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REPORTS OF PROCEEDINGS 



CITY COUNCIL OF BOSTON, 



FOB THE YEAR 



Commencing Monday, January 6, 1896, and ending Saturday, January 2, 1897. 



BEING REPRINTS OF REPORTS AS PUBLISHED BY CONTRACT IN THE 
BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER. 






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• BOSTON: 

ROCKWELL AND CHURCHILL, CITY PRINTERS 

1897 . 



The following index has been prepared in accordance with a contract with the City Council. 



INDEX 



TO THE 



CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS 

FOR THE YEAR COMMENCING JANUARY 6, 1896, AND ENDING JANUARY 2, [897. 



(Preceding figure indicating page, a signifies Aldermen, c Common Council.) 



A street. 

arc light: Edison Electric Illuminating Company, petition a 471 — 
grunted a 505 

building: E. S. Hamlin & Co., petition to erect a 763-granted .1955, 
recommitted c gjS-granted c 976 

bulkhead : Thomas Casey, petition to construct a Jo-granted a 5S 

poles: Postal Telegraph Cable Company, petition to locate a 655-order 
for hearing a 73S-hearing a 749-granted a 759; New England Tele- 
phone and Telegraph Company, petition to erect and remove a 725- 
order for hearing a 759-hearing a 763-granted a 773 

stable : E. S. Hamlin & Co., petition and order for hearing a 765-hear- 
inga 7Sj-granted a S92 

A, Congress, and Washington streets. 

pules : New England Telephone and Telegraph Company, petition to 
erect and remove a 964-order for hearing a 967-hearing a 1004-granted 
a 1006 

A. P. A. Parade. (See Fourth of July.) 
Abbotsford street. 

laying out and extension : order that the committee on finance be 
requested to provide the sum of $6,000 for the laying out and extension 
from Harold to Crawford St., etc., referred to committee on finance a 86 

Sidewalk: Augustus F. Arnold, petition a 77S-granted a 780; John 
W. Home et at., petition a Soj-g ranted a 812 

Abbott, Ambrose H., et als. 

appointed constables a 371, 372-referred to committee on streets and 
sewers a 399-report, recommending that action be taken on said list 
with exception of name of George H. Royce, and that action on his 
name be laid on table, accepted, appointments confirmed; name of G. 
H. Royce laid on table a 430-taken up, confirmed a 483 

Abbott, Louis F. 

bay-window, Hampden St., petition and order for hearing a 141-hearing 
a 167-granted a 28S 

Abel, Paul. 

stable, Lamartine St., petition and order for hearing a 943-hearing a 1004- 
granted a 1033 

Aberdeen, Fire Apparatus. (See Fire Department.) 
Adams, A. S. 

petition, sidewalks, Bradlee St. a 398-grantcd a 403 

Adams, C. Henry. 

petition, banner, Washington st. a 564-granted a 738 
Adams street, Charlestowu. 

numbering: order that the superintendent of streets be requested to 
have street properly numbered, passed a 435 

Adams street, Dorchester. 

building : P. McMorrow, petition to erect a 564-granted c 646 a 662 
edgestones : order that edgestone assessment levied against estate of 



Adams street, Dorchester, continued. 

John D. Sargent, trustee, be rescinded and reassessed, referred to com- 
mittee on streets and sewers a 778-report, accepted, order passed a 780 

paving : order that the committee on finance be requested to provide in 
the next general loan bill the sum of $25,000, to be expended in paving 
between Field's Corner and the junction of Adams st. and Neponset 
ave., referred to committee on finance c 7S (order, Feb. 3). See Dor- 
chester, street improvements 

sewer : Littlefield Bros. & Co., petition a 565 ; Frederick J. Stark et als., 
petition a 778 

sidewalk: ordered a 123; Philip Mc Morrow, petition a 472-granted 
a 484 

tracks : see West End Street R.R. Co. 

trees : order that the superintendent of public grounds be requested to 
remove decayed tree in front of estate of J. L. Ormsby, passed a 574; 
order to remove tree in front of estate of J. L. Ormsby, passed a 611 

Adams street, Roxbuiy. 

sidewalks : Asahel Glover, petition a 530-granted a 542; Wm. Landri. 
gan, petition a 865-granted a 876 

Adams and Dudley streets. 

sidewalk : Abraham Bilofsky, petition a Soj-granted a 8t2 

Addison, Richard. 

petition to lay iron pipe, Shawmut ave. a 730-granted a 742; petition to 
put pipe in sidewalk, Shawmut ave. a 764-granted a 770 

Address, Inaugural. (See Mayor, The.) 
Adelaide street. 

improvement: order that the committee on finance be requested to 
provide in the next loan bill the sum of $4,000 for improvements, re- 
ferred to committee on finance c 408 

macadamizing and putting in condition : order that the super- 
intendent ot streets be requested to macadamize and put in condition 
for travel, passed cS6i, 862-assigned a S66-taken up, indefinitely post- 
poned a 889-placed on file c 92S 

poles : Boston Electric Light Co., petition to erect a SSS-order for hear- 
ing a S95-hearing a 901-granted a 915, 916 

Adelson, David. 

petition, clothing sign, Dorchester ave. a 529-grantetl a 539 

Administration Improvement. (See Ordinances.) 
Ahearn, Annie. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries a 11S 

Ahem, J. J. & P. M. 

petition to move building, Centre st. a 447-granted a 453; petition to 
move building, Heath pi. a 625-granted a 631 ; petition to move build- 
ing, Mechanic st. a 655-granted a 666; petition to move building, East 
Sixth st. a 730-granted a 743 

Aiken, Horace W., et als. 

appointed measurers of grain a 371-confirmed a 399 



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ALASKA 



ALLEN 



Alaska street. 
sidewalk : ordered a 133 

Alban street, Dorchester. 
aldewalka : Thomas C. Caldwell, petition :i 473-granted a 4S4 ; Edmund 
Stein, petition n 530-granted a 542 : Clara Atwood <7 u/., petition a 625- 
granted .1 633; Mary A. Wilson <•/ als., petition a 866-granted ;i 876 



Albany street. . 

ii*l>liitlt lug : order that the superintendent of streets, through the 
mayor, be requested to report :m estimate of cost of asphalting from 
Concord to West Newton sts., referred to the mayor c 467; communica- 
tion from the mayor transmitting communication from superintendent 
of streets relative to, referred to committee on finance C4S6; order that 
committee On finance he requested to provide in the next loan bill the 
sum of $13,300 for asphalting between Concord and East Newton sts., 
discussed e jj^, 526-referred to committee on finance c 526 

building : Johnson & Gately, petition to erect a S64; Wm, C. Nor- 
CTOSS & Co., petition to erect a SS7-granted a 955-recommitted c 95S- 
e ra ate d 

Cellar below grade: H. A. Slakin, petition to excavate a 341- 
granted a 404; Austin Cannon, petition a 341-granted a 329; communi- 
cation from the mayor vetoing permit, referred to committee on streets 
and sewers a 397-report accepted, veto sustained a 404 

electric light : order that the superintendent of lamps, through the 
mayor, be requested to place electric light between Kneeland and 
Beach sts., referred to the mayor c 441 

iron-pipe: West End Street Railroad Company, petition to lay a 764- 
order for hearing a 770-hearing a 776-taken up, referred to committee 
on streets and sewers a S32-report, with order, accepted, passed a 834 

sidewalk : T. I'. McWeeney, granted a 403; order that the superintend- 
ent of streets be requested to pave, etc., referred to the mayor c 443 ; 
order that the superintendent of streets be requested to raise the curb- 
stone and sidewalks on the north side, between East Concord st. and 
Massachusetts ave., to the proper grade, passed a 504; James A. and 
Thomas J. Plunkett, petition a SSS-granted a 892 

tracks : see West End Street Railroad Company 

widening: order that the board of street commissioners be requested 
to prepare an estimate of cost of widening from Troy St. to Lehigh st. 
to conform to width at Dover St., passed c 79; communication from the 
street commissioners relative to, referred to committee en finance c 179 

Albany-street Bridge. 

closing : order to close to public travel during necessary repairs, referred 
to committee on streets and sewers a 77S 

Albany and Hampden streets and Blue Hill avenue. 

poles : communication from the mayor transmitting communication 
from the wire commissioner relative to dangerous line of unused poles, 
referred to committee on electric wires a 445-report, with order, ac- 
cepted, passed a 505 

Albion street. 

sign : Samuel Fox, petition a 421-granted a 454 

Alden, George E. and John E. 

petition, removal tree, East Seventh St. a 805 

Alden, Morton, et als. 

appointed weighers of coal a 370, 371-confirmed a 399; appointed meas- 
urers of wood and bark a 371-confirmed a 399; appointed inspectors of 
pressed or bundled hay and straw a 371-confirmed a 399 

Alden street. 

sign : Leo L. Manley, petition a 1027-granted a 1034 

Aldermen, Board of. 

oaths of office administered : page 1 

organized : a S-13 

chairman : John H. Lee, elected a 8; closing address a 1073, I0 74 

chamber : order that the superintendent of public buildings be re- 
quested to have the ceiling, walls, and woodwork thoroughly repaired 
and painted, etc., passed a 782, 783 c 79S 

committees : appointed a S7, SS 

fire-badges for aldermen : order that the fire commissioner, through 
the mayor, be requested to furnish the members of the board of alder- 
men with fire badges for personal use, discussed, substitute offered, 
discussed a 427, 428-passed a 428; communication from the mayor 
relative to, placed on file a 470; order that the city clerk be requested to 
procure suitable badges for the members of board of aldermen, passed 
a 470 

invitations : communication from commissioners of charitable and 
reformatory interests and institutions, inviting members to meet with 
them Oct. 28, 1896, referred to committee on streets and sewers a S6S; 
report, accepted, invitation accepted a S76 

meetings : order that Monday of each week at 3 o'clock P. M. be the 
day and hour of meeting until otherwise ordered, passed a 12; order for 
next meeting, passed a 403, 540, 6S9; regular meeting held, adjourned 
out of respect to the memory of the late Wm. E. Russell, ex.governor 
of Massachusetts a 715; order for next, passed a 746, 753, S36, 891, 
966, 1032 

power over street railways : order that the corporation counsel be 
requested to report as to the jurisdiction of the board of aldermen con- 
cerning franchises to street railway companies, as regards their power 



Aldermen, Board of, continued. 

10 grant track locations, power for revocation of such grant, etc., referred 
to committee on streets and sewers a 379-report, no action necessary, 
acceptetl a 632 

question of privilege : a SS, S9 

revised regulations : order that the clerk of committees be authorized 
to prepare for the use of the members of the board of aldermen a 
pocket manual of the revised regulations of the board of aldermen, 
etc., passed a 144; order to amend chap. 3 of the Revised Regulations 
of 1S92, relative to revoking license of any theatre, circus, show, or 
other public amusement in which any performance is given of high 
diving, jumping into a net, or on a trapeze, tight rope, or wire, etc., re- 
ferred to committee on rules and orders a 174; Master Teamsters' Asso- 
ciation, petition that section 6 of Revised Regulations of 1S92, prohibit- 
ing the loading of teams with more than three tons be repealed a 655- 
report with regulation relative to, accepted, passed a 737, 738; order 
that all expenses incurred for a hearing given relative to loading of 
teams be charged to Contingent fund, boardof aldermen, passed a74o; 
regulation to amend chap. 6 of the Revised Regulations of JS92, rela- 
tive to restriction of pedlers and use of streets by vehicles, referred to 
committee on rules a 7Sg-report accepted, regulation adopted a 790; 
standing of teams on Federal and Devonshire sts.; see also Master 
Builders' Association, or Devonshire and Federal sts. 

rules and orders : order that the rules and orders of the last board of 
aldermen, with the exception of rule 33, be adopted as the rules and 
orders of the present board until otherwise ordered, and that a special 
committee be appointed to prepare same, passed a 10-committee ap- 
pointed a 27-report, accepted a 27, 2S; order that Rule 24 of the rules of 
the board of aldermen be amended by striking out of said rule the 
words " streets and sewers," and inserting the words " public improve- 
ments," in place thereof, referred to committee on rules and orders 
a 943 

stenographer for members : order that the chairman of the board of 
aldermen be authorized to employ Frank X. Chisholm as stenographer 
and clerk for the members, etc., passed a 9 

unfinished business : order that the several standing committees of 
the board be authorized to resume the unfinished business referred to 
them by last board of aldermen, passed a 12; order that all matters of 
an unfinished nature be referred to next government, passed a 1070 

closing proceedings- : resolution thanking chairman, passed a 1070- 
1074; closing address oi chairman a 1073, 1074; order that closing pro- 
ceedings be printed as a city document, passed a 1074; adjourned sine 
die a 1074 



{See Legislative 



Aldermen, Nomination and Election of. 

Matters.) 
Aid rich street. 

lamps : George A. Heyl, petition a 342 

Alexander, Charles A. 

petition, compensation for damages occasioned by the obstruction of a 
water-course in Leroy St., Dorchester a 529 

Alexander, H. 

petition, signs, Kingston st. a 7S5~granted a 7SS 

Alford street. 

widening : order that the street commissioners be requested to report 
the estimated cost of constructing between Main st. and Everett line, 
including the cost of reconstructing Maiden bridge, passed a 14S; 
communication from the street commissioners relative to, referred to 
committee on finance a 424 

Alger School. (See School Department.) 

Algonquin street. 

edgestones and sidewalk : Charlotte M. Pitman, granted a 742 
sidewalk: Frederick R. Hill, petition a 229-granted a 380; Geo. W. 

Dowd, petition a 229-granted a 380; Martha E. Robinson, petition a 

625-granted a 633 

Algonquin and Bradlee streets. 

construction : (order Feb. 3). See Dorchester, street improvements 
square at junction: order that the care of the square at junction be 

transferred from the superintendent of streets to the superintendent of 

public grounds, passed a 574-discussed, passed c 5S0 

Algonquin and Harvard streets. 

sidewalk : Cummings & Morehouse, petition a 497-granted a 506 

Allandale street. 

lamps : Charles F. Sprague et a/s., petition a 655 

Alleghany street. 

sidewalk : Delia T. Kill ion, petition a So5-granted a Si 2 

Allen, Geo. E. 

petition, showcases, Temple pi. a # 3i5~refused a 345 

Allen, Horace Gwynne, Alderman. 

qualified : page 1 

appointed: committee on rules and orders of the board of aldermen 
327; committee on statue of Gen. Joseph Warren a 31; committee 



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ALLEN 



ANCIENT 



Allen, Horace Gwynne, Alderman, continued. 

on county accounts, Faneuil Hall, etc., streets and sewers a 30; com- 
mittee on sewer division, sanitary division, stables, rules and orders; 
joint rules a 36; committee on county accounts, Faneuil Hall, etc., 
streets and sewers, sanitary division, sewer division, stables, rules and 
orders, claims, contingent expenses, election department, institutions 
department, lamp department, legislative matters, Mt. Hope cemetery 
department, ordinances and law department, police department, Fourth 
of )uly, mayor's address a 87, 8S; committee to attend funeral Governor 
Greenhalge a 243; committee on Patriots' day a 2S1 ; eulogy on life and 
services of Frederic T. Greenhalge a 34S;" committee on unclaimed 
baggage a 377 ; committee to attend hearings on revision of fares a 61 1 ; 
committee on apportionment of representatives to the General Court 
from Suffolk county a 627; committee to attend funeral of ex-Governor 
Russell a 71 1 

orders €>ffered : revocation of sparring permit a 32; Humboldt ave., 
coasting a 55 ; vault under sidewalk, Mason st , extension of time a S6; 
Abbottsford St., extension a So; open-air meetings of Salvation Army 
a So; catalogue of library documents a 404, 405 ; Kearsarge ave., closing 
roadway a 435 ; sanitation of school-houses, etc. a 530; sidewalk assess- 
ment, Maywood St. a 540; removal trees, Elm Hill ave. a 574; removal 
trees, Wayne St., Rockville park and Montrose st. a 611; expense of 
hearing relative to loading ot teams a 740; expense of hearing relative 
to pedling a 766; restrictions of pedlers a ;Sy; widening and extend- 
ing Chauncy pi., Roxbury a S34 ; removal of trees, Blue Hill ave. 
a 953; coasting, Gaston St. a 1070 

remarks : vote for chairman aS; Commonwealth vs. Pcabody Case 
a 10, 11, 30; aldermen, nomination and election of an; free transfers, 
etc., street railways a 12; coasting, Lamont st. a 31, 32; revocation of 
sparring permit a 32, t,i,; use of streets, ordinance relative to a 34, 35; 
suits by city a 35 ; Metropolitan water supply a 54,55; discontinuance 
of legal proceedings againstj. B. Mulvey a 55,56; joint rules, adoption 
of a 85, JI9, 120; harbor improvements a S7 ; parade ground and rifle 
range a 124; cornice, corner Tremont and Beacon sts. a 142, 143; pay- 
ment for legal services by Transit Commission a 146, 147; new ward- 
rooms a 151 ; appropriation bill a 172-174; athletic exhibition a 175; rail- 
road matters a 204; Elizur Foote vs. City of Boston a 20S; ordinance 
relative to counsel hire a 231; law officers, amount paid Thomas M. 
Babson a 23S ; death of Frederic T. Greenhalge a 242,243; license, 
athletic entertainment a 252; temporary loan revoked a 257; all-night 
car to East Boston a 25S, 259; new city hall a 2S1 ; Magazine and 
Fellows sts. a 2S3, 2S4 ; subway lease a 2S1-2S3, 2S7; deputy sealers of 
weights and measures a 2S3 ; transfer to Magazine and Fellows sts. 
a 2S3, 2S4; loan for school-house improvements a 314; southern union 
station bill a 349-351, 374377, 3S0; claim of Annie O'Brien a 373; 
restrictions on contracts a 378; Memorial day appropriation a 381-383; 
sewer outlet, South Boston a422,423; appointment of Andrew J. Bailey 
a 449; Massachusetts pipe line bill a 451; 452; bond of Thomas F. 
Scanlan a 453 ; sanitation of school-houses, etc. a 504,530-537; stable, 
Gay Head st. a 529; free public baths a 571, 572 ; baths in Moultonst. 
school-house a 574; report of committee on health on Consumptives' 
Home a 575, 576; wardroom, ward 11 a 59S; consumptives' home a 694, 
605; entertainment, East Boston a 611 ; John Boyle O'Reilly memorial 
a 627; loan bill a 631; loan for street department and electric light 
plant city hospital a 627-662, 667; claim of Richard H. Leary a 663, 
664; tracks, Adams st. a 664,665; building permit, Qtiincy St., con- 
sumptives' home a 684; request for clerk-hire, superior court a 733; 
carrying of loads a 73S; investigation of fire department a 743; permits 
regarding blasting a 744; representatives to the general court a 751; 
street department loan a 755, 756; clerk-hire, registry of deeds a 765: 
loan for street improvements, West Roxbury a 767, 76S; loan for 
$145,500 a S32; loan for sewer connections a S3S, S39, loan for sewer 
connections, Charlestown a 871; payment to fireman's widow a S74; 
grade, Tenean st. a S95 ; bay-window, Norway st. a 923; lease, boat land- 
ing, Commercial wharf a 953; underground conduits, Boston Pneumatic 
Transit Company a 956; revised ordinances 3971,972,988,989; next 
meeting a 972; loan for purchase of Massachusetts Historical Society 
building a 1025; leave for blind musician to stand in street a 1031 ; mu- 
nicipal ownership of West End Street Railway a 1031 ; closing proceed- 
ings a 1070, 1071 

Allen, J. W. 

order that permission be granted to stand night-lunch wagon in Berkeley 
st., referred to committee on streets and sewers a 31-report, accepted, 
order passed a 36 

Allen, Mary E. 

petition, illuminated sign, Garrison st. a 901-grantcd a 915 

Allen, Wm. H. 

petiton to be paid for the use on the East Boston ferries of certain gang- 
ways, the patent for which lias been assigned to him a 251-refused 3317 
c 322 

Allen street. 

l>ay-window : Wm. Lowe, petition and order for hearing a 905-hear- 
ing a 9iS-hearing a 923; William F. Lowe, petition and order for 
hearing a 943-hearing a 949-granted a 955 

Allison square, 
sewer : ordered a 4S3 

Allston, Wm. 

petition, license to run barges a 372-granted a 377; order that permit 
granted to run passenger barges be revoked, passed a 4S2 ; petition, 
license to run barges a 530-granted a 53S 



Allston square. 

sewer : report and order for hearing on order to take land of Albert 
Metcalf pi ats. for sewer purposes, accepted a 403-hearing a 446; order 
that the committee on finance be requested to include in the first loan 
order a sum sufficient to put sewer-pipes in square as soon as con- 
venient, referred to committee on finance c 135; Walter S. Blanchard, 
petition to be paid for land taken and damages sustained a 1069 

Allston square and Commonwealth avenue. 

sewer : Albert Metcalf ei al. t trustee, petition to be taken for land taken 
a77S 

Allston street. 

building : H. S. Angus, petition to move a 447 granted a 453 
sidewalks : E. B. Wood, petition a S30-granted a S35 

Allston and "Washington streets. 

poles : petition, extension of time a 729-granted a 739 

Almeder, W. P. 

petition, illuminated sign, Bedford St. a 887-granted aSy6; communication 
from the mayor vetoing permit, veto sustained a 900 

Alpert, Joseph. 

bay-windows, Brighton St., petition and order for hearing a 423-hearing 
a 446-granted a 6SS; bay-windows, Brighton St., petition and order for 
hearing a 730-hcaring a 749-refused a 815 

Amato, John. 

petition, signs, Broadway a 6S3~granted a 6S7 

Amazeen, Christopher. 

petition to be paid balance from tax-sale of estate, Cardington st. a 785- 
granted a 869 c 87S 

Ambulance, East Boston. (See Hospital Department.) 
Ambulance, South Boston. (See South Boston.) 
American Fertilizer Company. 

petition, sign, Milk st. a 167-granted a 207 

American Glue Company et ah. 

petition that permission be granted to lay conduit for conveying steam, 
Atlantic ave. a 29-order for hearing a 36-hearing a 49-granted a 123 

American Memorial Association ct ah. 

petition for an appropriation of $20,000 for a monument to Samuel F. 
Smith, author of "America," referred to committee on finance a 497, 
49S 

American Missionary Association. 

petition, use of Faneuil hall a 119-granted a 318 

American Railway Union. 

petition, use of Faneuil hall a 564-granted 3573; order that permission 
be granted to parade certain streets June 21, passed a 574 

American Sound Money League. 

petition, use of Faneuil hall a 7S5~granted a 7S9 

American Sugar Refining Company. 

petition to lay iron pipe, Granite St. a 203-order for hearing a 2oS-hearing 
a 228-granted a 2S7 

American Telephone and Telegraph Company. 

Dorchester ave.: petition, location of pole a 497-granted a 505; peti- 
tion to erect pole a 950-order for hearing a 954-hearing a 964-granted 
a 967 

Neponset ave. and Taylor st. : petition to erect poles a 625-granted 
a 62S; petition for extension of time a 729-granted a 759 

American Women Citizens' League. 

petition, use of Faneuil] hall a 529-granted a 541 

Amory street. 

bay-windows : Bernard Ehret, petition and order for hearing a 732- 
hearing a 749-granted a 7S1 

Amory and other streets. 
guy-ropes : Charles Linehan, petition to stretch a 950-granted a 955, 
956 

Amusement Tickets, Payment of Unused. (Sec Payment 
of Unused Amusement Tickets.) 

Ancient Order of Hibernians. 

order that permission be granted to parade in following-named streets 
(list given), referred to committee on streets and sewers a 379-report, 



st given), referred to committee on streets and sewers a 379-report, 
:epted, order passed a 3S0, 3S1 ; petition, use of Faneuil hall a 39S- 



£*) 



ANCIENT 



ARMORIES 



Ancient Order of Hibernians, continued. 

fronted a |oa; ordor that the streets through which said organization 
is to parade be closed to the passage of vehicles between 12 noon and 
; o'clock, etc., passed a 405 

Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company, 
petition, use of Faneuil hall a 229-granted a 231 ; petition, use of Faneuil 
hall a 398-granted n 102; order that the city messenger make arrange- 
ments so that the city council may accompany said organization down 
the harbor wlien tlicv sail for Europe, discussed c 637, 63S-referred to 
committee on city messenger department cojS; order tnatu special com- 
mittee be appointed to arrange for some suitable reception of said 
organization upon their return Irom Europe, discussed, amended, passed 
C 710, 717-referred to committee on streets and sewers a 731-report, with 
order in new draft, accepted, passed a 743, 744 c 79S; order that permis- 
sion be granted lor use of Faneuil hall, passed a 740; petition, use of 
Faneuil nail a oS6-granted a 9S7; petition, use of Faneuil ball, a 919- 
u ranted a 02 a, 043 

Anderson, A. C, et als. 

petition, sewer, Capen st. a 564 

Anderson, Charles A. 

petition, compensation for damages to estate, Le Roy St., by blocking ot 
drain a 30S 

Anderson, W. J., et als. 
petition, sewer, Walter st. a S05 

Anderson street. 

bay- window : Israel Silverstein, petition and order for hearing a 567- 
hearing a 596-granted a 73S; Samuel Steinberg, petition and order for 
hearing a 919-hearing a 941 ; Harry Rosenthal, petition and order for 
hearing a 943-hearing a 949 

sign : Joseph Slatcovich, petition a So4-granted a 875 

Andrew, J. 



stable, Irving St., petition and order for hearing a 732 
granted a 770 



■hearing- a 765 



Andrew square. 

public clock: order that the fire commissioners, through, the mayor' 
be requested to provide a public clock on house of Engine 43, etc., re- 
ferred to the mayor c 443 

repnving : order that the superintendent of streets, through the mayor, 
be requested to repair square, and put same in condition for public 
travel, referred to the mayor c Si 

Andrews, E., et ah. 

petition, lamps, Orient Heights a 49 

Andrews, E. A., et ah. 

petition that Edison Electric 111. Co. be granted leave to run. wires to 
houses West Newbury St., to furnish electric lights a 964 

Andrews, Richard F., Jr., et ah. 

petition, lamp, Bartlett terrace a 372 

Andrews square. 

paving : order that the superintendent of streets through the mayor be 
requested to submit an estimated cost of paving with granite blocks, 
referred to the mayor c S45 ; communication from the mayor transmit- 
ting communication from the superintendent of streets, relative to, re- 
ferred to committee on finance c S52 : order that the committee on 
finance be requested to report an order providing an appropriation of 
$1,200 for paving with granite blocks, referred to committee on 
finance c SS2 

Angus, H. S. 

petition to move buildings, Western ave. a 315-granted a347; stable, Ports- 
mouth St., petition and order for hearing a 343-hearing a 420; petition 
to move buildings, Washington St., Brighton a 447-granted a 483; peti- 
tion to move building, Allston st. a 447-granted a 453; petition to 
move building, Centre St. a 447-granted a 4S3-petition to move build- 
ing, Lincoln St., Brighton a 730-granted a 743; petition to move build- 
ings, Bickford, Parker, and Lincoln sts. a 764^granted a 771 ; petition 
to move building, Washington St., Brighton a 865-granted a §76; peti- 
tion to move building, South St. a 902-granted a 912; petition to move 
building, South st. a 919-granted a 922 ; petition to move building, Vine 
st. a 965-granted a 969 



Anniversary of Dedication of 

Farragut Day.) 



Farragut Statue. (See 



(See Appropriations, appropriation 



Annual Estimates 

bill.) 
Annual Reports of the Departments. 

order that heads of departments be authorized to submit their annual 
reports in print, passed a 1 1 c 20 

Antwerp street. 

claims : Stephen Jennings, petitions (4) to be paid balance remaining 
from tax sales of estates a 971-granted a 1006 c 100S 



Appleton street. 

bulkhead : A. Levy, petition to construct a 964-granted a 969 
tree : Win. B. Shaw, petition to trim a SS8-granted a 951 

Appleyard, Frederick. 

order that permission be granted to relocate a barber's pole, Tremont St., 
referred to committee on building department a 257-report, accepted, 
order passed a 28S 



the Fire Department.. (See Fire De- 



Appointments in 

parturient.) 

Apportionment of Representatives to the General Court. 

(See Representatives to the General Court in Suffolk 
County.) 

Appropriations. 

committee: appointed a $6, SS c 135 

appropriation bill : communication from the mayor transmitting 
appropriation and tax orders for the financial year 1896-7, together with 
recommendations for the appropriations for the several departments, 
and for other purposes, for the current fiscal year a 1 14-1 17-ordered 
printed and referred to committee on appropriations a 117-report, with 
order a 170-174-amended, passed a 174-assigned c 194-taken up, dis- 
cussed c 213, 214-passed in concurrence c 214 

April 19th. (See Patriot's Day.) 

Arbitration for Railway Companies and Employees. (See 

Legislative Matters.) 
Arch street. 

sign : J. W. Goddard & Sons, petition to project a 49-granted a 141 

Archer, Fred W. 

petition to erect post in sidewalk, Washington St. a 39S-refused a 404; 
petition to change location of post, Washington St., Dorchester a 472- 
granted a 542 

Architect for Public Building Department. (See Public 

Building Department.) 
Arc Lights, Free. (See West End St. Railway Co.) 
Argyle street. 

lamps : Henry Hughes et als., petition a 764 

Arlington place. 

stable : John J. Christie, petition and order for hearing a 765-hearing 
a 785-granted a 7SS 

Arlington to Berkeley street. 

sewer in passageway between Boylston and Newbury 
sts.: Francis Peabody, Jr., et als., petition a 139-granted a 149 

Armandine street. 

sidewalk : James F. Smith, petition a 342-granted a3So; C. W.Cole, 
petition a 472-granted a 484; James F. Smith, petition a 565-granted 
a 577; Geo. B. Rowbotham et als., petition a 565-granted a 577; Agnes 
I. Burnes, petition a 565-granted a 577; M. J. Brown, petition a 565- 
granted a 577; Thomas H. Kennedy, petition a 6S$-granted a 690 

stable : Richard W. McDowell, petition and order for hearing a 2S4- 
hearing a 372-granted a 3S1 ; Thomas Driver, petition and order for 
hearing a S32-hearing a 8S7-granted a S92 

tree : Eva P. Smith, petition, removal a 564-granted a 663 

Armories and Military Affairs. 

committee : appointed a 36, S7 

Battery A, transfer: communication from the mayor relative ft>, 
with orders that Battery A be assigned to the South Armory, and that 
superintendent of public buildings be directed to notify said battery of 
this designation and to cause removal of effects, etc., referred to com- 
mittee on armories a 22S, report with orders, accepted, passed a 766 

armory, corner of Maverick and Bremen sts. : see Public 
Building Department 

extension of armories, etc. : order that the armory commissioners 
appointed under the provisions of chapter 3S4 of the acts of lSSS are 
hereby requested by the city council to complete, enlarge, and extend 
the armories of the city built by the armory commissioners, and expend 
for said purposes an amount not exceeding $120,000, referred to com- 
mittee on streets and sewers a 629-report, accepted, order passed a 629- 
discussed, assigned c 636- taken up, passed c 703; communication from 
the mayor vetoing order, ordered printed and assigned a 725 ; taken up 
(CD. 145), passage of order reconsidered, order passed a S63, assigned 
c 879. taken up, passed c 936; communication from the mayor relative 
to veto of order, placed on file a S63 

parade ground and rifle range : order that the committee on 
armories and military affairs advertise, through the superintendent of 
public buildings, for sites suitable for a parade ground and rifle range 
for the purpose of providing that part of the State militia located in the 
city with suitable range accommodations, passed a 124; order that the 
board of aldermen be requested to instruct its committee on armories 
and military affairs to take such action as may be deemed expedient to 



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ARMORIES 



ATHERTON 



Armories and Military Affairs, continued. 

cause the rifle range in the East and South Armories to be placed in 
proper condition for use, sent up c 272-referred to committee on 
armories a 280-report, submitting proposals for site, discussed a S07- 
809-referred to committee on streets and sewers a 809-placed on file a 
1067; J. Henry Guild el als., remonstrance against Morse Farm as a 
rifle range a 655 ; remonstrance of West Roxbury Citizens Association 
against such portion of the recent report of the committee on armories 
as relates to selection of lots 6 and 7 for a rifle range a S30; petition of 
Cant. W. D. Ewing el als. to purchase site in southern part of city, etc. : 
order that the inspector-general of rifle practice and tiie inspectors oi* 
the First and Ninth Infantry, M.V.M., with such oihcers as they may 
require to serve with them, be requested to serve as a board of officers 
to consider and decide upon a site for a rifle range, etc., discussed 
a 903, 904, referred to committee on streets and sewers a 903, report 
with order in new draft, accepted, discussed a 913-915, passed a 914; 
communications relative to, placed on file a 915; communication from 
the mayor suggesting the advisability of obtaining from the Legisla- 
ture the right to take hmd by right of eminent domain for this pur- 
pose, before any price is fixed upon, referred to committee on streets 
and sewers a 941, report called for a 946, report with order, accepted, 
passed a 1067; Frederick L. Wolkins, communication from, modifying 
propositions to sell land a 942-placed on tile a 1067; communication 
from F. L. Wolkins making a modification of his proposition to sell 
certain land for a rifle range being lot No. 4, on report of committee 
on armories of Sept. 26th a 919-placed on file a 1067-communication 
from Geo. F. Wright offering for sale a lot of 20 acres of land on 
Morton St., Dorchester, for a rifle range a 910-placed on file a 1067 
' Signal Corps, First Brigade : petition for a change in the rooms 
assigned to it in the South Armory a 372 
target practice: Geo. H. Hall, Inspector-General of Rifle Practice, 
petition for an appropriation of $4,000 for supplying facilities for target 
practice for the militia a 49-report with order, accepted, passed a 401 

Armstrong, J. R. 

petition to box tree, Main St., a £65-granted 3876; communication from 
the mayor vetoing permit, veto sustained a 900 

Arnett, Bishop. 

preamble and resolve relative to certain hotel keepers refusing said 
divine accommodations, and that the city council, voicing the sentiment 
of the people of the city of Boston, condemn such discrimination on 
account of the color of his skin, and urge upon the district-attorney the 
necessity of bringing the violators of our laws to a sure and speedy 
punishment, discussed c 133, 134, passed c 134 3410 

Arnia, Josephine. 

stable, Morton St., Dorchester, petition andjorder for hearing a 473-hear- 
ing » 563-granted a 577 

Arnold, A. F. 

bay windows, cor. Dudley and Kenilworth sts., petition and order for 
hearing a 951-hearing a 964-granted a 967; communication from the 
mayor vetoing permit, veto sustained a 983 

Arnold, Augustus F. 

petition to place hilching-post in sidewalk, Crawford st. a 342-granted 
a 347 

Art Commission. 

approval of building nhuis : see Legislative Matters 
statues : approval of statue of Sir Henry Vane, see Vane, Sir Henry, or 
Library Department; approval of marble copy of the Venus de Medici 
for the Library, see Library Department; communication from, approv- 
ing the design of busts of Oliver Wendell Holmes and John G. Whit- 
tier to be placed in the public library, sent up c 899, placed on file a 904; 
Bacchante, see Library Department 

Arthur & Shaw. 

petition to erect guy. post, Beacon st. a 530-granted a 542; petition to close 
Utica st. during building operations a 77S ; petition to erect guy-posts, 
Beach st. a S65-granted a 876 

Arthur street. 

stable ! S. T. Chipman, petition and order for hearing a 440-heariny 
a 528-granted a 542 ™ 6 

Arundel street. 

sewer : report no action necessary on petition of Win. H. Devens el als. 

(referred from last year), accepted a 78S 
stable : Wm. W. Griswold, petition and order for hearing a 812-hearintr 

a 887-granted a 892 6 

Ash Barrels, Removal of. {See Street Department.) 
Ashburton place. 

widening : order that the street commissioners be requested to submit 
as soon as possible an estimate of the expense of widening by taking 
a portion of estate belonging to Mt. Vernon Congregational church, 
which projects into the street five feet and a half, passed c 201 ; commu- 
nication from the street commissioners relative to, referred to com. 
mittee on finance c 261 



m 



Ashes, Collection of. 

order that a special committee be appointed to examine into the methods 
alleged to be in vogue concerning the collection of ashes, etc., laid over 
c So-taken up, adjourned for want of quorum c 112; committee appointed 
c 165; order that the special committee investigate the condition of the 
different districts of this city and report whether or not the ashes are 
being properly collected or not, referred to special committee c 369- 
report of committee on ordinances on order for an amendment to the 
ordinances relative to the placing of ashes, etc., in the public streets, 
no action necessary, accepted, order rejected c 552 

Ashford and Pratt streets, Brighton. 

fire-alarm box : order that the fire commissioner be requested, through 
the mayor, to place at corner, passed c 32 a 30 

Ashland street. 

edgestones and sidewalks : order for construction, referred to com- 
mittee on streets and sewers a 319-report, accepted, order passed a 320 

paving and regulating : order that the superintendent of streets be 
requested to furnish an estimate of the cost, referred to the mayor 
C360; communication from the mayor transmitting communication from 
the superintendent of streets, referred to committee on finance c 384; 
order that the committee on finance include in the next loan bill the 
sum of $2,500 for paving and regulating, from Leverett St. to Chambers 
St., referred to committee on finance c 38S, 389; report, no action neces- 
sary on petition of Wm. A. Dunn, accepted a 753 

Ashland street, West Roxbury. 

sidewalk : report, no action necessary, accepted a 542 

Ashland and Elm streets. 

trees : J. B. Mulvey, petition removal trees a 421-granted a 474 

Ashland and Florence streets, West Roxbury. 

edgestones and sidewalk : Roslindale Baptist church. granteda6oo 

Ashland and Poplar streets, West Roxbury. 

sidewalk: order for construction in front of estate of Francis A. 
Wise, passed a 176 

Ashley avenue. 

appropriation : transfer; see Bennington and Walley sts. 

improvements : order that the superintendent of streets, through the 
mayor, be requested to report the cost ot grading and macadamizing 
from Breed to Bennington sts., and also cost of laying sewer, referred 
to the mayor c 437; communication from the mayor transmitting com- 
munication from the superintendent of streets, relative to, referred to 
committee on finance c 54S; order that the unexpended balance of spe- 
cial appropriation for filling in, solid, Saratoga St., be hereby trans- 
ferred to the street division tor the purpose of grading and constructing, 
discussed c 619, 620-passed c 619-motion to reconsider, lost c 620 a 625 

sewer: John Booth el als., petition a 447-granted a 4S4; order that the 
supt. of streets be requested to report the estimated cost of constructing 
sewer, referred to the mayor c 590; communication from the mayor 
transmitting communication from the supt. of streets, giving estimates 
of cost, referred to committee on finance c 615; communication from 
the board of health requesting that petition of the residents for a sewer 
be granted; order that the board of aldermen De requested to order con- 
struction of sewer, passed c 619-motion to reconsider, lost c 620-referred 
to committee on streets and sewers a 625 ; preamble and order for hear- 
ing on order to take land of Christopher Kammerer et als., for sewer 
purposes, passed a 786-hearing a 864-preamble and order to take land, 
accepted, passed a S76, 877; Rufus Kimball, petition, compensation for 
land taken a 902-referred to committee on finance a 1033 

Ashley avenue, Bennington and Breed streets. 

abatement of nuisance : see Health Department 

Ashmont street. 

building: John Cavanagh & Son, Building Moving Co., petition to 
move a 119-granted a 123; John Cavanagh & Son, Building Moving 
Co., petition to move a 229-granted a 235 

claims : Helena M. Jacobs, petition to be paid balance remaining from 
tax sale of estate a 950-g ranted a 1006 c 100S 

Assessing Department. 

committee : appointed a 8S c 135 

assessors: Joshua S. Duncklee, John J. Murphy, George A. Comins, 
appointed a 341-confinned a 377 

assessment districts : communication from the secretary of board of 
assessors submitting a description of division of the city into forty-one 
assessment districts a 400, 401-ordered printed and assigned a 401- 
taken up, placed on file a 423 

deceased employee : order to pay widow oPDuncan McArthur the 
amount that would have been due at the expiration of term for which he 
was appointed as second assistant assessor, passed a 6S9 c 695 

taxing of unimproved property: order that the board of assessors 
be requested to report in regard to unimproved properly in the city, and 
as to whether or not it is taxed its full market value, referred to com- 
mittee on assessing department a 175 

Assessment Districts. ; -(See Assessing Department.) 
Atherton street. 

sidewalk : B. W. Shaw, petition a 765-granted a 772 



ATHLETES 



BADGES 



Athletes, B. A. A. {See Distinguished Guests.) 

Atkinson, Charles F. 
petition, permit for minor a 33-granted a So; petition, permit for minor 
.1 15 1 -granted a 252; petition, permit for minor to appear in public 
6 1 . granted a jijj petit:v:-. : pic~.:tfr>r cricortoappiar fn p.ikkc-. 398- 
granted n p>i ; petition, License for minor a goa-granted a 910; petition, 
license for Zoological garden and general amusements at old Public 
Library building, for the season a 902-granted a 910, 911 

Atkinson & Bostock, Proprietors of the "Zoo." 

petition for Chiquita to drive her brougham on the sidewalks a 950-rc- 
fused a 955 

Atlantic avenue. 

barber-poles : Salvator Di Mento, petition a 72S-granted a 73S; Charles 

Campbell, petition to project a SSy-jfranted a S96 
conduit : American Glue Company rf als., petition that permission be 

granted to lay conduit for conveying; steam a 29-order for hearing 

a 36-hearing a 40-granted a 123 
crossing: order that the superintendent of streets, through the mayor, 

place a crossing between Union Freight Company's yard and avenue, 

referred to the mayor c 9S0 
electric light : order that the superintendent of lamps be directed to 

locate and maintain, passed a 233, 234 
repaying: order that the superintendent of streets be requested to 

repave from State st. to Eastern ave., referred to the mayor c 43 
tracks : see West End Street Railway Company 

Atlantic avenue and India street. 

electric light. : E. E. Murphy et als., petition a 251. 

Atlantic street. 

extension anil laying out: order that the street commissioners, 
through the mayor, be requested to report an estimate of cost of laying 
out from Old Harbor St. to East Eighth St., referred to the mayor C441 ; 
order that the street commissioners be requested to report, through the 
mayor, the cost of laying out and constructing, passed c 526 a 537 

Atwood, Clara, et al. 

sidewalk, Alban St., petition a 625-granted a 633. 

Atwood, Harrison H. 

resolve and order that the mayor be requested to take such steps as may 
be necessary to free the city from any present agreement for employment 
of Mr. Atwood, discussed, passed c 21 

Atwood-Peabody Case, Testimony and Proceedings in. 

(See Printing Department.) 
Auburn street, Charlestown. 

bay-windows : Neil A. Landry, petition and order for hearing a 473- 
hearing a 496 

Auckland street. 

edgestone and sidewalk: Win. Riley et al., granted a 4.2S 

Auditing Department. , 

committee : appointed a 88 c 135 

city auditor : James H. Dodge, appointed a 250-confirmed a 316 

deficits in appropriations: see Harrison ave., OTifcai'n/, and Park 
Department, appropriation, land taken for park purposes; communica- 
tion from the mayor transmiting communication from the auditor stat- 
ing that there is a deficit in the appropriation for widening Essex and 
Lincoln sts., referred to committee on finance a 682 

execution of court : communication from the mayor transmitting 
letter from the city auditor stating that an execution of court amounting 
to $9,053.07 has been paid for land taken for public parks, for which 
there is at present no appropriation, referred to committee on finance 

3 34' 

salary of" auditor : see Ordinances — revised ordinances 

transfer of Fourth of July appropriation: see Seventeenth of 
June 

transfer from rebuilding bridges, Watertown : see Water- 
town, rebuilding bridges 

vacation pay-rolls : see City Employees 

Audubon road. 

sewer : George S. Daniell, petition a 530-report, no action necessary 
a 7SS-ordered a 779, 7S0 

Austin, Charles G. 

petition, license to exhibit natural curiosities, Court St., for the season 
a 472-granted a 478 

Austin Primary School Building. (See School Depart- 
ment.) 
Austin 'William. 

petition, license for minor a 2So-granted a 2S5 ; petition, license for minor 
to appear in public a 372-granted a 377; petition, license for minor 
a 472-granted a 477 



Austin street. 

bay-windows : Francis Raynes, petition and order for hearing a 284- 
hearing a 314-granted a 320 

Austin & Stone. 

petition, permit for minor a S65~granted a S69 

Automatic Sand Boxes. (See Railroad Matters.) 
Avery street. 

illuminated sign : Myer L. Silverstein, petition agoi-granted a 915; 

John D. McCarthy, petition a 964-granted a 967; communication from 

the mayor vetoing permit, veto sustained a 970, 971 
iron pipes : M. C. Clark, petition to lay a 902-granted a 911 
sign: John D. McCarthy, petition a 942-granted a 945; communication 

from the mayor vetoing permit, veto sustained a 962 

Avon place. 

arc lights: T. D. Cook & Co., petition a nS-refused a 234; T. D. 
Cook & Co., petition a 22S-granted a 234 

Awarding of Contracts. (See Contracts.) 
B street. 

building: O'Brien & Cusick, granted c 195 a 205; James O'Beirne, 
erection, granted c 195 a 205; New England Milk Company, petition to 
erect a 471-granted c 551 a 566;' New England R.R. Co., petition to 
erect a 72S-granted c 103S a 1059 

B and Seventh streets. 

watering-trough : order that the committee on water department 
consider the advisability of locating a watering-trough, referred to 
committee on water department c 415 

B. A. A. Athletes, Reception to. (See Distinguished 

Guests.) 
B, C, D, L, East Fifth, and Dorchester streets. 

poles : New England Telephone and Telegraph Co., petition to erect 
a 763-hearing a 777-granted a 782 

Babson, Thomas M. 

- appointed city solicitor a 4iS-assigned a 449-taken up, discussed a 474, 
475-confirmed a 475 

Bacchante. (See Library Department.) 
Bachelder, .Thomas C, Councilman, Ward 24. 

qualified: page 1 

appointed : committee on city 'clerk department, engineering 7 depart- 
ment c 135; committee on preservation of records c 294; committee on 
Robinson eulogy c 367; committee on Strandway c 495 

remarks: death of Governor Greenhalge c 245; playground, North 
End c 217, 21S; subway lease c 300; southern union passenger station 
c 413; care of square, Algonquin and Bradlee sts. c 580; transfer, 
Tremlett park c 616; loan orders c SSo, SSi 

Bachelder, Thomas C. 

petition to erect hitching-post, Gleason St. a 447-granted a 453 

Bachofner, Kaspar, et als. 

petition, lamps, Weld Hill St. a S30 

Back Bay Fens. 

seats: order that the committee on park department be authorized to 
find location for putting in seats, referred to committee on park depart- 
ment c 723 

statue of John Boyle O'Reilly : see O'Reilly, John Boyle, Statue 

Back street. 

change of name to Harvard St. : see Harvard St., Dorchester 
closing to public travel : order to close during time necessary for 
construction of Blue Hill ave., passed a 175 

Bacon, Anne. 

petition that the city reconvey to her certain land in Winchester taken in 
1S63 by the city of Charlestown a S6s-report with order, accepted, 
passed a 920-assigned c 929-taken up, passed c 960 

Badaracco, Andrew A. 

petition to decorate buildings, North Bennet, Hanover, Salem, Prince, 
and other streets a 750-granted a 753; report and order to give band 
concert, North sq., accepted, passed" a 754 c 79S; petition, use of hand 
stand, North sq. a 7S6; report, no action necessary, accepted a S36 

Badger place. 

claims: Charlestown Five Cents Savings Bank, petition to be paid 
balance remaining from tax sale of estate a 1027-granted c 103s a 1058 

Badges for Members of the Common Council. (See Com- 
mon Council. 1 



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BAGGAGE 



BARRINGTON 



Baggage, Unclaimed. (See Unclaimed Baggage.) 
Bailey, Andrew J. 

appointed corporation counsel a 418-assigned a 449-tnken up, continued 
a 474 

Bailey, H. A. 

petition, removal tree, Sheldon St. a 740. 

Bailey, Joseph T., Estate. 

petition to excavate cellar bottom, Sudbury, Hawkins, and Alden sts.,to 
grade 9 a 625 

Bailey, T. B., Co. 

petition, sign, Kingston st. a 49-granted a 171 

Bailey street, Dorchester. 

sewer: Newhall Bros., petition to be paid for damages caused by con- 
struction of sewer a 50-refused a 1033 

Baker Building Associates. 

petition, removal trees, Broadway .t 596 

Baker, Charles E. 

petition, transparency, Hanover st. a 372-granlcd a (it- 
Baker, Samuel W. 
petition, sign, Poplar St., West Roxbury a 564-granted a 738 

Baker, Walter F. 

petition to erect building, Dudley st. a 964-grauted c 999 a 1005 

Baker park. 

electric light: Amos I). Gould et tils., petition a 865 

Baker street. 

building: Franklin Brewing Co., granted c 195 a 205 

Balch, F. H. 

petition, illuminated sign, Brattle st. a 887-grantcd a 896 

Baldwin, John E., Councilman, Ward 14. 

qualified : page 1 

appointed: committee on badges C2t; committee on appropriations, 
contingent expensse, Mt. Mope cemetery department, Fourth of July 
badges, contingent expenses of the common council c 135-137; commit- 
tee on marsh lands, ward 15 c 294; municipal ownership gas and elec- 
tric light c 311; committee on Labor day celebration c 720; committee 
on annual dinner c 975 

orders ottered: election of city messenger c iS; loan to complete 
Strandway c 44; new house of correction c 44; concentration of freight, 
etc., in South Boston c 44; cutting down of hills between G and H sts. 
ciio; pauper burials C269; sewer outlets, South Boston c 3S9; location 
tor boat landing, Strandway c 394; celebration Farragut statue anni- 
versary C441; laying out Harbor pi. and Atlantic St. C441; tinting of 
council chamber C524; gymnasium, South Boston c 524; next meeting 
c 524; bathing at Marine park c 639; leave of absence, policemen c 802; 
Saturday half holidays all the year c S24; employees at various bath- 
houses to be on permanent basis c S45 ; next meeting c S82, 1010; day oft" 
for policemen c 99S 

remarks: election of city messenger c 18, 19; stationery for members 
C23; rules and orders, contingent expenses c 106; cutting down hills 
c no; playground for the North End c 184, 223; city officers participat- 
ing in caucuses c 263, 264; sewer outlets, South Boston c 389, 390; 
pension to Jobn Rogers C4SS; Fourth of July celebration c 50S ; land of 
water department, Southborough c 510; sanitation of school-houses 
c 5S7i SfiSj gymnasium, South Boston c 588; transfer, special appropri- 
ation, Meridian-st. bridge c 616; bathing at Marine park c 639; investi- 
gation of South Boston disaster c 6S0; gymnasium, South Boston c 995, 
996, 1046; closing remarks, thanks to president c 1053 

Baldwin street. 

edgestoues : ordered a 36 

grade damages : Thomas O'Connell, compensation for grade dam- 
ages (referred last year), refused a 540 c 544 

Balkam, John D. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries a 529-refused a 891 c 928 

Banchoi, George Y ., Councilman, Ward 17. 

qualified : page 1 

appointed: committee on inspection of vessels and ballast, lamp 
department c 136; committee on collection of ashes c 165 ; committee on 
private ways, ward 17 c 415; committee on Oliver-st. dump c 495; 
committee to investigate real estate known as First Spiritual Temple 
^095 

orders ottered : collection ol ashes c 80; automatic sandboxes c ido; 
new maps of city c 160, 161 ; payment of unused tickets c [61 ; compen- 
sation, city officials c 101 ; Dedham ttreet, paving c 161 ; report on milk 
samples c 101 ; moving South End library c 161 ; removal of lamp- 
posts c 197; watering-trough, Montgomery sq. c 197; sanitary condition 
of Dwight and Everett schools c 324; carrying of paints, pastes, etc., 
uncovered c 324; private ways, ward 17 c 324; cost of city lamps c 324; 

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Banchor, George Y., Councilman, continued. 

additional maps c 324 ; paving Dedham St. c 387 ; telephone rates c 441 ; 
condition of Franklin school C467; Albany St., asphalting c 467; Oliver- 
st. nuisance c 467; asphalting, Albany St. c 525; fence on railroad line 
c 526; removal trees, Tremont st. c 620; baseball at Franklin park C620; 
examination for election officers C940; removal of trees, West Canton 
St. C940; West End Street Railway Company to furnish arc lights 
c 959; exemption ot Spiritual Temple from taxation c 995 
remarks : payment of unused tickets c 161; city contract labor c 365; 
resolution concerning retiring city messenger c 438; telephone rates 
c 441 ; Oliver-st. nuisance c 467; asphalting Albany st. c 525, 526; base- 
ball at Franklin park c 620; telephone rates c 622; South End Branch 
library, English High school c S25, S26; examination for election offi- 
cers c 940; fence, Yarmouth st., N.Y., N.H., & H. R.R. C940 

Bancroft, Charles L. 

order that the mayor be requested to petition the General Court for the 
passage of an act authorizing the city to pay to widow the balance of the 
salary to which he would have been entitled Jan. 31, 1897, had he lived, 
for services as clerk in office of water registrar, passed a 769 c 799 

Bancroft, Mrs. Laura F. 

petition, compensation for personal injuries a S64 

Band Concert, North Square. (See Patriots' Day.) 
Banks, John H. 

appointed constable a 496-confirmed a 538 

Barbera, Charles L. 

petition, sign, Cambridge st. a 315-granted a 425 

Barker, Herbert S. 

stable, Bell court, petition and order for hearing a 765-hearing, given 
leave to withdraw a 7S5 

Barnes, Joseph H., Jr., Councilman, Ward 1. 

qualified : page 1 

appointed : committee on rules and orders of the Common Council 
c 26, committee on joint rules and orders c 48; committee on appropria- 
tions, claims, ordinances, and law department, rules and orders, Fourth 
of July, judiciary c 135-137; committee on revision of taxes c 294; marsh 
lands, ward 15 c 294 

orders ottered: high school, East Boston c 25; ambulance, East 
Boston c 25, 359,360; Putnam sq., improvement of park c 25 ; combination 
wagon at Orient Heights c 42; condition of school-house c 7S; all-night 
car at East Boston c 78; high school, East Boston c 93 ; fare of school 
children c 109; ferry rates tor school children c 109; sale of rilackintoiv 
school lotc 134; flag-pole, Monmouth sq. C200; Monmouth-sq. flag-staff 
c 26S; Chelsea creek, bridge across c 268; school accommodations, East 
Boston c 309; improvement, Wadsworth st. c $$6', high school, East 
Boston c 359; awning at head-house c 3S7 ; next meeting of common 
council c 407; ward-room, ward 1 c 408; surrender of Webb school- 
house c 431; street improvements, Ashly ave. c 437; condition of 
Cudworth school c 437; absence on Memorial day, city employees 
c 437; East Boston park, Monmouth sq. c 592; sewer, Wordsworth St. 
c 590; sewer, Ashley ave. c. 590, 619; fast driving, Bennington St. 
C620; sale of Webb school building c 694 ; bath-honses, Wood Island 
park c 717; fence at burying-ground, Bennington st. c S55 ; improve- 
ments at B lac kin ton school c S56; investigation of ferry division c 856; 
unfinished business of the city council c 1039; unfinished business of 
common council c 1039; expense of hearing on pedling c 1039. 

remarks : election of presidcnt/>>-o (em. c. 90; widening Lewis st. c 94; 
question of privilege, all-night car to East Boston c 10S, 109; fare of 
school children c 130; location of ward-rooms c 1S2, 1S3; subway lease 
c 299; release of land, Salem St., Hancock school yardc302; claim of 
Pierce F. Lonergan & Co. c 322 ; claims for taxes against estates c 323 ; 
ward-room, ward 6 C324; high school, East Boston c 359,416; sewer 
outlet, South Boston c 391,392; Cudworth school, condition ot c 437; 
sanitation and ventilation of school. houses c 460, 55S; loan for sanita- 
tion of school-houses c 545, 546; loan for ferrylanding c 547; city em- 
'ployces taking part in politics c 551, 552, 641, 645, 6S0; ward-room, ward 
1 c 583,584; sewer, Ash ley ave. c 619, 620; sale of Webb school building 
C094; loan for $824,000 c 701, 702; pedling in streets, ordinances c 798; 
fence at burying-ground c S55 ; investigation ot ferry department c 856- 
S61 ; loan of $536,000 c SS5,SS6; change of ward-room C958; revised 
ordinances c 101 1, 1019, 1020, 1023, 1042 

Barnet & Segool. 

petition, illuminated sign, Tremont st. a 942-granted a 945 

Barnum & Bailey. 

petition, license for circus a 2So-granled a 285; order that permission be 
granted to hold a circus parade on Monday, June 15, referred to committee 
on streets and sewers a 573-a report accepted, order passed a 577; order 
thai they be allowed to parade the streets, June 16, 1896, passed a.597 

Barrett, E. S. 

stable, Newburg St., petition and order for hearing a 6oS-liearing :i 683- 
granted a 81 1 

Barrington street. 

lamp: Henry R. Clark, petition a 830; Francis A. Kill) et «/., petition 

a 942 
sidewalk: Catherine Regan, petition a 597-granted a 013; Henry R. 

Clarke, petition a 597-granted a 613 ; Henry R. Clarke, petition . ;i.|, 
I Mrs. O'DonneU, petition a Sjo-grantcd a 835 

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BARRINGTON 



BAXTER 



Barrington, Stonehurst. and Norton streets. 



lamps : 



A. Krin ,/ als. t petition a 902 



Barrows, R. S. 
erection of building, Green St., refused c 265 a 284 

Barry, David Franklin, Alderman. 

qualified : page i 

appointed : committee on rules and orders of the board of aldermen 
.1 2-; examination of Franklin fund a 31; committee on paving- division, 
stables, rales and orders, joint ru les, appropriations a 36; committee on 
armories and military affairs, lamps, railroads, streets and sewers 
a 36; committees on armories and military affairs, lamps, railroads, 
streets ami sewers, paving' division, stables, rules and orders, new ward. 
rooms, appropriations, city clerk department, clerk of committees, 
collecting department, engineering department, finance, hospital de- 
partment, lamp department, public grounds department, public lands, 
water department, Fourth of July, Memorial day a S7, SS; committee 
on disposition of offal a i 2.; ; committee on abolition of grade crossings 
a 1711; committee to attend funeral Governor Greenhalge a 243; committee 
on Patriots' day a 2S1 ; committee on Greenhalge eulogy a 348; com- 
mittee on municipal street railway a 34S; committee to attend hearings 
on revision offaresa6n ; committee on apportionmentof representatives 
in the General Court from Suffolk County a 627; committee to attend 
Inner., 1 of ex-Governor Russell a 711; committee on unclaimed bag- 
gage a 971 ; committee to attend funeral of ex-Mayor Henry L. Pierce 
a 1002 
onlcrs offered : copy ol inaugural address for publication up; ap- 
pointment of committee on topics in mayor's address a 9; extermination 
of orgyia leucostigma a 31 ; standing wagon, Berkeley st. a 31 ; metro- 
politan water supply a 52; ringing of bells on holidays a S6; use of 
speedway on Commonwealth ave. a S6; loan for purchase of Massa- 
chusetts Historical Society building a 11S; covering city hall stairs 
a 12; ; special committee, garbage a 121 ; revised regulations of the 
board, pocket manual a 144: transfer of license a 174; removal tree, 
Harrison ave. a 174; statement of taxes due, etc. a 233; Jamaica park 
betterments a 233; Atlantic ave., electric light a 233, 234; building com- 
missioners' report a 234; conveyance of land, Linden Park St. a 234; 
resolutions on death of Gov. Frederic T. Greenhalge a 241 ; barber's 
pole,Tremont St. a 257; temporary loan revoked a 257; subway lease, sub- 
stitute order a 2S2 ; examination of books of collecting department a 2S6; 
elevated railroad route a 2SS; removal tree, Dover st. a 31S; closing- 
roadway, Commonwealth ave. a 344; new school-house, Mather, South 
Boston a 345; North Harvard St., widening a 347; flag-staff on new 
court-house a 347 ; street improvements, new ward 9 a 377; Common- 
wealth ave., completion a 404; playground, Brighton, Everett St. a 404; 
fire badges for aldermen, substitute a 427; Massachusetts pipe line bill 
a 450, 451 ; pension for John Rogers a 47S; removal tree, H and Eighth 
sts. a 47S; Winthrop St., extension a 4S1 ; gates on open cars a 481; 
Albany St., sidewalk a 504: removal tree, Vine and Forest sts. a 540; 
electrical work, receipts for a 541 ; West Roxbury Railway tracks, fur- 
ther time a 573; Barnum & Bailey parade a 573; removal trees, Eustis 
St. a 574; new building, city hospital, transfer of appropriation a 574; 
sewers, Dorr and D sts. a 611; celebration of Farragut day a 62S; 
further time to lay tracks, Brandon St., West Roxbury and Roslindale 
Street Railway Co. a 62S; charging of advertising expenses a 633 ; loan 
for street department, and electric light plant, city hospital a 655; 
money for reserved fund a 6S9; next meeting a 6S9; appointment of 
committee to attend funeral of ex. -Gov. Wm. E.Russell a 711; per- 
mission to ring bell in streets a 739; sewers, Second, Beach, and 
Vinton sts., and Boston pi. a 739; next meeting a 746; construction of 
highways, loan a 751; loan for new registration a 776; closing of 
bridges during repairs a 77S; renovation of aldermanic chamber a 7S2, 
7S3 ; information regarding park department a 7S7 ; leave of absence to 
veterans, Oct. 5 aSn; O'Reilly monument, expenses of dedication a 
S36; street loan made pavable in ten years a S64, 956; laying out Cottage 
pi. a 911 ; closing Broadway bridge a 951 ; smoking cars; West End 
St. R.R. Co. a 951 ; appointment of committee to attend funeral of ex. 
Mayor Henry L. Pieice a 1002; permission for blind musician to stand 
in street a 1031 ; removal of trees, Forest St. a 1032; coasting on certain 
streets, permit for, a 1032 
remarks : Commonwealth r\s. Peabody case a 10; Labor day celebra- 
tion a 30; extermination of orgyia leucostigma a 31 ; removal of trees, 
Oakland st. a 32; revocation of sparriug permit a 33; charge of insane 
a 33, 34; use of streets, ordinances relative to a 35; Metropolitan water 
supply a 52,54; night-car to East Boston a 84; disposition of offal 
a 121 ; parade ground and rifle range a 124; nomination and election of 
aldermen a 141 ; cornice, cor, Tremont and Beacon sts. a 142; commit- 
tee on boundary marks a 14S; appropriation items, referred to com- 
mittee on finance a 170; appropriation bill a 172, 173; Jamaica park 
betterments a 233; death of Frederic T. Greenhalge a 242; railroad mat- 
ters a 253, 254, 256; temporary loan revoked a 257; subway lease a 2S2, 
283, 2SS; transfer station, Charlestown a 2S6; loan for school-house im- 
provements a 314; hearings on new ferry landings a 319; southern 
union passenger station bill a 345, 350, 375; powers over street railways 
a 379; sewer outlet, South Boston a 422; fire badges for aldermen a 42S; 
Massachusetts pipe line bill a45i, 452; Paul Boynton chute a 47S; pen- 
sion for John Rogers a 47S; protest against state interference a 480; 
gates on open cars a 482; sidewalks, Albany st. a 504; stable, Benedict 
St. a 528; stable, Gay Head st. a 52S; stable, Gordon St. a 529; sanita- 
tion of school-house a 530-533; electrical work, public buildings depart- 
ment a 541 ; free public baths a 571; consumptives' home a 602, 626, 
726; loan for street department and electric light plant, City Hospital a 
656-662; tracks, Adams St. a 664, 665; building permit, Qiiincy St., 
consumptives' home a 6S4, 6S5, 774, 775, 1063, 1064; tracks, Adams St., 
Dorchester a 686; death of ex-Gov. Win. E. Russell a 709; committee 
of conference on loan bill a 732; street department loan a 756-759; clerk- 



Barry, David Franklin, Alderman, continued. 

hire, registry of deeds a 765 ; loan for street improvements, West Rox- 
bury a 76S ; rifle range site a S07 ; sewer connections, East Boston a 809- 
Sn ; South End Branch Public Library a S31 ; loan for $145,500 a 832; 
loan for sewer connections a S3S, S39 ; fire department, committee visit 
aS68; loan for sewer connections, Charlestown a 870-872 ; receipts of 
park department a 890; closing Broadway bridge a 951; smoking cars, 
West. End St. Railroad a 951, 952; term of loan ($693,500) a 956; ex- 
tension of West Roxbury low level sewer a 970; revised ordinances 
a 972; next meeting a 972; death of Henry L. Pierce a 1001, 1002; loan 
for purchase of Massachusetts Historical Society building a 1024, 1025; 
municipal ownership of West End St. Railroad a 1031; leave for blind 
musician to stand in street a 1031; removal of swill-house, Roxbury 
a 1065, 1066; closing proceedings a 1073 

Barry, D.F., et al. 

petition, use of Faneuil Hall a 472-granted a 4S5 

Bartlett street. 

bay-windows : Louis Berenson, refused a 234 

Bartlett street, Charlestown. 

bay- window : J. E. Fitzgerald, petition and order for hearing a 53S— 

hearing a 562-granted a 760 
claims: Fred H. Burdett, petition that balance remaining from tax 

sale of estate be paid to J. Alden Stockwell a 901-granted a 1006 c 100S 

Bartlett terrace. 

lamp : Richard F. Andrews, Jr., et ah., petition a 372 

Bartlett and Trenton streets, Charlestown. 

tree : order to trim tree, passed a 611 

Barton, Charles. 

petition, permit for minors to appear in public a 29-granted a 37 ; petition, 
permit for minor a 139-granted a 144; petition, permit for minor a 229- 
granted a 231; petition, license for minors to appear in public a42i- 
referred to committee on streets and sewers a 425-report, permit 
granted a 430 

Barton, Charles F. 

petition to erect building, Norfolk St., Dorchester a 564-granted c 646 a 662; 

Barton, W. E. 

petition that the board reconsider its action granting licenses for sparring- 
a 29 

Barton court. 

bay-window : Philip Leventall, remonstrance against a 964 

Basile, Michele. 

petition, barber pole, Porter st. a 763-granted a 772 

Bass, Hyman. 

petition, sign, Harrison ave. a 9iS-granted a 923 

Batchelder, C. H., & Co. 

petition, sign, State st. a 864-refused a S75 

Batcheller, G. H. 

petition, permit for minor a 596-granted a 610 

Bates, Mrs. Annie B. 

petition, renewal license to maintain lying-in hospital a 8SS 

Bates, Martin, Estate. 

petition to erect building, Park st., Charlestown a 901-granted c 1037 
a 1059 

Bath-house, South Bay. (See South Bay.) 
Baths, Public. (See Health Department.) 
Battery A. (See Armories.) 
Battery street. 

showcase : G. Genovese, petition a 624-refused a 73S; G. Genovese, 

petition a 72.$-granted a 7S1 

Battery and Commercial streets. 

watering-trongh : order that the committee on water department 
report the advisability of placing trough, referred to committee on water 
department c 704 

Batterymarch street. 

changing name of Hamilton st. to : see Hamilton st. 
sidewalk : Bangs & Wells, petition a So5-granted a S12 

Battle of Lexington, (See Patriots' Daj'.) 
Baxter, H. W. 

petition to be paid for loss of fowls killed by dogs a 625-granted a 733 



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BAXTER 



BENNINGTON 



Baxter, Horace W., Jr., trustee. 

bay-windows, Joy St., petition and order for hearing a 6oS-hearing a 624- 
granted a S75 

Bay State Gas Co. Nuisance. {See North End.) 
Bay State road. 

sidewalk : granted a 429 
Bay-windows . (See Building Department.) 
Bayard street. 

laying out : order that the board of street commissioners be requested 
to report as to the advisability of laying out as a public way, passed 
c 133; communication from the street commissioners relative to, placed 
on file c 432 

Bayley, Edward B., eta/., trustees. 

petition to excavate cellar to grade S, Park sq. a 763-granted a 772 

Beach street. 

barber poles: Samuel Eresion, petition a giS-granted a 923; L. V. 

Berry, petition a 9iS-g ranted a 923 
bay-windows: Wm. S. Hennessey, petition and order for hearing 

a 252-hearing a 279-withdrawn a 379 
cellar bottom : C. U. Cotting et als., petition to locate a 529-granted 

a 610 
guy-post: C. Everett Clarke & Co., petition a 597-granted a 613; 

Arthur & Shaw, petition a 865-granted a S76 
pole for sign : Miller & Martin, petition a 763-granted a 772 
sewer : order for construction, referred to committee on streets and 

sewers a 739-report, accepted, order passed a 742 
sign : Brodbine & Co., petition a S64-granted a S75 

Beach street, Charlestown. 

sidewalk : James Nary, petition a 497-granted a 506 

Beach and Cove streets. 

electric light : order that the superintendent of lamps be requested, 
through the mayor, to place, referred to the mayor c 466 

Beach street and East-st. place. 

guy-posts : C. Everett Clark & Co., petition to erect a 564-granted a 576 

Beacham street. 

extension : order that the street commissioners be requested to report 
the cost of extending to Main St., passed C620; communication from 
the street commissioners relative to, referced to committee on finance 
C671 ; communication from the mayor recommending passage of order 
for transfer of $9,000 from appropriation for Quincv St., to appropriation 
for said street, passed a 901 c 935 

Beachmont avenue. 

electric light : Wm. Carr et als., petition a 919 

Stable : Thomas L. Burnett, petition and order for hearing a 206-hear- 
ing a 279-granted a 2S7 

Beacon Hill. 

sand on dangerous street corners : see Street Department 

Beacon street. 

bay-window : Howard Coon, petition and order for hearing a 53S- 

hearing a 562-granted a 610 
guy-post : Arthur & Shaw, petition to erect a 530-granted a 542 
sidewalk : J. B. Shattuck et al., granted a 4S4; Harold Williams et at., 

peition a 530-granted a 542, 742; Albert Geiger, petition a 565-granted 

a 577; Geo. S. Daniell, petition a 565-granted a 577; petition a 6S3- 

granted a 690 

Beacon street, Brighton. 

stable : Margaret Welch, petition and order for hearing a 925-hearing 
a 965, 1004-granted a 1033 

Bearse avenue. 

laying out and constructing : see Medway st. and Bearse ave. 

Bedford street. 

illuminated : W. F. Almeder, petition a SS7-granted a S96; communi- 

cation from the mayor vetoing permit, veto sustained a 900 
sign : I. Newman & Sons, petition to project a 50-granted a 5S 

Beech street, Ward 22. 

sewer : Clifford Devens (petition referred last year), granted a 3S0 

Beech street, West Roxbury. 

sidewalk : \V. H. Gleason, granted a 506 

stable : Geo. E. Whittemore, petition and order for hearing a 965- 
hearing a 1027-granted a 1033 

Beef Weighers. 

Joel W. Bent, Frederick L.Dodge, George C. Hills, and John H.Tucker, 
appointed a 371-confirmed :i ;</" 



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Beer, N. H. 

stable, Cypress road, petition and order for hearing a 141-hearing, given 
leave to withdraw a 22S; stable, Cypress road, petition and order for 
hearing a 169-hearing a 251-granted a 259 

Behan, John, et als. 

petition, lamps, Shannon st. a 203 

Belfort street 

sidewalks : Thomas R. Miller et als., petition a 7S6-granted a 7SS 

Belknap, Charles J. 

bay-windows, Norfolk St. and Milton ave., petition and order for hearing 
a 6oS-hearing a 624 

Bell, Samuel A. 

stable, Dorchester ave., petition and order for hearing a 377-hearing a 
420-granted a 452 ; petition to erect building, rear of Dorchester ave. 
a 763-granted c 1037 a I0 59 

Bell court. 

improvement : order that the committee on finance provide in the first 
loan order the sum of $2,000 for improvement of court, referred to com. 
mittee on appropriations c 45 

stable : Herbert S. Barker, petition and order for hearing a 765-hearing, 
given leave to withdraw a 7S5 

Bellevue street. 

sidewalk : A. D. Gould, petition a 77S-granted a 7S0 

Bellflower street. 

construction : order that the committee on finance be requested to 
include in the first loan order the sum of $2,500 for completing con- 
struction, referred to committee on finance c 134 

macadamizing : order that the superintendent of streets be requested 
to grade and macadamize the roadway from Dorchester ave. to Boston 
st., referred to committee on streets and sewers a 2S6-report, accepted, 
order passed a 2S7 

sidewalks : order for construction, referred to committee on streets and 
sewers a 286-report, accepted, order passed a 2S7 

Bellizia, Antonio. 

petition, sign, Commercial st. a S3-granted a 207 

Bellizia, Giovanni. 

bay-windows, Maverick st., petition and order for hearing a 499-hear. 
ing a 52S 

Bellizia, John. 

petition, sign, North st. a 167-granted a 234 

Belvidere street. 

sidewalk : Michael A. Parsons, petition a 730-granted a 741 

Benedict street. 

stable : A. A. Rowe & Son, petition and order for hearing a449-hearing, 
given leave to withdraw a 52S; A. A. Rowe & Son, petition and order 
for hearing a 53S-hearing a 563-granted a 633 

Benevolent Fraternity of Churches. 

petition for release of certain conditions in the deed of an estate on the 
southerly corner of Tremont and Camden sts. a S05; report of commit- 
tee on public lands with order to execute release, accepted, discussed 
c 974, 975 -order passed c 975 a 9S6. 

Bennett District Schools, Brighton. 

sanitary condition : see School Department 

Bennett street. 

coal-hole : Springfield Brewing Company, granted a 429 

Bennett street, Brighton. 

pole: Brookline Gas Light Company, petition to erect a 655-order for 
hearing a 759-hearing a 763-granted a 773 

Bennington street. 

burial ground, fence : see Health Department 

crosswalk : order that the superintendent of streets, through the 
mayor, be requested to construct crosswalk to junction of Chelsea St., 
referred to the mayor c 639 

fast driving : order that permission granted for fast driving between 
Wordsworth and Saratoga sts., Dec. 14, 1S95, be revoked, passed c 620- 
referred to committee on streets and sewers a 625 

flag-staff: Quincy Club, petition a 421-granted a 454 

sewer : Rosa Coinpiano, petition to be repaid for a sum paid for sewei 
a 565-refused a 1033 

transparency : Win. J. Burke, petition a 749-granted a 7S1 

widening : order that the street commissioners be requested to furnish 
estimates of the cost of widening from Saratoga to Blackinton st., 
passed a 769; communication from the mayor, transmitting' communica- 
tion from the street commissioners giving estimate of cost, referred i<> 
committee on streets anil sewers a 775-report, placed on file a 1067 



BENNINGTON 



BLAISDELL 



Bennington and Bremen streets. 
crosswalk i set Bremen 9t. 

Bennington and Walley streets. 

■Nding ami constructing i orderthat the auditor be authorized to 
transfer the sum of $g,ooo from special appropriation for street im- 
provements, wards . and 2, said sum to constitute a special appropri- 
ation for grading and constructing, passed a 122-assigncd, taken up, 
passed c laSj order tor transfer of $2,924.90 from appropriation for 
Vshley ave., passed :i oy c 935 

tracks, etc.l Orient Heights Association, petition tor removal of 
tracks, etc. a 50 

Bent, Joel W., et ah. 
appointed weighers of beef a 371-confirmed a 399 

Benway, Augustus D. 

petition, barber pole. Massachusetts ave. a 1027-granted a 1034 

Bequests. 

Mead, Charles: set Mead. Charles, or Public Library 
Randidc.k Bequest: see Randidge Bequest 

Berenson, Louis. 

bay-windows, Bartlett st. (petition referred last year), refused a 234; bay- 
windows, Richmond St., petition and order for hearing agio-hearing 
a 94] 

Bergh, Mary. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries a 596-refused a 687 

Bergin, P. J. 

petition, illuminated sign, State St. a 919-granted a 923; communication 

from the mayor vetoing permit, veto sustained a 947 
petition, lettered awning, State St. a 8S7-refused a 923 
petition to project sign, State St. a 064-granted a 967 

Bergman, Joseph L. 

petition, compensation for damages to estate Davenport St., by improper 
connection of a water main a 729-refused a 891-referred to committee 
on claims c 929 

Berkeley street. 

paving : order that the committee on finance be requested to provide in 
the first loan order the sum of $11, goo to be expended for the removal of 
the stone pavement from the Boston & Albany bridge to the New York, 
New Haven, & Hartford Railway bridge, and replacing the same with 
concrete, referred to committee on finance a 175 

Berlitz School of Languages. 

petition, sign, Boylston st. a 777-granted a 7S1 

Berman, Samuel. 

bay-window, Cambridge St., petition and order for hearing a 12-hearing 
a 28-refused a 234 

Bernstein, Phillip. 

barber poles, Northampton St., granted a 106S 

Berry, L. V. 

petition, barber poles, Beach st. a 918-granted a 923 

Berry, Leander, et ah. 

petition, lamps, Wilkins pi. a 888 

Bethany Mission. 

petition, sign, Merrimac st. ;i 421-granted a 454 

Bettincurt, Maria M. 

report, giving leave to withdraw on petition for compensation for per- 
sonal injuries (referred 1S95), accepted a 891 c 928 

Beverly street. 

sewer : ordered a 690 

Bibber, Robert P. 

order that the park commissioners be requested through the mayor to 
provide a suitable site for a boat landing on the Strandway in place of 
one now occupied by him, referred to the mayor c 394 

Bickford street. 

sewer : Thomas G. Plant, petition a 625; ordered a 7SS 
sidewalk : Thomas G. Plant, petition a 919-grantea a 922 

Bickford and other streets. 
buildings : H. S. Angus, petition to move a 764-granted a 771 

Bicknell street. 

sidewalk : ordered a S8, 123; M. Varnum Swift, petition a 805-granted 
a8i2 



Bicycle Chocking. (See Health Department.) 



Bicycle Path on Park System. (Set- Park Department.) 
Bicycle Riders, Speed of. (See Ordinances.) 
Bicycles, Rate of Speed. (See Police Department.) 
Bigelow School. (See School Department.) 
Bigelow street. 

stable : A. S. McLachlan, petition and order for hearing a 377-hearing 
a 420-granted a 430; communication irom the mayor vetoing permit, 
referred to committee on streets and sewers a 445-report, recommitted 
a 483-refused a 1067 

Bilafsky, A. 

petition that gas lamp, Union Park st., be replaced a 251 ; petition, 
removal of trees, Dudley St. a 421-granted a 474; sidewalk, Dudley St., 
petition a 497-granted a 506 

Billings Field. (See Playground, West Roxbury.) 

Billings, T. J., & Co. 

petition to move building, Washington St., West Koxbury a i6S-granted 
a 176; petition to remove building, Edson st. a 422-granted 3429; peti- 
tion to move building, cor. River and Norfolk sts. a 472-granted a 4S3 ; 
petition to move buildings, Sanford St. a 497-granted a 542; petition to 
move buildings, Harvard St., Brighton a 497-granted a 542 

Binney street. 

sewer : preamble and order for hearing on order to take land of Fred 
L. Donnelly et ats., accepted, passed a 430-hearing a 4g6-report, ac^ 
cepted, order passed a 506 

Birch street, West Roxbury. 

sewer : Elizabeth M. Schiano, petition a 373-granted a 452 
sidewalk : Henry A. Wood, petition a 422-granted a 42S 

Bird, Lewis J. 

petition to be paid balance remaining from tax sale of estate, East Fifth 
st. a 28 

Bird street. 

sidewalk : Augusta S. Walker, petition a 422-granted a 42S 

Bisch, Aloys. 

petition, compensation, damages to property, Kenney St., caused by blast- 
ing a 497 

Bischof, Ingeborg. 

petition to be awarded damages on account of death of husband while in 
city employ a 777 

Bishop, T. A., & Co. 

petition, sign, cor. Dorchester ave. and Park st. a 777-granted a 7S1 ; com- 
munication from the mayor vetoing permit, veto sustained a 7S4 

Blackie, John. 

petition to remove tree, Harrison ave. a 7S5 
Blackinton School. (See School Department.) 
Blackinton and Walley streets. 

edgestones and'sidewalk : order for construction in front of Black- 
inton school, referred to committee on streets and sewers a 76g 

Blackstone square. 

improvements : see Franklin and Blackstone sqs. 

Blackstone street. 

area : John D. Williams et als., trustees, petition to construct a S65- 

granted a 876 
electric light : order that the superintendent of lamps be requested to 

place between Hanover and Cross sts., referred to the mayor c 311 
gas rail with jets : Charles H. Wilson, petition a 496-granted a 539 

Blaine, Joseph C. 

bay-windows, Edwin st. and Templeton St., petition and order for hear- 
ing a S8g-hearing, giving leave to withdraw a goi 

bay-window, Dorchester ave. and Edwin St., petition and order for hear- 
ing a gS7-hearing a 1004-granted a 1069 

Blair, Isaac, & Co. 

petition to move building, Broadway a20y-granted a 20S; petition to move 
building, East Broadway a 229-grante^ a 235 

Blair, Robert, et ah. 

preamble and order for hearing on order to take land, Richfield St., for 
sewer purposes, passed a S75-hearing a goi-report with order to take 
land, accepted, passed a 913 

Blaisdell, Arthur E. 

petition to maintain stand on steps of Old Court-houee a 39S-granted 
a 4 2 5 



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BLAKE 



BOSTON 



Blake, J. A. 

petition, license- roller polo games at the Casino a 902-granted a 911 

Blake, J. G. 

petition to excavate cellar-bottom of building, Washington st., to grade 9 
a 777-granted a 781; communication from the mayor vetoing permit, 
veto sustained a 804 

Blakemore, Wm. B. 

petition to be paid for land taken for sewer purposes near Highland 
station a 730-refened to committee on claims a 103.! 

Blanchard, Duncan Bailly. 

petition, flag, State st. a 655-granted a 665 

Blanchard, 'Walter S. 

petition to be paid for land taken and damages sustained by sewer, 
Allston sq. a 1069 

Blank, Harry. 

petition, license to run barges a 530-granted a 538 

Blasting Permits. (See Street Department). 
Blatt, Joseph H. 

appointed constable a 418-confirmed a 449 

Bleiler, Catherine E. 

petition to erect building, Minden st. a 529-granted c 551 a 566 

Bleiler, Jacob, et als. 

petition, extension of Rubles st. a 139 

Bloom, Max. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries a 280-refused a 920 c 929 

Bloomfield and Greenbrier streets. 

sewer: preamble and order for hearing on order to take land of Archi- 
bald T. Davison for sewer purposes, accepted, passed a 34S-hearing 
a 420-report, accepted, order passed a 430 

Blossom street. , 

barber pole : J. W. Browne, petition to erect a 986-refuscd a 988 

Blue Hill avenue. 

liay-wlndows : Alfred J. Ford, petition and order for hearing a 687- 

hearing a 728-granted a 915 
building : Payson & Rowe, petition to erect aS64-granted c 103S a 1060 
dangerous telegraph poles : communication from the mayor trans- 
mitting communication from the wire commissioner relative to, referred 
to committee on electric wires a 445-report, accepted, order passed a 505 
illuminated mortar: M. W. Somers, petition a 564-refused a 781 
poles : Western Union Telegraph Company, petition to remove a 49- 
granted a 759; New England Telephone and Telegraph Company, 
petition to erect a 251-order for hearing a 259-hearing a 279-granted 
a 320; communication from the mayor vetoing permit and transmitting 
communication from superintendent of streets relative to, referred to 
committee on streets and sewers a 370; report, veto sustained a 404: 
New England Telephone and Telegraph Company, petition to erect 
a 342-order for hearing a 759-hearing a 763-granted a 773; New England 
Telephone and Telegraph Company, petition to erect a 39S-granted 
a 404; Western Union Telegraph Company, petition to remove poles 
a 446-granted a 773 ; New England Telephone and Telegraph Company, 
petition to erect and remove a 740-granted a 759; petition for extension 
of time in which to erect poles a 7Ss-grantcd a 790 
paving : order that the superintendent of streets, through the mayor, re- 
port on estimates for paving with granite blocks between Cheney and 
Georgia sts., referred to the mayor c 469; communication from the 
mayor transmitting communication from the superintendent of streets 
relative to, referred to committee on finance c 486 
sidewalk : D. & W. Jamieson, petition a 421-grantcd a 42S 
sign : Levi Nichols, petition a 7S5-granted a 7S8; J. A. Dcvine, petition 
a 901-granted a 971 ; communication from the mayor vetoing permit, 
veto sustained a 983 
stable : Mary Daley, petition and order for hearing a 889-hearing a 918 
tracks, etc. : see West End Street Railway Company 
trees : order to remove nine dead and dangerous trees between Quincy 
st. and Lawrence ave., passed a 55 ; report of superintendent accepted 
a 141 ; order to remove, passed a 540; Alfred J. Ford, petition to remove 
a 655 ; order to remove two dead trees, passed a 953 

Blue Hill avenue Boulevard. 

J. Malcolm Forbes et als., petition for the construction of a speedway 
a 950-Kranted a 955 ; communication from the mayor transmitting com- 
munication trom the superintendent of streets relative to, ordered printed 
and assigned a 9S3, 9S4-taken up (CD. 186), placed on file a 1006 

Blue Hill avenue and Ingleside street. 

Sidewalk : Alfred J. Ford, petition a 865-granted a S76 

Blue Hill avenue and Quincy street. 

sidewalks: Patrick Kearns, petition a 730-granted a 742 



B nai Zion Congress. 

resolutions in favor of the city taking land at the North End for a play- 
ground a 342-referred to committee on finance a 34S 

Boilers and Heavy Machinery. 

Edward N. Clancy et als., appointed weighers a 371-confirmed a 399; 
Thomas W. Carey, George Gourley, John W. Kelley, Eugene McCar- 
thy and Dennis O'Neil, appointed weighers a 4iS-confirmed a 449; C. 
Edwin Byrnes, J. M. Crowley, Charles F. Doherty, James Slesser, 
Edwin F. Tarbox, appointed a 471-confirmed a 499 

Boles, Frank W. 

petition, removal tree, cor. Washington and Florence sts. a 472-granted 
a S 6 7 

Bolles, Dr. Wm. P., et als. 

remonstrance against Free Home for Consumptives, on Quincy St., 
referred to committee on health department a 236 

Bolton street. 

asphalting : order that the committee on finance be requested to 
include in the first loan bill the sum of $3,000 for asphalting from D to 
E sts., referred to committee on finance c 26 

sewer: John M. Collins, petition a 950-granted a 9SS 

Bonanno, Charles. 

petition, sign, Howard St. a 497-granted a 505 

Bond, George H„ & Co. 

petition, illuminated sign, Broadway a 950-granted a 954; communication 
from the mayor vetoing permit, veto sustained a 962 

Bookbinders' Trade Union. 

petition, use of Faneuil Hall a 042-granted a 943 

Boos, Gabriel. 

petition, sewer, St. John St. a 050 

Booth, John, et ah. 

petition, sewer, Ashley ave. a 447-granted a 4S4 

Border street. 

awning at head-house: see Street Department 

barber pole : Florence Corneita, petition a 72S-granted a 781 

bay-windows : B. F. Nay, petition and order for hearing a 86S-hear- 

ing a SS7-granted a 945 
building : James Gurney & Co., petition to erect a 763-granted c 1037 
a 1059; J. Robbins & Co., petition to erect a 830-granted c S54 aS07 ; John 
F. Randall estate, petition to erect, in rear a 1005-granted c 1009 a 1028 
sidewalk : Louis A. Pierce, petition a 422-granted a 428 
tree : order to remove tree, passed a f,2 

Boston Base Ball Association. 

petition, license for base-ball grounds for the season a 372-granted a 377 

Boston Central Labor Union. 

petition, use of Faneuil Hall a S65-granted a 874 
Boston, City of. 

order that the inspector of buildings be authorized to issue a permit to 
erect a building, Codman St., to be used as a carriage-shed, passed a 55 
C62; boundary marks; see Boundary Marks; petition to erect building, 
Thetford st. a 564-granted c 646 a 662; petition to erect building, Eutaw 
st. a' 763; petition to erect building, Centre st. a 763 

Boston Common. (See Public Grounds Department.) 
Boston Couch Bed Co. 

petition, banner North st. a 901-granted a 915 

Boston Coupling Company. 

petition, sign Franklin st. a 777-granted a 781 

Boston Distilled Water Company. 

petition to be awarded damages for loss of horse a 777-refused a 943 
co57 

Boston Electric Light Company. 

poles : 

Adelaide st. : petition to erect 'poles a 8S8-order for hearing a S93- 

hearing a 901-granted a 915, 916 
Byron and otiiek sts.: petition to erect poles a942-order for hearing 

a 945-hearing a 949-grantcd a 954 
Dudley st. : petition to erect poies a Soj-ordcr for hearing a 875-hear- 

irjg a 887-g ranted a 895 
E. EIGHTH and other sts. : petition to erect poles a763-hearing a 776- 

g ranted a 7S9 
Fenno and E. Cottage sts. : petition to erect poles a 785-order for 

hearing a 790-heaiing a So4-grantcd a 814 
LaGkange and Cokey sts. : petition to erect poles a 6S3-granted a68S 
Spring, Corey, Centre, Cumberland, and Garrison sts. : petition 

to erect poles a 596-granted a 612 



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Boston Elevated Railroad. (Sec Rapid Transit.) 

Boston Firemen to go to London. (Sec Fire Depart- 
ment- ) 
Boston Gas Light Company, 
gas nuisance : stt North End 

Boston Harbor. 

Improvements : preamble and resolves relative to the urgent necessity 
lit widening and deepening the main ship channels, and of providing in 
the upper harbor proper anchorage ground, also that a committee be ap- 
pointed who shall lio to Washington and urge the necessity of imme- 
diate relief to commerce by substantial appropriations during the present 
year, discussed a 56, 57-referred to committee on streets and sewers 
a 57-report, order in new draft, accepted, passed a 5S c 63 ; 64, communi- 
cation from the mayor appointing committee a S2, S3 c 54 order that a 
special committee be appointed to consider all matters that may be re- 
ferred to them relative to improvement of Boston harbor, laid over 
c 133-taken up, passed c 164 a 16S; order that order be amended so that 
the committee on the part of the common council shall consist of five 
members, passed c ioS-ruled out a 205 ; committee appointed c 204 3320; 
order that the mayor be requested to appear before the committee of the 
House of Representatives and Senate ot the United States, and to invite 
such members as in his judgment may be necessary to assist him in pre- 
senting the case before such committee, discussed, order in new draft 
that the mayor be requested, in behalf of the city, to appear before the 
committee of the House of Representatives and Senate of the United 
States that may have under consideration the improvements of Boston 
harbor, passed a S7 c 94 

trees and shrubbery : see Park Department 

Boston Herald Bicycle Parade. 

order to close certain streets during parade, Aug. 29, referred to committee 
on streets and sewers a 753-report, accepted, order passed a 753 

Boston Homeopathic Medical Society. 

resolutions in favor of allowing the Cullis Consumptives' Home to erect 
a new building at Grove Hall a 29; petition that homeopathic treatment 
be furnished such patients as may desire it at the city hospital a 421 

Boston Ice Company. 

petition to erect building, Lamartine and other streets a 342-granted 
a 402, c 407; petition to erect building, Lamartine st. a 763-granted 
a 7Si-recommitted c 79S; granted c 854; petition to erect building, 
Front St. a S04-granted c S24 a S32; petition to erect building, Ruther- 
ford ave. a giS-granted c 976 a 9S6 

Boston Journal Newspaper Company. 

petition to put iron grating, Washington st. a 764-granted a 770, 771 

Boston Lead Manufacturing Company. 

petition to erect building, Hampden st. a 397-granted C433 a 44S 
Boston Lunatic Hospital (See Public Institutions De- 
partment.) 
Boston Marketmen's Republican Club. 

petition, use of Faneuil hall a 902-granted a 916 

Boston Medico Psychological Society et ah. 

communication from the secretary of the joint committee relatrve to man- 
agement of public institution and care and management of insane, sent 
up c 39, 40-referred to committee on streets and sewers a 50 

Boston North End Mission. 

petition to be paid for land taken for sewer purposes in Ward 23 a 564 

Boston Pneumatic Transit Company. 

petition to lay underground conduits, pipes, and tubes in Devonshire and 
other streets a 6S3~order for hearing a 6S9-hearing a 72S-granted a 7S7, 
788; preamble and resolution relative to digging up streets, passed 
c Soi, 802; mayor's message, placed on file a 956; communication from 
the mayor vetoing permit, referred to committee on streets and sewers 
a 82S, 829-report, veto sustained a 955 ; petition for leave to lay under- 
ground conduits in certain streets, order granting permission, passed 
a 956 

Boston Public Parks Boat Service. 

petition, license to establish and keep a ferry, and receive pay therefor, 
between the Marine park and Castle island a 421-report, with order, 
accepted, passed a 430-bond approved a 449 

Boston Rapid Transit Commission. (See Rapid Transit.) 
Boston, Revere Beach, & Lynn Railroad Company. 

gates, Short St. : see Short st. 

plan and description of relocation : of said railroad from Beach- 



mont station to Point of Pines station, placed on file a 778 
railroad station, Wood Island park : see Wood Island Park 



Boston street. 

building: A. C. Richmond, petition to erect a 91S, 942-granted c 

1037 a 1059 
guy-rope : A. C. Richmond, petition to stretch a 986-granted a 9SS 
stable : Mary A. Gillespie, petition and order for hearing a 424-hearing 

a 496-granted a 506 
trees ; order to trim two trees in front of estate T. F. Herman, passed 

a 401, 402 

Boston Turnverein. 

petition, license, Turn Hall for the season a S4-granted a S6 

Boston University, trustees. 

petition that sewers, Somerset St., be relaid a SSS 

Boston Wharf Company, 

petition to erect building fronting on Fort Point channel a 655-granted 
c 693 a 732 

Boston & Maine Railroad Company. 

buildings : petition to erect building, Mystic wharf a 315-granted c 40S 
a 423 

locations : communication from the city clerk transmitting plans and 
descriptions of lands within the county of Suffolk, purchased or acquired 
for railroad purposes by said company, being the first of a series of 
books of locations filed in said county by said railroad; also plans and 
descriptions of lands taken or purchased by the Boston & Lowell R.R. 
Co. for railroad purposes, etc., placed on file a 473 

unclaimed baggage : petition for appointment of committee to ex- 
amine unclaimed baggage; committee appointed a 971-report, accepted, 
order passed a 1061 

Boston & Providence Railroad Company et als. 

petition to be paid for land taken for sewer purposes in West Roxbury 
a 119; petition for the execution of a release of certain land formerly 
Windsor st. a 251-report, with order, accepted, referred to committee on 
streets and sewers a 478-report, accepted, order passed a 4S4-assigned 
c 4SS-taken up, referred to committtee on public lands c 5S6-report, ac- 
cepted, order passed c 693 

Boston and Union Lodges, K. of H., trustees^ 

petition, license for Knights of Honor Hall a 119-granled a 121 

Boundary Marks Between City of Boston and Adjoin- 
ing Cities and Towns. 

order that the three members of the board of aldermen, the city clerk, and 
city engineer be appointed to perambulate the boundary lines and marks 
between this city and adjoining towns and cities of Everett, Revere, 
Somerville, Newton, Brookline, Dedham, and Hyde Park, etc., passed 
a 148-committee appointed a i4S-report, accepted, ordered printed and 
placed on file a 609 

Bourke street. 

sewer: Michael F. McGettrick et al., petition a S30 

Bourne street. 

sewer : ordered a 912 

Bournes, Jennie E. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries a S04, S65 

Bowditch, Alfred, et ah., trustees. 

bay-window, Northampton St., petition and order for hearing a 343-hear- 
ing a 372; petition and order for hearing to project cornices on Co- 
lumbus ave. and other streets a 343-hearing a 372 

Bowditch Real Estate Trust, trustees. 

petition, sewer, Lowder's lane a 447-granted a 4S3 

Bowdoin avenue. 

sidewalk : Jacob P. Power, petition a 3oS-granted a 403; Jacob P. 
Power, petition a 6S3-granted a 690 

Bowdoin street. 

extension : order that the street commissioners, through the mayor, re- 
port the cost of extension to Causeway St., passed a 7S7 

illuminated inotar : Joseph R. Goddu, petition a 777-refused a 7S1; 
petition a S30-refused a 833 ; petition a S64-granted a S75 

lantern : J. H. Grout, petition a 497-granted a 539 

Bowdoin street, Dorchester. 

sewer : James Loughlin, petition a 39S-granted a 613 

stable: James Loughlin, petition and order for hearing a 317-hearing 

a 397; David Welch, petition and order for hearing a 753-hearing a 

762-granted a 770 

Bowdoin street and Draper court. 

sidewalk : Dennis F. Reardon, petition a S30-granled a S35 

Bowen, Patrick, Councilman, Ward 16. 

qualified : page i 

appointed: committee on Warren statue C4S; committee on building 
department, finance, Warren statue, July fourth c 135, 136; committee 
on drawbridges c 336; committee on playground in new' ward 9 c 406 



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BREED 



Bowen, Patrick, Councilman, continued. 

orders offered : drinkingfountain, Castle sq. c Si; playground, 
Boston Common c 165; house for ladder 13 c 436; sanitary condition, 
ladder-house 13 C437; Harrison ave., asphalting c 466 

Bowen, Reuben S. 

petition, signs, No. Market st. and Clinton st. a 139-refused a 345 

Bowen street. 

asphalting : order that the committee on finance be requested to include 
in the first loan bill the sum of $3,000 for asphalting, referred to com- 
mittee on finance c 26 

Bower street. 

buy- windows : James F. Marley, petition and order tor hearing a 687- 
hearing a 72S; James F. Marley, petition and order for hearing a 905- 
hearing a QiS-granted a 923. 
sidewalks : Henry J. Wright, petition a 730-granted a 742 
tree : James F. Marley, petition, removal a 902-granted a 951 

Bowers Bros. 

petition to erect guy-posts, Broadway and A st. a 50-granted a 5S 

Bowker, Freeman. 

petition (referred in 1S90) offering to surrender alleged invalid tax deed 
of estate, Cunard St., refused a S6S c S7S 

Bowker, Sarah B. 

petition (referred 1SS9) offering to surrender alleged invalid tax deed of 
estate, Marsh St., refused a S6S c S7S 

Bowker and other streets. 
guy-posts: L. P. Soule & Son, petition to erect a 6S3-granted a 690 

Bowman, J. T., Agent, ct al. 

petition, sewer, Evelyn st. a 564 

Boyd, John S. 

petition, sidewalk, Crawford st. a 655-granted a 667 

Boyle, Jane, ei al. 

petition that balance remaining from tax sale of estate, Bremen St., be 
paid to Jane Boyle a 1069 

Boylston avenue. 

sewer: preamble and order for hearing on order to land of Patrick 
Meehan, for sewer purposes, referred to committee on streets and sewers 
a 207-report, accepted, order passed a 2oS-hearing a 279 

stable : Patrick Finnerty, petition and order for hearing a 765-hearing 
a 7S5-granted a Sn; Patrick Meehan, petition and order for hearing 
aS67 

Boylston and Hyde Park avenues. 

poles : New England Telephone and Telegraph Company, petition to 
erect a SSS-order for hearing a S95-hearing a 901-granted a 924 

Boylston Cafe Company. 

order to allow bills for payment incurred by members of common council 
during years 1S93, 1894, passed c 1039, referred to committee on streets 
and sewers a 105S 

Boylston street. 

area: Annie B. Crocker et als., petition to construct a25i-granted a 260 

asphalting : order that the committee on finance be requested to include 

in the next loan order the sum of $S,ooo for paving from Berkeley to 

Clarendon St., referred to committee on finance c 19S 

bay-window : Charles F. Graumann, petition and order for hearing 

a 423-hearing a 446-granted a 477 
building: Patrick O'Toole, erection granted c 226 a 230 
cross-walk. : order that the superintendent of streets be requested to 
lay a blue stone cross-walk between the Common and Public Garden 
on Boylston St., etc., passed c 940, referred to committee on streets and 
sewers a 942, 943; report on order requesting superintendent of streets 
to lay between the Common and Public Garden, recommending indefi- 
nite postponement, accepted a 1032, placed on file c 1036 
damage to estate : William D. Rand, petition to be paid for a 102S 
electric light : Gustave A. Henning et tils., petition a 902 
excavation : Annie B. Crocker et ats., petition for extension of time 

in which to maintain temporary excavation a 655-granted a 666 
guy-ropes : L. D. Willcut & Son, petition to stretch a 730-granted a 741 
guy-posts with ropes : D. Henry Cram, permission to erect a 902- 
granted a 912 
Illuminated mortar : Walker, Rintels Drug Co., petition a 50- 
granled a 58; communication from the mayor vetoing permit, veto sus- 
tained a S2 
iron bracket: Women's Educational and Industrial Union, petition 
a 919-granted a 923 

f;uy-rope : Patrick C. O. Flynn, petition to stretch a 497-granted a 505 
autern : M. Steincrt & Sons Co., petition a 564-granted a 573 
sewer : James J. Storrow, Jr., trustee, petition a 964 
sidewalk : Catherine Komioisky et als., petition a 422-granted a 428 
sign : gas appliance, Exchange, petition a 228-granted a 231; Shea cV 
Lannon, petition a 372-granted a 539; Berlitz School of Languages, 
petition a 777-granted a 7S1 ; F. J. Meyer, petition a 919-granted a 923 



Boylston street, continued. 

stable : E. O. Fitch, petition and order for hearing a 169-hearing, given 

leave to withdraw a 251 
transparency : Ward 22 Republican Club, petition a So5~granted a 815 
widening : see also Tremont and Boylston sts.; preamble and order 
that the passage of the bill as reported to the General Court by the com- 
mittee on Metropolitan Affairs, giving authority to the street commis- 
sioners, with the consent of the mayor, to widen street by taking strip 
of land off the Common, would be an unnecessary and an unwarrantable 
interference with the rights of self-government in local affairs, and that 
the General Court consider the matter, discussed c 393, 394-passed 
c 394; remonstrance of Charles E. French against widening, referred 
to committee on street laying-our department c 262-report, no action 
necessary, accepted c 40S a 423 

Boylston street, West Roxbury. 

barber-poles : Henry y.epp, petition a 29-granted a 234 

sidewalk : report, no action necessary, accepted a 403 

sign : Charles H. Raugh, petition a 49-granted a 234; Walter Tank & 

Co., petition to project a 3gS-refused a 73S 
transparency : Ward 22 Democratic Committee, petition a 7Ss-granted 

a7SS 

Boylston street and Boylston avenue. 

poles : New England Telephone and Telegraph Co., petition to erect 
and remove a 942-order for hearing a 945-hearing a 949-granted 
a 954 

Boyston street to Hyde Park line. 

extension of West Koxbury low level sewer : See Street 
Department ; West Roxbury low level sewer 

Boylston, Tamworth, and other streets 
sub-basement at grade 10 : Winslow & Wetherell, petition to con- 
struct a 167-granted a 234; communication from the mayor vetoing per- 
mit, vote granting permit rescinded, veto sustained a 250 

Boylston and LaGrange streets. 

areas : C. E. Cotting et at., trustees, petition to construct a 447-granted 
a 453 

Boylston and Lamartine streets, West Roxbury. 

watering-trough : see Water Department 

Boylston and Tremont streets. 

guy-ropes : A. A. Elston & Co., petition a 730-granted a 741 

Boylston terrace. 

coasting: John Devine, petition that coasting be allowed a 50 

Brackett, J. Albert. 

appointed trustee of Mt. Hope cemetery a 417-confirmed a 423 

Bradlee street. 

sidewalks : A. S. Adams, petition a 39S-granted a 403 

Bradley, John. 

petition to erect building, Shelton st. a S3~granted c 195 a 205 

Bradley, John, el als. 

petition, sewer, Shelton st. a SSS 

Bradley & Farmer. 

petition to erect post in sidewalk, Keyes st. a 530-refused a 6S9 

Brady, W A. 

petition, permit for minor a 9S6-granted a 990 

Braman, Dwight. 

petition, sidewalk, Newbury st. a S4-granted a 3S0 

Bratkoysky & Hurvitz. 

bay-windows, Chelsea St., East Boston, petition and order for hearing 
a 252-hearing a 279-granted a 345; stable, ;Chelsea St., East Boston, 
petition and order for hearing a 230-hearing a 314-granted a 320; peti- 
tion, lamps near Chelsea st. a 7S5 

Brattle street. 

illuminating sign : F. H. Balch, petition a SS7-granted a S96 
recorder to clock post: R. Marston, granted a 633 

Brawley, John P. 

notice of appointment as assistant clerk of committees a 450 c 455 

Bread street. 

changing of name to Franklin st. : communication from the 
street commissioners with order that name of way from Bread to India 
St. be changed to Franklin st., laid over a 169-taken up, passed a 206 

Breed and Leyden streets. 

tree : order to remove dangerous treejin front of estate of James Fennelly, 
passed a 787 



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Breen stieet. 

reanrfaotug : order that the superintendent of streets be requested to 
cause street to be resurfaced from Saratoga st. to Curtis St. passed 

Bremen street. 

rioso-iialk : order that the superintendent of streets, through the mayor, 
be requested to locate cross-walk from the junction of Bennington and 
Bremen sts.. across Bremen St., and the tracks of the Boston & Maine 
And Boston & Albany railroads, and to request the railroad com- 
panies to remove flag-houses off the street line, referred to the mayor 
a c S02 

paving! order that the committee on finance be requested to provide in 
the first loan order the sum of $11,000 for paving from Sumner to 
Maverick sts., referred to committee on finance c 269 

repairs : order that the superintendent of streets be requested, through 
the mayor, to make repairs in order that it will be safe for public 
Havel, discussed c 415, 416-referred to the mayor c 416 

stable: Isaac Goldstein, petition and order forbearing- a j^S-hearing 
ti 596-granted a 613 

Bremen and Porter streets. 

tree : order to remove dead tree, passed a 379 

Brennan, D. J. 

remonstrance against erection of stable by Kueter & Co. a 777, 77S- 
placed on file a 967 

Brennan, M. J., et ah. 

appointed weighers of coal a S2-confirmed a 120 

Brennan, Patrick H. 

bay-windows, Centre St., Roxbury, petition and border for hearing a 905- 
liearing a 9iS-granted a 923 

Brennan, S., & Co. 

petition to erect guy ropes, Ward St. a 625-granted a 631 ; petition to erect 
guy.ropes, 1 st. a"625 -granted a 631 

Brennan, Stephen. 

petition to erect guy-posts East Fourth and other streets a 902-gl'anted 
a 912 

Brent street. 

sidewalk : John W. Prescott, petition a 765 -granted a 771 

Bresnahan, Hugh W. 

petition, transparency, Dorchester ave. a S64-granted a 875 

Bresnahan, Hugh W., Councilman, Ward 13. 

qualified : page i 

appointed : committee on overseeing of the poor department, police 
department. Memorial day, collecting department c 135, 136; committee 
on collection of ashes c 165; committee on D-st. nuisance c 294; com- 
mittee on draw -bridges c 336; committee to attend funeral cf ex-Mayor 
Henry L. Pierce c 1003 

orders offered: night-car, South Boston c 24; D st., paving c 45; 
Bell's court improvement c 45; nuisance, D St. c 45, 161, 325; per- 
manent basis, park department c 45; employees in park department 
c 46; drilling of citizens c 46; electric lights, Fifth st. c So; night- 
car, South Boston c 199; passage of vessels through the draws at the 
various bridges c 310; condition of Alger school c 339; notice of 
approaching cars c 395 ; bicycle-checking, Citv Point bath house c 437; 
further time committee on draw-bridges c 464;" leave of absence for dis- 
trict chief c 465; D-st. nuisance c 465; opening o.f school yards c 591 ; 
Fourth of July entertainment, South Boston C622; leave of absence for 
policemen c 705; rubber tired patroi wagons c So?: electric lights. 
Fifth St. c 961 

remarks : permanent basis, park department c 46; drilling of citizens 
c 46; investigation of nuisance c 19S; night-car, South Boston, Bay 
View line c 199; playground, North End c 223; passage of vessels 
c 310; collection of ashes c 369; sewer outlets, South Boston c 389.393; 
cars at crossings, approach of c 395; southern union passenger station 
c 412, 413; leave of absence for district fire chiefs c 465 ; D-st. nuisance 
0465,466; gymnasium, South Boston c 588,589; opening of school yards 
c 591 ; entertainment, South Boston C622; loan order C676; rubber tired 
patrol wagons c S03 ; loan, street department c 823 ; next meeting c S45 ; 
loan for sewer division CS46-S49; loan orders c 8S0; loan for construction 
of Commonwealth ave. c 993 ; gymnasium, South Boston c 996,1046, 
1047 

Brett, David J. 

petition, sign, Washington St. a 497-granted a 505 

Brett, Franklin, etals. 

report of committee on public grounds, submitting report on petition 
(referred last year) for bicycle paths on Common and Public Gardens 
that petitioner have leave to withdraw, accepted a 568 c 579 

Breuer, Jacob. 



petition, leave to maintain stand, Old Court-house a 139-refused a 31S 



Brewer, D. Chauncy, et <ds. 

petition, abatement of assessments on account of the Dorchesterway a 
S4-report, with order, accepted, passed a S8-referred to committee on 
parks c 94 

Brewer, Daniel C, et ah. 

preamble and order for hearing on order to take land for sewer purposes 
on Edwin St., referred to committee on streets and sewers a 257-report, 
accepted, order passed a 260-hearing a 341-report, accepted, order 
passed a 34S 

Brewer, Wm. J., et ah. 

order that the petition for a hearing relative to amending the ordinances 
to allow open-air meetings of the Salvation Army, etc., be taken from 
the files and referred to committee on ordinances, passed a S6 c 94 

Brewster, Frank, executor. 

report, giving leave to withdraw to be paid balance remaining from tax 
sale of estate, Neponset court, accepted a 1005 c 1008 

Bridge across Chelsea Creek. {See Chelsea Creek.) 
Bridge Division. (See Street Department.) 
Bridge to Chelsea. (See Orient Heights.) 
Bridgham & Co. 

petition to project signs, Essex St. a 1005 

Briggs, Frank H., Councilman, Ward 11. 

qualified : page 1 

appointed : teller first division c 17; committee on Warren statue c 48; 
legislation affecting the common council c Si ; committee on appropria- 
tions, hospital department, public lands, Warren statue, Fourth of July, 
Memorial day, legislation affecting the common council c 135-137; 
committee to attend funeral of Governor Greenhalge c 348; committee 
to attend funeral of Councilman Butler c 293; committee on tenement 
districts c 165 ; committee to wait on heads of departments c 4.06; com- 
mittee on investigation of disaster at Marine park, Farragut day c 6S0; 
committee to attend funeral of ex-Governor Russell c 714 

elected: president pro tern, c 91. 

orders offered: managers Old South Meeting-House Association 
C22; money for memorial purposes c 22; reference to be placed on 
calendar c 79; height of buildings c 79, So; asphalting Boylston st. 
c 19S; repair of curbing, Huntington ave. c 19S, 199; retaining-wall, 
Clarendon st. c 267; report on tenement districts c 267 ; Dartmouth St., 
asphalting c 26S; more time for tenement district committees c 312, 
437; rate of speed for bicycles c 437; payment to reading clerk a 975; 
resolution of thanks to president c 1050 

remarks : election of president c 14; rules and orders of the common 
council c 16; election of city messenger c 19; Metropolitan water sup- 
ply C63; Otis St., ordinance relative to closing street c 65; rules and 
orders c 76, 77; references to be placed on calendar c 79; height of 
buildings c 79,80; election of president pro tern, c 90; on election as 
president pro tern, c 91; settlement of water claim c 129; election 
of aldermen C132; Seventeenth of June appropriation c 1S0; location 
of ward -rooms c 1S0, 1S1 ; quit-claim to Massachusetts Homoeopathic 
Hospital c 212, 213; appropriation bill c 213, 214; playground, North 
End c 215, 219; death of Governor Greenhalge c 244; land Linden Park 
st. c 263; tenement district report c 268; land for Homoeopathic Hospital 
c 272, 273; death of Councilman Butler c 291 ; right of way, Church st. 
c 295,296; subway lease c 300; release of land, Salem st., Hancock 
school-yard c 301; taxation of personal property c 330; high school, 
East Boston C359; street department picnic c 3S6; sewer outlet, South 
Boston c 391 ; southern union passenger station c 413,414; sanitation 
and ventilation of school-houses c 439, 440, 456, 463, 464; pension to 
John Rogers c 4SS; loan tor school improvements c 514; extension of 
armories c 636; death of ex-Governor Russell cju; condition upon 
estates, Pembroke st. c S53, 854; release to Benevolent Fraternity of 
Churches c 974, 975; loan for construction of Commonwealth ave. c.992 ; 
revised ordinances c 1013, 1014, 1016, 1023; closing remarks, thanks to 
president c 1050; 

Brigham, Annie De Wolf. 

report and order for hearing on order to take laud, Norfolk ave., forsewer 
purposes, accepted, passed a 667-hearing a 72S-report, accepted, order 
passed a 779 

Brigham, Robert B., ct ah. 

petition, electric light, Burroughs pi. a 447; petition, lamp, Burroughs 
pi. a 7S5 

Brigham, Wm. D. 

permission to erect hitching-post, Wheatland ave. a Soj-gratited a Si 1 

Brigham street, East Boston. 

extension: order that the street commissioners be requested to submit 
an estimate of the expense of extending street to a width of thirty feet 
from the bend in said street to Pearl St., passed c 157; communication 
from the street commissioners relative to, referred to committee on 
finance c 261 

Brighton. 

playground : See Playground, Ward 25 



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BROWNING 



Brighton avenue. 

pole : order that the Brookline Gaslight Company relocate pole now 

located in front of Swift estate, passed a 574 
stable : Charles E. Dearborn, petition and order tor hearing a 252-hear- 

ing a 341-grauted a 3S1 

Brighton street. 

bay-windows : Joseph Alport, petition and order for hearing a 423- 
hearing a 446-refused a 6SS; Louis Waldman, petition and order for 
hearing a 6oS-hearing a 62^ ; Joseph Alpert, petition and order for hear- 
ing a 732-hearing a 749-granted a S15 

sewer : Patrick Clark, compensation tor damages to estate, by overflow- 
ing of sewer, refused a 1033 

Broad street. 



sign : W 

a Q&4-gr: 
3967 



II. Brown, petition a 280-granted a jSS; Otto Grohe, petition 
nted a 1/17; Ypsilanti Specific Company, petition a9&4-granted 



Broadway. 

arc light: Edison Electric Illuminating Company, petition a 471 — 
granted a 505 

bay-win€low : Matthew J. Mullen, petition and order for hearing 
a 730-hearing a 749-graDted a 7S1 

building : Isaac Hlair & Co., petition to move a 203-granted a 208 

gas rail and globes : David A. Kurriss, petition a 315-granted a 539 

hitching-ring in sidewalk : Mary C. Doggett, petition a S30- 
granted a S35 

poles: Jerry Casalite, petition a 950-granted a 954; communication from 
the mayor vetoing permit, veto sustained a 962 

shelf: Union Pacific Tea Company, petition a 341-granted a 345; com- 
munication from the mayor vetoing permit, veto sustained a 370 

sidewalks : Robert Cox et at., petition a 407-granted a 506; Patrick F. 
Reddy, petition a S30-grantcd a 835 

sign: |ohn Ainato, petition a 6S3~granted a 6S7 ; Thomas O'Brien, peti- 
tion a 763-granted a 772; James J. McWeeney, petition to locate a 764- 
report, no action necessary a 780; Geo. H. Bond & Co., petition illumi- 
nated sign a 950-granted a 954; communication from the mayor vetoing 
permit, veto sustained a 962; James f. McWeeney, petition to relocate 
a 942-report, no action necessary a 96S 

transparency : Frank Muller, petition a 25 1 -granted a 2SS 

trees: Baker Building Associates, petition, removal a 596; Thomas 
Smith, petition to trim a 764-granted a S06; James Collins, petition, 
removal a 902 ; Robert V. Hall, petition to box a ioe8 

Broadway and A street. 

guy-posts : Bowers Bros., petition to erect a 50-granted a 58 

Broadway and C street. 

transparency : John A. Ryan, petition a 901-granted a 915 

Broadway and Dorchester streets. 

druggist's mortar: J. W. F. Willson, Jr., petition a 564-granted 
a 629; J. W". F. Willson, Jr., petition a 777-granted a 780 

Broadway Bridge. 

closing: order to close to travel during necessary repairs, passed a 951 
repairs : set Street Department 

Brock, James F. 

petition, transparency, Main st. a 805-granled a S15 

Brock, James J., Councilman, Ward 5. 

qualified : page i 

appointed : committee on assessing department, public buildings de- 
partment, treasury department, new bride to Everett c 135, 136; removal 
of Gibson- St. buildings c 294; committee on sanitary condition of wards 
3, 4, and 5 c 336 

orders offered: extension Stetson court c 20; Chelsea St., Charles- 
town, widening c 44; Winthrop St., extension c 160; laying 1 out Stetson 
court c 269; examination of treasurer's accounts c 269; Chelsea St., 
repaying c 356, 337; macadamizing Pleasant st., Charlestown c 36S; 
Green si., widening c 394; Joiner st., remacadamizing c 394; Chelsea 
St., repaying c 394; playground, training field c 394; macadamizing 
Joiner st. c 436; repairing Main st. c 436; Lawrence St., Charlestown, 
extension c 717; repair of memorial tablets, Winthrop sq. C717; im- 
provement of Charlestown City Hall c 717 ; paving Stacey st. c 717 ; illu- 
mination ofclock, city hall, Charlestown c S44, 061 

Brodbine, John. 

petition to be paid for damages by flooding of premises, Beach st. a 901 

Brodbine & Co. 

petition, sign, Reach st. a S64-grauted a S75 

Brodie, J. 

petition, sign, Temple pi. a 763-granted a 772; communication from the 
mayor vetoing permit, veto sustained a 775 

Brogi, O. 

petition, use of Faneuil Hall a 229-granted a 231 

Bromiield street. 

sign : A. Kaupp, petition a 864-granted a 875 

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Bromwich, Charles M. 

appointed trustee of Mt. Hope cemetery a 417-confirmed a 423 

Brook and Hill streets. 

lamp : John B. Oberlander et tits., petition a S05 

Brookford street. 

sidewalk : Mrs. Sarah A. Stone, petition a 417-granted a 452 

Brookline Bridge. 

order that the superintendent of streets be requested to have a suitable 
addition constructed on the pier adjoining the present building, for 
drawtenders, referred to committee on streets and sewers a 426-report 
accepted, order rejected a 632 

Brookline Gas Light Company. 

electric conduits : order, that permission be granted to lay and main- 
tain underground conduits for electric wires, and cables provided with 
suitable manholes in certain streets in Brighton and Brookline, etc., 
referred to committee on streets and sewers a S95~report, accepted, 
order for hearing passed a 912-hearing a 91S 
storage tank : petition to build a steel tank for storage of oil at its 
works, Cambridge St., AUston a 29-order for hearing a 88-hearing 
a 167-granted a 175 
poles : 
Bennett ST.: petition to erect poles a 653-order for hearing a 759- 

hearing a 763-granted a 773 
BRIGHTON ave. : order that said company relocate pole now situated 

in front of Swift estate, passed a 574 
Cambridge st., Allston : petition to errect two poles a 2So-order for 

hearing a 73S-hearing a 749-granted a 773 
Chestnut Hill ave. : petition to erect and remove poles a 777-hear- 

inga7Ss-granted a S33 
Gkanhv st. : petition to erect poles a SSS-order for hearing a S95-hear- 

ing a 901-granted a 916 
Newbury st., audubon road and Ivy st. : petition to erect poles a 

625-ordcr for hearing a 73S-hearing a 749-granted a 773 
Western Ave. : petition to erect poles a 749; petition to erect poles a 

S30; order for hearing a S33-hearing a S64. 
WiNsiiii' st. and Chestnut Hill ave.: petition to erect poles, and 

that West End Street Railway Company be allowed to attach their 

wires a 729-hearing a 776-granted a 7S] 

Brooks street, Brighton. 

sewer : ordered a 7S0 

Brooks street, Bast Boston. 
electric lights : order to locate, opposite the head of West Eagle St., 
referred to the mayor c 939; ordered that electric light at corner of Mon- 
mouth St., be removed from its present location to the corner of the street 
diagonally opposite, referred to the mayor c 939 

Brookside avenue. 

building: Patrick Meehan, erection, granted c 226 a 229; P. Median, 
report, no action necessary on petition for erection, accepted c 227 a 229 

sign : Clagg Bros., petition a by-granted a 665 

stable : Thomas F. Ward, petition and order for hearing a 230-hearing 
a 314-granted a 34S; Joseph P. Shaw, petition and order for hearing a 
919-hearing a964~granted a 1067 

Broome, J. W. 

petition, barber poles, Cambridge St. a 372-grauted a 424 

Brophey, Thomas F. 

appointed deputy sealer of weights and measures a 251-confirmed a 316, 
3'7 

Broughton, James. 

petition, license, athletic exhibition a g-granted a 9 

Brown, D. Austin. 

petition, compensation for damage to sleigh, Huntington ave. a 228- 
refused a 450 c 455 

Brown, E. F. 

petition, removal tree, Holborn st. a zSo-trimming, granted a 377; petition 
to trim trees, Holborn st. a 372-granted a 474 

Brown, F. R., & Co. 

petition, license to run barges a 472-granted a 477 

Brown, J. Adams, et als. 

petition, electric lights in South, Centre, and Springs sts. a 168 

Brown, W. H. 

petition, sign, Broad st. a 280-granted a 2SS 

Browne, J. W. 

petition to erect barber-pole, Blossom -.1., a 980-relused a 9SS 

Browning, W. A. 

petition, offering invalid tax deed of estate, Sewall st. a 1027 

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BRUCE 



BUILDING 



Bruce, George E. 
petition, sewer, Stoughton st. :i 139 

Brunswick street. 

stable : 1'. L. Loncrgan, petition and order for hearing a S^^-hearing 
.1 S&f-granted a B92 

Bryan, John W. 

petition, license to inn barges a 472-granted a 477; petition a 564-granted 
a 500; petition, license to run brages a 764 

Bryan, Sewall, Williams Club. 

petition to project transparency, Tremont st. a 763-granted a 772; petition, 
use of i'aneuil Hall a 7Ss-granted a 789 

Bryant, Charles Henry, Alderman. 

qualified : page 1 

appointed : committee on statue of General JosephJWarren a 31 ; com- 
mittee on electric wires, licenses, streets and sewers a 36; committee on 
paving division, sanitary division, ferry division, stables, appropriations 
a 36; committee on electric wires, licenses, streets and sewers, ferry 
claims, clerk of committees department, finance, hospital department, 
institutions department, schools and school- houses, Fourth of July 
a S7, SS; committee on boundary marks a 14S: committee to attend 
funeral of Governor Greenhalge a 240; committee on municipal street 
railways a34S; committee on unclaimed baggage a 971; committee to 
attend funeral of Ex-Mayor Henry L. Pierce a 1002 

orders offered : permit for use of guy-post to L. P. Soule & Son a 12; 
permits for amusement licenses a 12; allowance for soldiers and sailors 
a 12; payment of allowance to soldiers and sailors a 12; revocation of 
coasting order, Lamont St. a 31; removal of trees, Oakland St. a 32; 
removal tree, Tremont St. a 55; Prentiss.pl., improvement a 55; play- 
ground, ward 22 a 55; Whitney St., loan to widen a S7; removal trees, 
Ruggles St. a 122; revocation of license of Rosenbaum Bros, a 122; 
transfer of license a 174; payment of claim of John J. Cranitch a 175; 
cost of extending Ruggles st. a 233; displaying flags at half-mast on 
public buildings, tolling bells, etc., on account of death of Gov. Frederic 
T. Greenhalge a 243; street department picnic, holiday a 259; rrfuseum 
permit revoked a 260; removal trees, Waitt St. a 31S; expense of grading 
Creighton St. a 347; revocation ot barge permit to William Allston a ] 
4S2; next meeting a 540; removal tree, Dorchester st. a 540; circus 1 
parade a 507 ; addition to city hall library a 612; removal tree, Wyoming 
st. a 629; removal tree, cor. Ruggles and Tremont sts. a 666; sewers, 
order of notice of taking of land, VVensley St., Hewlett and Mozart sts., 
and Strathmore st. and Sidlaw road a 741; removal of trees, Vine 
st. a 75) ; laving out streets in territory of Camden St., Columbus ave., 
Providence railroad, and Baseball grounds a 77S; plankwalk, Tremont 
St., Roxbury crossing* a 7S2 ; Calumetst. extension a 811; Veterans to 
attend Encampment St. Paul a S74 ; closing of roadway Old Heath st. 
a S74; Station St., paving a S75; Leon St., extension a 916; payment of 
salaries before holidays a 921 ; closing Dimock St. a 966; Hags to be 
displayed at half-mast until after funeral of Henry L. Pierce a 1002 

remarks : Labor Day celebration a 30; coasting, Lamont st. a 31,32; 
athletic exhibition a 175; transfer of building, Elmwood St. a 597; street 
department loan a 75S; closing proceedings a 1072, 1073 

Buck, C, H., & Co. 

petition, sign, Eliot st. a 167-granted a 234 

Buck, W. F. & Co. 

petition, signs, Cornhill a 655-granted a 666 

Buckley, Mary, Admx. 

petition, compensation, on account of death of Dennis M. Buckley, caused 
by kick from a horse owned bv city a 919 



Bugbee, Charles E. 

petition, removal tree, Freeport St. a S65 

Building Department. 

committee : appointed a SS c 135 

bay-windows : reports on petitions of Henry Rosenthal, Emeline L. 
Kendrick, Urban Associates, of East Boston, Thomas F. Maguire, and 
Louis Berenson, granting permits, accepted a 1069 

building operations of the city: report of committee on topics 
in mayor's address, that so much of address as relates to building 
operations of the city be referred to building department, accepted c 134 
a 140 

civil engineers : ordinance to amend chapter 17 of the Revised Ordi- 
nances of 1S92, relative to, referred to committee on ordinances a S36 

condemned building, Vernon st. : see Vernon st. 

erection of buildings during recess : order that during the 
annual recess of the common council the committee on building depart- 
ment be authorized to allow erection of wooden buildings, etc., passed 
c 646 a 662 

height of Tremont building: order that the building commis- 
sioner, through the mayor, be requested to inform the board of aldermen 
as to whether or not the new building now being erected on the site of 
the Tremont House exceeds the limit in height set by law, and if so, as 
to whether objections had been filed previous to the issuance of the 
permit to build, and if so by whom such objections were filed, passed 
a 236; communication from the mayor transmitting communication 
from the building commissioner relative to a 276, 277-ordered printed 
and assigned a 277- taken up, order rejected a 319 

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Building Department, continued . 

nuisance, Dorcliestcr St.: communication from the building com. 
missioner, petitioning that premises numbered 14 be adjudged a 
nuisance, referred to committee on building department a 206 
nuisance, West Fourth St. : communication from the building 
commissioner requesting that premises numbered 47 be adjudged a 
common nuisance, referred to committee on building department a 169 
permit for hospital purposes: order that the mayor be requested 
to instruct the building commissionerto issue no permit for the erection 
of any building or addition to a building for hospital purposes on estate 
bounded by Blue Hill ave., Seaver and Washington sts., passed a 612; 
See also Health Department, Consumptives' Home 
plumbing report: order that the mayor request the commissionerto 
report whether or not so much of the law as requires a report to the gov- 
ernmenton or before June 1, 1S95, in relation to plumbing has been com- 
plied with, and if not how soon such report can be forwarded, passed 
a 37; communication from building commissioner relative to, placed on 
file a S3 ; order that the mayor be requested to forward the report of the 
building commissioner under chap. 455 of the Acts of 1S94, bearing date 
of June 1, 1S95, passed a 234; communication from the mayor transmit- 
ting detailed report of commissioner, ordered printed and assigned 
a 250-taken up, placed on file 3319; communication from the mayor 
transmitting the annual report of the building commissioner in regard 
to the licensing of plumbers and supervision of the business of plumb- 
ing, ordered printed, sent down a 681-placed on file c 692 
signs, etc.: report that petitioners have leave to withdraw on petitions 
to project signs, bay-windows, etc., during the year, names given, 
accepted a 1069; report no action necessary, on petitions (given) ac- 
cepted a 1070 
bay-windows : 
Allen St.: Wm. Lowe, petition and order for hearing a 905-hearing 

a 9iS-granted a 923 ; Wm. F. Lowe, petition and order for hearing 

a943-hearing a 949-granted a 955 
Amory st. : Bernard Ehret, petition and order for hearing a 732- 

hearing a 740-granted a 7S1 
Anderson st. : Israel Silverstein, petition and order for hearing 

a 567-hearing a 596-granted a 73S; Samuel Steinberg, petition and 

order for hearing a 919-hearing a 941 ; Harry Rosenthal, petition and 

order for hearing a 943-hearing a 949 
Auburn St., Charlestown: Neil A. Landry, petition and order for 

hearing a 473-hearing a 496 
Austin ST. : Francis Raynes, petition and order for hearing a 2S4- 

hearing a 314-granted a 320 
Bartlett ST.: Louis Berenson, refused a 234 
Bartlett ST., Charlestown : J. E. Fitzgerald, petition and order for 

hearing a 53S-hearing a 562-granted a 760 
Barton court: Philip Leventall, remonstrance against a 964 
Beach ST. : Wm. S. Hennessev, petition and order for hearing a 252- 

hearing a 279-withdrawn a 379 
Beacon st. : Howard Coon, petition and order for hearing a 53S- 

hearing a 562-granted a 610 
Blue Hill ave. : Alfred J. Ford, petition and order for hearing 

a 6S7-hearing 728-granted a 915 
Border st. : B. F. Nay. petition and order for hearing a S6S-hearing 

a 8S7-granted a 945 
Bower st. : James F. Marley, petition and order for hearing a 6S7- 

hearing a 72S; James F. Marley, petition and order for hearing 

a 905-hearing a 9iS-granted a 923 
Boylston" ST. : Charles F. Graumann, petition and order forbearing 

a 423-hearing a 446-granted a 477 
Brighton st. : Joseph Alpert, petition and order for hearing a 423- 
hearing a 446-rcfused a 6SS; Joseph Alpert, petition and order for 

hearing a 732-hearing a 749-granted a S15 ; Louis Waldman, petition 

and order for hearing a 6oS-hearing a 624 
Broadway: Matthew J. Mullen, petition and order for hearing a 

730-hearing a 749-granted a 7S1 
Bulfinch pl.: Charles Rudolph, petition and order for hearing a 

424-hearing a 446-granted a 573 
Cambridge st. : Samuel Berman, petition and order for hearing a 

12-hearing a 2S-refused a 234, 235 
Centre St. Roxbury : Patrick H. Brennan, petition and order for 

hearing a 905-hearing a 9iS-granted a 923 
Chambers st. : Louis Levenson, petition and order for hearing a 

753-hearing a 762 
Chambers and Barton sts. : Thomas L. Jenks, hearing a 

506-granted a 610 
Chandler st. : Henry R. Merrill, petition and order for hearing a 

538-hearing a 562-granted a 73S 
Charles st., Brighton st., and Barton court: Joseph Reuben- 
stein, petition and order for hearing a 6S7-hearing a 72S-granted a 73S 
Chelsea st., Charlestown : Donovan & Brock, petition and order 

for hearing a 904-hearing a giS-granted a 923 
Chelsea st., East Boston : Bratkoysky & Hurvitz, petition and 

order for hearing a 252-hearing a 279-granted a 345 ; Patrick Hughes, 

petition and order for hearing a 786-hearing a So4~granted a 915 
Chestnut ave. : Mrs. Emma Hall, petition and order for hearing 

a 343-hearing a 372 
Circuit St.: Thomas J. Chesley, petition and order for hearing a 423- 
hearing a 446 
Cliff ST. : William W. Lord, petition andorder for hearing a6oS-hear- 

ing a 624-granted a 73S 
Columrus ave.: Annie T. Faunce, petition and order for hearing- 

a3i-hearing a 49-granted a 234; Caroline W.Johnson, petition and 

order for hearing a 52-hearing a 83-granted a 234; Win. Schworer, 

petition andorder for hearing a 343-hearing a 372-granted a 370: .V. 

O'Neil, petition and order for hearing a 423-hearing a 446-granted a 477 
Columbus ave. and Rougiiemont pl. : M.P.Daly, petition and 

order forbearing a 77S-hearing a 7S5-granted a 7SS, 7S9 



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Building Department, continued. 

Commonwealth ave. and other streets: Commonwealth Hotel 
Trust, refused a 234 

Cooper st. : Louis Segel, petition und order for hearing a 252-hearing 
a 279-granted a 57.? 

Dale st. : John J. Carroll, petition and order for hearing a 473-hearing 
a 496-granted a 505 

Dartmouth st. : Henry R. Merrill, petition and order for hearing 
a 206-hearing a 228-granted a 234 

DORCHESTER ave.: Horace A. Ilalch, petition and order for hearing 
a 141-hearing a 167-granted a 174; Nathan Hatch, petition and order 
for hearing a 206-hearing a 228-granted a 334; Abram Holfecker, pe- 
tition and order lor healing a 206-hearing a 22S-granted a 234; Hugh 
Giblin, petition and order tor hearing a 284-hearinga 314-granted a 320 

DORCHESTER ave. and Edwin ST. : Joseph C Blaine, petition and 
order for hearing a 987-hearing a 1004-granted u ic6o 

Dorchester ave. and Mr. Veknon ST. I D. H. Morrisey et als., 
petition that permit granted Hugh Giblin be revoked a 421 

Dorchester ave. and Second st.: M. Tierney, petition and order 
for hearing a 567 -hearing assigned a 596-tuken up, referred to com- 
mittee on building department a 624-granted a S15 

DuDl.EV ST.: B. J. Connolly, petition and order for hearing' a 230- 
hearing a 251-granted a 2S.S, Mary [. Doolittle, petition ami order for 
hearing a 423-iiearing a 446-granted a 454; A. B. Drown, petition and 
order for hearing a 765-hearing a 776-granted a 78) 

Dudley and Kknilwohtii sis.: A. F. Arnold, petition and order 
for hearing a 95 1 -hearing a 964-granted a 967; communication from 
the mayor voting permit, veto sustained a 9S3 

Dudley, con. Dearborn STS.:John R. Magullin, petition and order 
for hearing, referred to committee on streets and sewers a 399-report, 
accepted a 404-heuring a 420-granted a 505 

Edwin and Templeton sts. .'Joseph C Blaine, petition and order tor 
bearing a SSc— hearing, giving leave to withdraw a 901 

Elm st., Charlestown : Emma A. Osgood, petilition and order for 
hearing a 120-bearing a 139; Francis Rayncs, petition and order for 
hearing a 425-hearing a 446-granted a [^4 

Endicott st. : Michele Marselli, petition and order for hearing'a S6S- 
hearing a '8S7-granted a 945; Louisa Varni, petition and order for 
hearing a S68-hearing a SS7 

FaIRLAND st. : Louis Habelow, petition and order lor hearing a 1005- 
hearing a 1027-refused a 1034 

Fellows st. : Isaac Nesson, petition and order for hearing, referred to 
committee on streets and sewers a 399-report, accepted a 404-heariug 
a 420-granted a 505 

Franklin ST., Charlestown: Edward Doherty, petition and order 
for hearing a 951-bearing a 964-granted a 967 

FreepokT ST. : James T. Graham, petition and order for hearing a 
765-hearing a 776-granted a 7S1 

Gay Head st. : M.J. O'Brien, petition and order for bearing a 141- 
hearing, given leave to withdraw a 167; M.J. O'Brien, petition and 
order for hearing a 2c6-hearing a 228-granted a 234 

Green ST., Roxbuky : John Follen heirs, petition and order for hear- 
ing a 423 hearing a 44O 

Gukney ST. : Charles E. Jellison, petition and order for hearing a 317- 
hearing a 341 

HAMPDEN ST.: Louis F. Abbott, petition and order for hearin 
hearing a 167-granted a jss 

HANOVER ST.: Kilby Page, petition, and order for hearing a 252- 
heariilg a 370-gianted a 177; A. Sus^ili, petition and order tor hear- 
ing a 2S4-hearing a 314-granted a 345 

Harrison ave. and Northampton st.: L.J. O'Toole, petition and 

order lor hearing a S;.>-bearing a 864-granted a 915 
HARVARD and Wateklow sts.: H. R. Stone, petition and order for 

hearing a 1005-liearing a 1027-granted a 1069 
HENCHMAN ST.: Jacob Specktorsky, petition and order for hearing 

a 765-hearing a 776 
Hewlett ST. : Dawson Johnson, petition and order for hearing a 9S7- 

hearing a 1027-granted a L069 
High and Pleasant sts. : Fessenden & Libby, petition and order for 

hearing a 753-hearing a 762-g ranted a 772 
Huntington ave. : Thomas F. Maguire, petition and order for hearing 

a 765-hearing a 776 
Huntington and Parker Hill aves.: Oscar E. Furhcr, petition 

and Older for hearing a 473-hearing a 496 
Joy st. : Horace W. Baxter, Jr., trustee, petition and order lor hearing 

a6oS-hearing a 624-granted a S75 
I. ST.; \\ atson & Waite, petition and order for hearing a SS9-hearing 

a ooi-granted a 945 
Lamaktine. con. Centre ST.:Wm. McGee, petition and order for 

hearing a S68-hearing a S87~grauted a S96 
Lawrence st., Charlestown: Augustus A. Rowe, petition and 

order for hearing a 905-htaring a 9iS-granted a 923 
Lexington st. : Stephen Tobey, petition and order tor hearing a 951- 

hearing a 04 
Lincoln ST., Charlestown: T. B. Morrill, petition and order for 

hearing a 687-liearing a 72S 
Lowell ST. I Louis Segel, petition and order for bearing a 230-hearing 

a 251-granted a 315 ; Harris Farlinskv, petition and order tor hearing 

a 2§4-hearing a 314-granted a 403; Charles J. Wy/.anski, petition for 

revocation of permit granted Louis Segal a 564 fjoseph Rubenstein, 

petition and order for hearing a 567-bearing a 595-granted a 610; J. 

Cohen, petition and order lor hearing a 765-hearing a 776-granted 

a 7S1 ; Joseph Rubenstein, petition and order for bearing a 905-hear- 

ing a 1004 -gran ted a 1007 
Maple ave., Brighton : Timothy Sullivan, petition and order for 

hearing a 538-hearing a 562, 563 
Marion St., Charlestown : Daniel Leary, petition and order for 

hearing a go^-hearing a 918-granted a 923 



a 141- 



Building Department, continued. 

Market St., Brighton: John J. Havacan, petition and order for 

hearing a 567-hearing a 596-granted a 6to 
Massachusetts ave. and Trkmont st. : Albert Geiger, petition and 

order for hearing a 951-hearing a 964-granted a 967 
Maverick sgl. : Benjamin Piscopo, petition and order for hearing 

a 765-hearing a 776-granted a S96 
Maverick st. : Giovanni Bellizia, petition and order for hearing a 499- 

hearing a 52S 
Maywood st.: L. P. Kaufman et at., petition and order for hearing 

a 317-hearing a 341-granted a 477 
Meridian st. ' Eineline L. Kendrick, petition and order for hearing 

a 77S-hearing a 7S5 
Minden and Schiller sts. : Thomas McLaughlin, petition and 

order for hearing a 868-hearing a 887-granted a 967; communication 

from the mayor vetoing permit, veto sustained a 9S3 
Minot ST. : M. Hollander, petition and order for hearing a 7S6-hearing 

a So4-re fused a 915 
Moulton st.: Win. Mahoney, petition and order for hearing 1 52- 

bearing a S3 -granted a 142 
NORFOLK ist. and Milton ave.: Charles J. Belknap, petition and 

order for hearing a 6oS-hearing a 624 
NORTH ST. : G. W. Simmons, petition and order for hearing a 343- 
hearing a 372-g ranted a 379; communication from the mayor vetoing 

permit, veto sustained a 397 
North Anderson st. : Rudnick Bros., petition and order for hearing 

a 252-hearing a 279-granted a 539 
NORTHAMPTON st. : Alfred Bowditch et als., trustees, petition and 

order for hearing ;i 343-hearing a 372 
Norway and Falmouth sts. : Joseph Green, petition and order for 

bearing a S32-hearing a S64-granted a 923 
Pakkman st.: Abraham Finkelstein, petition and order for hearing 

a 424-hearing, assigned a 446-taken up, referred to committee on 

streets and sewers a 471 
Paul Gohe and Centre sts. : Frederick Morlock, petition and order 

for hearing a S5-hearing a ttS-granted a 207 
Poplar ST.: Louis Segel, petition and order for hearing, referred to 

committee on street and sewers a 399-report, accepted a 404-hearing 

a 420-granted a 425 ; Louis Segel, petition and order for hearing a 732- 

hearing a 749-granted a 760; Charles I. Little-field et als., petition for 

revocation of permit to Louis Segel a S66 
Prince st. : Abraham Glass, petition and order for hearing a S6S- 

hearing a SS7-granted a 915 
Revere st. : Israel Silverstein, petition and order for hearing a 567- 
hearing a 596-granted a 73S 
Richmond st. : Louis Berenson, petition and order for hearing a 919- 

hearing a 941 
Roslin ST. : Thomas F. Kearney, petition and order for hearing a 499- 

hearing a 52S 
Russell st. : E. O. Webster, petition and order for hearing a 951-hear- 
ing, given leave to withdraw a 964; E. O. Webster, petition and order 

for hearing a97i-hearing a 1004-granted a 1069 
Rutland st. : James H. Hayes, petition and order for hearing a 24S- 

hearing a 314-refused a 6SS 
Siiawmut ave. and Massachusetts ave.: Austin Cannon, petition 

and order for hearing a 343-hearing a 372-granted a 539 
Shawmut ave. and Ruggles st.: Joseph Ham, petition and order 

for hearing a 499-hearing a 52S-granted a 73S 
SpraGUE ST.: F. H. Dillon, petition and order for hearing a 567-hear- 
ing a 595-granted a 610 
Stacey and Main sts. : John E. O'Brien, petition and order for hear- 
ing a 9S7~hearing a 1004-granted a 1007 
Thacher ST. : Michele Marselli et als., petition and order for hearing 

a 732-hearing a 749-refused a S15; Michele Marselli, petition and 

order for hearing a S6S-bearing a SS7-granted a 945 
Tremont st. : Charles E. Duncan et at., petition and order for hearing 

a 317-hearing a 341-granted a 425 ; Rhodes Bros., petition and order 

for hearing a 473-hearing a 496 
Trenton st., Charlestown: A. A. Kimball, petition and order for 

hearing a 765-hearing a 776 
Trenton st., East Boston : Urban Associates, petition and order 

for hearing a 778-hearing a 785 
TurTS st. : Win. R. Nicholls, petition and order for hearing a 473-hear- 
ing a 496-granted a 505 
Vine and Forest sts. : C. M. Cashin, petition and order for hearing 

a 6oS-hearing a 624-granted a 666 
Walnut St., Charlestown: Win. Mahoney, petition and order for 

hearing a 473-hearing a 496-granted a 505 
Walpole and Cunard sis.: Wolf Goldburg, petition and order for 

hearing a 538-hearing a 562-granled a 7S1 
Warren st, : Kaufman & Crowther, petition and order (or hearing 

a 567-bearing, given leave to withdraw a 596 
Washington st. : Mrs. L. F. Hewins, petition and order for hearing, 

referred to committee on streets and sewers a 399-report, accepted a 

404-hearing a 420-granted a 573 
Washington St., West Roxhury : John Sheehan, petition and order 

for hearing a 77S-hearing a 785-report, no action necessary, accepted a 

915 ; John Sheehan, petition and order for bearing a S06 ; hearing a 829 

granted a S33 
Washington st. and HARVARD pi..: S. H. Seager, petition and 

order for hearing a 663-hearing a 083-gr.intcd a 6S7 
West Broadway : Priscilla S. Nickerson, petition and order for hearing 

a 169-lieaiiiig a 202-granted a jSS 
building*, wooden: 
A st. : K.S.Hamlin & Competition a 763-granted a 955-recoimnitted 

c 958-granted c 976 
Adams st., Dorchester : P. McMorrow, petition a 564-granted < 646 

a 662 



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BUILDING 



BULFINCH 



Building Department, continued. 

Albany st.: Johnson & Gately, petition a S04; Win. C. Norcross & 

Co., petition a 887-granted a 955-recommitted c 958-granted c 976 
1; ST. ' O'Brien & Cusick, granted c 105 a 205; James O'Beirne, granted 

195 a .'05; New England Milk Company, petition ;i 471-granted 
,1 a 566; New England Railroad Company, petition a 72S-granted 

c 103S a 1059 
BAKI I' S 1 . ' Franklin Brewing Company, granted c 105 a 205 
BLUB Hii-l AVE.: Payson & Rowe, petition a S64-granted c 103S 

a 1060 
Bokhi k ST. : fames Gurney A: Co., petition a 763-granted c 1037 a 105Q; 

1 . Robbins & Co., petition to erect a S3o-granted c S54 a S67 ; John F. 

Randall estate, petition a 1005-granted c 1009 a 102S 
Boston st. : A. L'. Richmond, petition a 942; A. C. Richmond, petition 

tS-granted c 1037 a 1059 
liovLsroN ST. : Patrick O'Toole, erection, granted c 226 a 230 
BrOOKSIDI \yi.: Patrick Meehan, granted c 2263229; P. Meehan, 

report, no action necessary on petition for erection, accepted c 227 

a 229 
Burlington ave. and Minot st. : Wm. E. Payson, report, no action 

necessary, accepted c 227 a 229 
Cambridge ST., Brighton: A.E.Dennis Coal Co., petition a 763- 
granted c 1037 a 1059 
Cambridge st., Ciiaklestown : August Young, petition to erect 

building a 49 
Centre ST., Roxbury: Thomas O'Leary, erection, granted c 226, 

227-referred to committees on streets and sewers a 230; City of Boston, 

petition a 763 
Centre st., West Roxbury': Frost Bros., petition to erect building 

a nS-granted c 195-reterred to committee on streets and sewers 

a 205-report, accepted, permit granted a 20S 
CHAPMAN st. : J. II. Lombard, petition a 471-granted c 491 a 499 
Cleveland st. : A. W. Mitchell, petition a 471-granted c 526 a 53S 
Codman st.: order that the inspector of buildings be authorized to 

issue a permit to the city of Boston to erect building to be used as a 

carriage-shed, passed a 55 c 62 
Columbus ave.: Albert Engel, petition to erect a 22S-granted c 302 

a 316; H.J. Pfaff estate, petition a 42c— granted c 4&Sa47^; H. &J. 

Pfaff Brewing Co., petition a 7S5-granted c S54 a S67; H.'&J. Pfaff, 

petition a 785 
Conant st. : Michael Kelley, petition a 777-granted c S24 a S31, 832 
Condor st. : James Robertson, petition a 72S, 777-granted c S54 a 867 

c 103S a 1059 
Congress st. : New England Railroad Company, petition 3728, 749- 

granted c 1037 a 1059; L. G. Burnham, petition a 1005-granted c 103S 

a 1059 
Crescent ave. : George Goodfellow, petition to erect a 372-granted 

c 40S a 423; Geo. Goodfellow, petition a 728-granted c S54 a S67 
Culvert st. : AVhittier Machine Company, petition a 1027-granted 

c 1037 a 1059 
D ST.: Johnson & Co., petition to erect a 315-granted c 40S a 423; 

Johnson & Co., petition a 446-granted c 491 a 499 
Dorchester ave.: John W. Lavery, petition to erect a 118-granted 

c 195-referred to committee on streets and sewers a 205-report, ac- 
cepted, permit granted a 20S; John Cavanagh & Son, B. M. Co., peti- 
tion to erect a 2So-granted c 40S a 423 ; Dr. John P. Lombard, petition 

a 420-granted c 491 3499; L. E. H. Jones, petition a 420-graDted c 423 

a 44S; John W. Lavery, petition a 72S-granted c 1037 a 1059; Samuel 

A. Bell, petition a 763-granted c 1037a 1059; L. E. H.Jones, petition 

to erect in rear a 763 
Dudley st. : Walter F. Baker, petition a 964-granted c 999 a 1005 
Duncan 1st.: C.J. & R. T. Paine, petition to erect a S3; C. J. & R. T. 

Paine, petition to erect building a 397-referred to committee ou streets 

and sewers a 450-report, accepted, permit granted a 506 c 507 
E ST. : Hersey Manufacturing Company, petition to erect a 830-granted 

c 1037 a 1059 
East Eighth st. : Suffolk Brewing Company, petition a S64-granted 

c 1038 a 1060 
East Fourth st.: Trustees City Mission, petition a 6S3~granted 

c 854 a 867 
East Sixth st. : Florence Cahill, petition a S64-granted c 103S a 1060 
Euclid st. : N. W. Garland, petition a 496-granted a 539C544; N. W. 

Garland, petition a 596-granted c 693 a 732 
Eustis ST. : William Curtis' Son, petition a 52g-granted c 550 a 566 
Eutaw ST. : City of Boston, petition a 763 
Falcon st. : Jewett Lumber Company, petition to erect a S3-granted 

a 226 c 230 
Fort Point Channel: Boston Wharf Co., petition to erect building- 
fronting on channel a 655-granted c 693 a 732 
Freeport st. : D. F. Doyle, petition to erect building a 372-granted 

c 40S a 423; D. F. Doyle, petition a 420-granted c 46S a 473 
Front St.: Boston Ice Company, petition a 804-granted c 824 aS32 
Green st. : R. S. Burrows, refused c 265 a 284 
Hampden ST. : Boston Lead Manufacturing Company, petition to erect 

a 397-granted c 433 a 44S 
Harrison st. : W. P. Whittemore, refused c 195 a 205 
Heath st. : Thomas Cashin, petition a 763-granted c 1037, 103S a 1059 
Island st. : John A. Emery, petition a 918 
Lake st., Brighton: Annie Sullivan, petition to erect a 315-granted 

c 408 a 423 
Lamartine st. : Boston Ice Company, petition to erect a 342-granted 

3402 c 407; Boston Ice Co., petition a 763-granted a 781-reeommitted 

c 7gS-granted c S54 
Liverpool st. : E. Hodge & Co., petition to erect a S3-granted c 195 

a 205; order that permission be granted to E. Hodge & Co. to erect 

building, referred to committee on building department a 122-report, 

no action necessary, accepted a 253 c 262; T. F". Harrington, petition 

a 728-granted c 1037 a I0 59 



Building Department, co?ilinued. 

Main st. : 15. F. Wild Ar Co., petition a 564-granted c 645, 646 a 662 
Marginal st. : J. H. Long, petition a So4-granted c 103S a 1059 
Massachusetts ave.: W.J. Sullivan, petition a 901 
Medford ST.: Henry Murray, petition to erect a 397-granted c 433 
3448; E. A. Richards, petition a 864-granted a 915 c 929; Wood, 
Barker & Co., petition a 950-granted a 955-recommitted c 9sS-granted 
C976 
Mill st., East Bos'ion: Frame & McPherson, petition to erect a 83- 
granted c 195 a 205; National Dock & Warehouse Co., petition a 564- 
granted c 645 a 662 
Minden st: Catherine E. Bleiler, petition a 529-granted c 551 a 566 
Mystic wharf: Boston & Railroad Company, petition to erect a 315- 
granted c 408 a 423 
New FIeath St.: J. Herman, petition to erect a 471-granted c 550 a 566 
Neponset ave.: West End Street Railway Compauy, petition 391s- 

granted a 924 c 929 
Norfolk st. : Rt. Rev. John J. Williams, petition a 529-granted c 550 

c 566 
Norfolk st., Dorchester: Charles F. Barton, petition a 564-granted 

c 646 a 662 
North Beacon st. : Geo. M. Hezlett, petition to erect building a 139- 

granted c 226 a 229, 230 
North Harvard st., Brighton : Loring E. Wheeler, petition a 864- 

report, no action necessary c 1038 
Park St. : Martin Bates, estate, petition a 901-granted c 1037 a ,0 59 
Polk st. : A. O. Smith et als., petition 3763 

(^uincy ST. : James Mulcahy, petition a 624-assigned a 966-taken up. 
discussed a 6S4, 6S5-granted a 6S5 c 692; communication from the 
mayor vetoing permit, discussed a 725, 726-assigned a 726, 727-taken 
up, discussed a 751, 752-refused to grant permit over mayor's veto 
a 752; Botsford R. Clarke et als., remonstrance against granting per- 
mit a6S3-placed on file a 742, 743; James Mulcahey, petition c 974- 
granted c 1009-discussed a 102S, 1029-referred to committee on streets 
and sewers a 1029-repori, accepted, discussed a 1032, 1033-assigned 
a 1033-taken up, discussed a 1063, 1065-permit granted a 1065 
Rutherford ave.: Hinckel Brewing Company, petition to erect 
building a 397-granted c 433 a 44S; Boston Ice Company, petition 
a 9iS-granted c 976 a 9S6 
Shelton st. : John Bradley, petition to erect a S3-granted c 195 a 205 
Shirley st. : Star Brewing Company, petition a 7S5 
South Eden st. : S. D. Home, petition to erect a 22S-granted a 265 

c 2S4 
South st., West Roxbury' : Henry A. Wood, petition to erect a 167- 

granted c 226 a 530 
Swett ST.: Roxbury Central Wharf Company, petition 3964 
Terrace st. : H. H. Renter, petition to erect a 397-granted C433 a 44S: 

Patrick H. Donovan, petition c. 1036-granted c 1038 a 1060 
Thetford st., Dorchester: City of Boston, petition a 564-granted 

c 649 a 662 
Tremont st. : Sherman & Mugford, granted c 226 a 230 
Union ave. : Sturtevant Blower Company, petition a 72S 
Ward ST. : Hanley & Casey, petition a 864-granted a 915 c 929 
Warren st., Roxbury, rear : Justin N. Pride, petition a 596-granted 

c 693 a 73 2 

Washington st., Brighton: Seager Bros., petition to erect a 4^0- 
report, no action necessary, accepted a 539 c 544; George A. Willey, 
granted c 2263230; A. J. Furbush, petition to erect a 471-granted 
c 550, 551 a 566 

Washington St., Dorchester : R. & E. F. Gleason, petition to erect 
a 420-granted c 491 a 499; West End Street Railway Company, peti- 
tion a 72S; N. W. Garland, petition a 901-granted a 924 c 929; N. W. 
Garland, granted a 945-recommitted c osS-granted c 976 

Washington st., Roxbury : Geo. H. Mitchell, petition to erect build- 
ing a 315-granted c 339 a 343 ; Catherine Burns, petition to erect a 471- 
granted c 550 a 566 

Washington st., West Roxbury-: David Magner, petition a SS7- 
granted c 103S a 1060, ic6i 

Wells pl. : Elm Farm Milk Company, petition a S64-granted c 1037 
a 1059 

Whitfield st. : Caroline Jackson, estate, petition 777-granted c S54 
a 867 

Wilton and other streets: West End Street Railway Company, 
petition a 655-granted c 693 a 731, 732 

Woodward Park st. : Rt. Rev. J. J. Williams, petition to erect a 420- 
granted c 491 a 49S, 499 

Zeigler st. : Milton heirs, petition to erect a 2So-granted c 302 a 316 

Building Laborers' Protective Union. 

petition to parade Labor day a 730-report, no action necessary, ac- 
cepted a S92 

Building Plans, Approval of by Art Commission. (See 

Legislative Matters.) 
Buildings, Height of. (See Legislative Matters.) 
Buildings, near Parks, Height of. (See Park Department.) 
Bulfinch place. 

bay-windows : Charles Rudolph, petition and order for hearing 
a 424-hearing a 446-granted a 573 

Bulfinch place and street. 

sewers : Charles Rudolph, petition a SSS-granted a 922 

Bulfinch street. 

area: Charles Rudolph, petition to construct a 472-granted a 4S3 



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BDLLARD 



CADDIGAN 



Bullard street, Dorchester. 

edgestones : report, no action necessary on order (referred last year), 
accepted a 6,(2 

Bunker Hill street. 

barber-pole : John E. Lyons, petition a 471-granted a 477 

electric light : order that the superintendent of lamps, through the 

mayor, he requested to locate an electric light, corner ol Moulton street, 

referred to the mayor c 550, S03 
sign : Moses Schwartz, petition a zSo-grantcd a 2SS 
tracks : set West Knd Street Railway Co. 
transparency: Peter F. Tague, petition a 805-granted a S 1 5 ; I'eter 

F. Tague, petition a 901-granted a 915. 
tree : order to trim tree in front of No. 170, passed a 504 ; Mrs. Margaret 

Duggan, petition, removal of tree a 529-granted a 663; order to remove 



Duggan, petition, removal 01 
in front of No. 121, passed a 7 



5' 

Bunker Hill and Moulton sts. 

electric light : order that superintendent of lamps be requested to 

locate an electric light, referred to the mayor c 940 

Bunker Hill, Vine, and Moulton streets. 

Square : order that the committee on appropriations include in the 
annual appropriation bill in the appropriation tor public grounds the 
sum of $2,000 for putting the square in proper condition, referred to 
committee on appropriations c 40- referred to committee on appropria- 
tions a 170 c 179; order that the committee on public grounds depart- 
ment be requested to report a plan and the cost of same for the 
improvement and completion of the square, referred to committee on 
public grounds department c 387-report, accepted, order passed c 693 
a 73' 

Burdett, Fred H. 

petition that balance remaining from lax sale of estate, Bartlett St., 
Charlestown, be paid to J. Alden Stockwell a 901-granted a 1006 c 1008 

Burgess, Benjamin F. 

petition, removal treee, cor. Tremont and Worcester sts. a 529-granted 
a S°7 
Burial Agent. (See Soldier's Relief or Hapgood, Charles 

E.) 

Burke, Charles D. 

stable, cor. South and Farquhar St., petition and order for hearing a 919- 
hearing a 949-granted a 967 

Burke, Frank H. 

petition, gas lamp, Ilollis st. a 341-granted a 539 

Burke, P. F., et al. 

petition, sewer, Dorr st. a S30 

Burke, Wm. J. 

petition, transparency, Bennington st. a 749-granted a 781 

Burke street. 

sewers : ordered 3912 

Burley, F. G. 

petition, lamp, High School pi. a 315 

Burlington avenue and Minot street. 

building : Wm. E. Payson, report, no action necessary, accepted c 227 
a 229 

Burnett, Thomas L. 

stable, Keachmont ave., petition and order for hearing a 206-hcaring 
a 279-granted a 287 

Burney street. 

sidewalk : Thomas O'Leary, refused a 429 

Burnham, L. G. 

petition to erect building, Congress st. a 1005-granted c 103S a 1059 

Burnham, Lamont G. 

appointed member of board of trustees of the Boston City Hospital a 970- 
confirmed a 9S7 

Burnham and Ninth streets. 

watering-trough : see Water Department 

Burns, Catherine. 

petition to erect building, Washington St., Roxbury a 471-grantcd c «o 
a 566 6 " 

Burns, James F. 

petition, compensation for personal injuries a 050 



Burns, Thomas E., et al. 

petition for renewal of permit to stand at north-east corner of the Old 
Court House a 29-granted a 121 

Burroughs place. 

electric light : Robert B. Brigham ft als., petition a 447, 7S5 

Burt, J. H., & Co. 

petition to lav iron pipe, Kiver St. and Blue Hill ave. a $30-granted a 835 

Burt avenue. 

sewer: Mary J. McDougall, petition a 472, 497-granted a Si 1 

Burwell, John H. 

petition, barber-pole, Paul Gore st. a 22S-granted a 234; communication 
from the mayor vetoing permit, veto sustained a 250 

Burying of Wires. (See Wires, Burying of.) 
Butland, John. 

petition, sewer, Lincoln St., Brighton a 729 

Butler, Timothy J., Councilman, Ward 12. 

qualified : page 1 

appointed : committee on fire department, institutions department 
c 135, 136; committee on Stony brook c 200 

orders offered : Harrison ave., widening c 42; wardroom, warm 12 
C42; Tyler St., improvement c 43 ; investigation of Pintsch Compress- 
ing Company Works c 161; condition of ladder-house 17 c 267; new 
police station, ward 13 c 272 

resolutions on death : c 290-2Q3; order for appointment of commit- 
tee to attend funeral, passed, committee appointed c 293; order that flag 
on city hall be displayed at half-mast on the day of funeral, passed 
c 293; order that flowers be provided for desk for a period of thirty 
days, etc., passed c 293 

Butler, T. & E. 

petition, bulkhead, Canal st. a 447-granted a 453 

Butler street. 

extension : order that the committee on street laying-out department 
be requested to confer with the board of street commissioners and ascer- 
tain expense and report on the expediency of extending from Adams st. 
to Neponset ave., and putting same in suitable condition for travel, re- 
ferred to committee on street laying. out department c 272 

Buttonwood street. 

lamp : order to locate gas lamp, referred to the mayor c S45 
sidewalks : Ann Young, petition a 764-granted a 771 ; Bridget Lynch, 

petition a 764-granted a 771; Bridget Smith, petition a 764-granted 

a 771 

Buttrick, Charles. 

sidewalk, Dennis s^., petition a 447-granted a 452 

Bynner street 

lamps : Thomas L. Livermore, petition a 777 

Byron street. 

macadamizing: order that the superintendent of streets macadamize 
from Moore st. to Saratoga St., etc., referred to committee on finance 
a 612 

plank sidewalk : order that the superintendent of streets, through the 
mayor, be requested to place plank sidewalk on the left-hand side going 
east from Bennington st. to Coleridge St., referred to the mayor C959 

Byron and other streets. 

poles : Boston Electric Light Co., petition to erect ;i942-order for hear - 
ing a 945-hearing a 949-granted a 954 



Cable Rubber Company. 

notice of disapproval of petition to store fluids (petroleum) in buildings, 
and approval of storing on vacant land, referred to committee on streets 
and sewers a 449-report, giving leave to withdraw, accepted a 631 

Cabot street. 

asphalting : order that the committee on finance be requested to include 
in the next loan bill the sum of $5,000 as a special appropriation for 
asphalting from Vernon st. to Linden Park St., referred to the commit- 
tee on finance c 524; order that the auditor be authorized to transfer tin 
sum of $3,000 from the appropriation forstreet improvements. Waul iS, 
to constitute a special appropriation for asphalting from Vernon st. lo 
Linden Park St., referred to committee on finance c 861 

macadamizing: order that the committee on finance be requested t" 
include in the next loan bill a sum sufficient for macadamizing from 
Vernon st. to Linden Park St., referred to committee on finance cm 

ward-room: see Ward 19 

Caddigan, John J. 

appointed assistant weigher and inspector of vessels and ballast a 370- 
confirmed a 300 



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CANNON 



Cadigan, Edward C, Councilman, Ward 15. 

i|im liiirii : page i 

appointed i committee on public lands, water department c i;o; com- 
mittee on branch hospital. South Boston c 4.15 

orders ottered : city messenger Peters asked to resign c 20; watering- 
trough, Burnham st.t-44; licensing of drivers of herdics, hacks, etc. c So; 
Thomas park, shelter c 1^3; condition of engine-house of engine 43 
c 101; fast driving, Massachusetts ave. c 164; Ticknor school, sanitary 
condition c 30S; sanitary condition of school-house c 336; watering- 
trough, ward is c 116 

remarks 1 death of Councilman Butler c 2oi ; sewer outlet, South Bos- 
ton i 

Cadigan, John J., et als., trustees. 

petition, sewer, Washington St.. Dorchester a 13-granted a 429 

Cahill, Florence. 

petition to erect building, E. Sixth st. a S64-0 ranted c 103S a 1060 

Caldwell, Thomas C. 
sidewalk, Alban >t., petition a 472-granied a 4S4 

Calef, M. Josepnine. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries c 154-refused a 424 c 432 

Call, Fred. 

barber-poles, Ruggles St., petition a 72S-granted a 7S0 

Call street, West Roxbury. 

sign : Dana S. Page, petition a 529-granted 3539 

Call-st. place. 

clniins : John C. Sullivan, petition to be paid balance remaining from 
tax sale of estate a 564-granted a S6S c S7S 

Callahan, Michael T., Councilman, Ward 12. 

qualified : page i 

appointed: committee on joint rules and orders c 4S; committee on 
clerk of committees' department, printing department, public grounds 
department, joint rules and orders, July fourth c 135, 136; committee to 
attend funeral of Councilman Butlerc 293; committee on harbor im- 
provement c 294; committee on Greenhalge eulogy c 367; Robinson 
eulogy c 367; committee on annual dinner c 975 

orders ottered: election of president c 13; expense of printing city 
documents c 44 ; clerk's expenses, common council c 44; harbor improve- 
ments c 133; city council proceedings c 157; special committee, Boston 
harbor c 19S; resolutions on death of TimothyJ. Butler c 290-293; flow- 
ers for desk of the late Timotny J. Butlerc 293; vacancy in council 
c 307; index to city documents e 336; contract for indexing citv council 
proceedings c 394, 395; compiling memorial volumes, payment for C436; 
police protection, etc., standpipe, Fort ave. c 723; ward-room, ward 7, 
c S26, S27; annual dinner, c 975 ; supervising architect c 1047, 104S 

remarks: election of president c 14; city council proceedings c 159; 
stationery for members c 197; death of Governor Greenhalge c 247; 
death of Councilman Butlerc 290; committee meetings c 30S; Boston 
statutes c 367; lease of Mutual District Messenger Co. c 507; care ot 
square, Algonquin and Bradlee sts. c 5S0; death of ex-Governor Russell 
c 712; supervising architect c 104S; closing remarks, thanks to presi- 
dent c 1052 

Calumet street. 

sidewalk: Cornelius F. Crowley, petition a 919—granted a 922; C. F. 
Crowley, petition a 942-granted a 944 

Calumet and Tremont streets. 

derrick guys : Metropolitan Construction Co., petition to erect 
a 964-granted a 969 

Calumet street to Parker Hill avenue. 

laying out highway: order that the board of street commissioners 
be requested to report at an early date the estimated expense of laying 
out as a public way, from Calumet St. near Pequot St. to the angle on 
Parker Hill ave., near the Women's Chaiity Hospital, passed c 494, 
referred to committee on streets and sewers a49S-report, accepted, order 
passed a 542, 543; communication from the acting mayor transmitting 
communication from the street commissioners giving estimates of cost, 
assigned a 6S2, 6S3-taken up, referred to committee on finance a 773; 
order to transfer from special appropriation, street improvements, ward 
19, sum of $7,000 to constitute a special appropriation for extension of 
street, passed c 695-referred to committee on streets and sewers a 731 ; 
order that the committee on finance be requested to provide the sum of 
$7,000 to constitute a special appropriation for completing extension to 
Wait St., referred to committee on finance a Si 1 

Calvella, John. 

petition, sign, Commercial st. a 39S-granted a 539 

Cambridge street. 

arc light : Edison Electric Illuminating Compnny, petition to project 
a 139-granted a 141; Edison Electric Illuminating Company, petition to 
project a 203-granted a 234 

barber-poles : J. W. Browne, petition a 372-granted a 424; Malk Gar- 
fie, petition a 919-granted a 923 



Cambridge street, continued. 

bay-window : Samuel Berman, petition and order tor hearing a 12- 
hearing a 2S-re fused a 234, 235 

iron pipe under and across sidewalk : T. F. Cannon, petition to 
lay a 902-granted a 912 

renumbering : order that the superintendent of streets be requested to 
renumber the buildings between Bowdoin sq. and Charles St., passed 
a 233 

sign: Charles L. Barbera, petition a 315-granted a 425; J. Nemser, 
petition a 341-granted a 539; J. Nemser, petition a 421-granted a 539 

widening : order that the street commissioners, through the mayor, be 
requested to report the probable cost of widening to a width fifteen feet 
more than at present on the southerly side from Ridgeway lane to Bow- 
doin sq., passed c 198; communication from the mayor transmitting 
communication from the street commissioners, giving estimate of cost, 
referred to committee on finance c 431 

Cambridge street, Brighton. 

box on building : Conder & Campbell, petition to place a 167-granled 

a 234 
building : A. E. Dennis Coal Company, petition to erect a 763-granted 

c 1037 a 1059 
poles: Brookline Gas Light Company, petition to erect a 2So-order for 

hearing a 73S-hearing a 749-granted a 773 
sewer: Samuel N. Davenport, assignee, petition a 39S-granted a 429; 

Thomas J. Lee et als., petition a 421-granted a 429 
sidewalk: report, no action necessary (petition referred last year), 

accepted a 403 
stable : P. D. "Warren, petition and order for hearing a 951-hearing 

a 1004-granted a 1007; Nathan A. Simonds, petition and order for hear- 
ing a 9S7-hearing a 1069 
steel tank for storage : Brookline Gas Light Company, petition to 

build a 29-order for hearing a-SS hearing a 167-granted a 175 
trees : order to remove two trees, passed a 57 

Cambridge street, Charlestown. 

building : August Young, petition to erect a 49 

Cambridge-st. avenue. 

condition : order that the committee on health investigate the sanitary 
condition, referred to committee on health department C 592; report, rec- 
ommending reference to the board of health, accepted c 694 a 731 

Cambridge and Linden streets, Brighton. 

sidewalk : Albert L.Jewell, petition a 730-granted a 742 

Cambridge and Wilton streets. 

illuminated mortar: William D. Wheeler, petition to project a 50- 
granted a 5S 

Camden street. 

tree : E. R.Jones, petition, removal a 729 

Camden street, Columbus avenue, Providence Railroad, 
and Boston Ball Grounds. 

laying out streets and territory : see Street Laying Out Depart- 
ment 

Cameron, Edwin J. G., & Co. 

petition, signs, Sudbury St. a 22S 

Campanna, Antonio. 

petition to decorate buildings, North sq. a 763-granted a 772 ; petitions, use 
of band-stand, North sq. a 764-granted a 771-report, no action neces- 
sary, accepted a 780 

Campbell, Charles. 

petition, barber-poles, Atlantic ave. a SS7-granted a S96 

Campbell, Isaac T. 

appointed overseer of the poor a 4iS-confirmed a 44S 

Campbell & Young. 

petition, license to run barges a 421-granted a 477 

Canal street. 

arc light: Edison Electric Illuminating Company, petition a 251- 

granted a 253 
bulkhead : T. & E. Butler, petition a 447-granted a 453 
sign : Clarence O'Brien, petition a 901 -granted a 915 

Canning, John F., & Co. 

petition, license to exhibit Paine's Pyro-Spectacle at Olympic grounds 
a 596; petition to give street parade 11596, 597-report, no action neces- 
sary, accepted a 742 

Cannon, Austin. 

petition, cellar bottom, Albany St., at grade 10 a 341-granted a 370; com- 
munication from the mayor vetoing permit, referred to committee on 
streets and sewers a 397-report, accepted, veto sustained a 404; bay- 
windows, Shawmut and Massachusetts aves., petition and order for 
hearing a 343-hearing a 372-granted a 539 



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CANNON 



CAUSEWAY 



Cannon, T. P. 



petition to lay iron pipes 
a 902-grantcd a 912 



and across sidewalk, Cambridge St. 



Capen, Edward N., et at. 

petition, lamps, Percival ave. a 777 

Capen street. 

Sewers A. C. Anderson et a/s., petition a 564 

Capozolli, Lugido. 

petition to construct coal-chute Nnrili sq. a 447-granted a 453 

Caragionopulus, Nicholas. 

petiton to maintain stand on steps of the Old Couit House a 529 

Carbonna, A. 

petition, band concert and that city messenger erect a band-stand, North 
sq, a So5~report, no action necessary, accepted a S36 

Cardington street. 

claims: C Amazeen, petition to be paid balance remaining from tax 
sale of estate a 7Ss-granted a S69 c S7S 

Cargilly, T. M. 

petition to project druggist's mortar, Washington St., Roxburv a 1005- 
granted a 1007 

Caristi, Peter. 

petition to place barber-pole, Dover st. a 530-refused a 542 

Carleton street. 

construction : order that the committee on finance be requested to 
include in the next loan bill the sum of $13,000 for tiie laying out and 
construction between Berwick park and West Newton street, referred to 
committee on fi nance a 122 ; order that the board of street commissioners 
be requested to prepare an estimate of the cost of construction from 
Rutland sq. to Wellington st. passed a 259; commucication from street 
commissioners relative to, referred to committee on finance a 343, 344 

Carlisle street. 

sidewalk : Allan C. Macdonald, petition a 447-granted a 452 

Carmichael, James. 

petition to project signs, Harrison ave. a 446-granted a 539 

Carneval, Vincenza. 

petition, barber-poles, Havre st. a 2So-granted a 2SS 

Carney, Catherine. 

petition (referred last year) for compensation, personal injuries, refused 
a 540 c S44 

Carney, Henry. 

petition, compensation for loss of time on account of personal injuries 
while at work on the ferries a 763 

Carney Hospital. 

lire-alarm box : see Fire Department 

Carny, James, el ah. 

petition in aid of petition of A. A. Rowe forjleave to erect stable, Law- 
rence st. a 565-piaeed on file a 632 

Caroline avenue, Jamaica Plain. 

plank sidewalk s order that the superintendent of streets be requested 
to place, referred to the mayor c 415 

Carr, A. E., et al. 

petition, sidewalk, Harold st. a 497-granted a 506 

Carr, Wm., et ah. 

petition, electric light, Beachmont ave. a 919 

Carrington, A. B. 

petition for a license for an exhibition of palms and tropical plants a 29- 
g ranted a 36 

Carroll, John J, 

bay windows, Dale St., petition and order for hearing a 473-hearing 
a 496- granted a 505 

Carroll, Margaret P., el ah. 

order that order levying an assessment for sidewalk construction, May- 
wood st., be rescinded and reassessed, referred to committee on streets 
and sewers a 2S6-report, accepted, order passed a 2S7 

Carter Ink Company. 



petition to place illuminated sign on post, Columbus ave. a 597-re fused 
a 632; petition to project sign, Colurnbus ave. a 655-grantcd'a 666 



Carver street. 

area under sidewalk: Annie B. Crocker et a/s., petition a 1 19— 
granted a 1 23 

conduit : Annie B. Crocker et a/s., petition a S30-hearing a 864-granted 
aS76 

iron balcony and awning: M. Steinert & Sons Co., petition and 
order for hearing a 567-hearing a 596-granted a 687 

passageway under street : Annie B. Crocker el a/s., petition to con- 
struct a 50-reporl, no action necessary, accepted a 260 

Cary, S. E. 

petition, sewer, Williams st. a S65-report, no action necessary a 96S 

Casaliti, Jerry. 

petition, barber poles, Broadway a y50-granted a 954 ; communication 
from the mayor vetoing permit, veto sustained a 962 

Casey, Thomas. 

petition to construct bulkhead, A st. a 50-granted a 5S 

Cashin, Anna. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries a 39S 

Cashin, C. M. 

bay-windows, Vine and Forest sts., petition and order for hearing a 60S- 
hearing a 624-granted a 666 

Cashin, Thomas. 

petition to erect building, Heath St. a 763- 



;ranted c 1037,1038, a 1059 



Cashman, Mrs. Mary A. 

petition, sidewalk, Paul Gore st. a 472-granted a 4S4 

Cass, Colonel. 

order that a special committee be appointed to consider the erection of 
statue in memory of the late colonel, laid over c 165-taken up, passed 
C 274 a 2S 1 -committee appointed a 2S1 c 312; communication from the 
mayor transmitting order authorizing the erection of a bronze statue at 
an expense of $10,000; order that when the statue has been approved by 
the art commission it be placed on the public garden, in place of statue 
now located there, ordered printed and assigned a 138,139— taken up, 
passed a 206 c 213; order that the committee on statues be requested to 
consider the expediency of transferring the monument now on public 
garden to site in North End park, referred to committee on statues 
c 367 

Cassidy, Annie M., et ah. 

petition for release by the city of any title or claim which it may have in 
land which was formerly Pierpont st. a 251-report, with order, accepted, 
passed a 47S-assigned c 4SS-taken up, referred to committee on public 
lands c 5S6-report, accepted, order passed c 704 

Castle Island. 

Sunday concerts : order that the committee on appropriations pro- 
vide in the annual appropriation bill an item for Sunday afternoon 
barrd concerts during the months of July and August, referred to com- 
mittee on appropriations c 45-referred to committee on finance a 170 
c 179 

Castle Island bridge. 

covering : see Park Department 

Castle square. 

drinking-fountain : order that the superintendent of streets be re- 
quested to find the cost of a dnnking-fountain to be erected, referred to 
the mayor c 81 : communication from the mayor transmitting commu- 
nication from the superintendent of streets relative to, placed on file 
c 210 

Catalogue of Library Documents. (See Library Depart- 
ment.) 

Catherine street. 

sewer : Robert Swift, M.D., ct a/s., petition a S4 

Caucus and Election Officers. (See Legislative Matters.) 

Caucus Officers, Payment of. (See Legislative Matters 
and Election Department. 

Causeway street, 

extension : order that the committee on finance be requested to provide 
in its next loan bill the sum of $65,000 to be applied to the extension 
into Allen st., referred to committee on finance c 430 

pillar clock in sidewalk: M, Dowling, petition to erect a 596- 
granted a 613 

pole : W. II. Stewart, petition a 72S-granted a 7S0 



Causeway street to Chambers street. 

nuisance in alleyway: see Health Department 
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CAUSEWAY 



CHAPMAN 



Causeway street and Charles-river bridge. 
witterlnK~troufrh I order that the committee on water department 
report tl>e advisability of placing .1 watering-trough at the junction, to 
report at Its earliest convenience, referred to committee on water de- 
partment c 367 

Cavanagh, Geo. H. 
petitic imbursed for land taken for sewer purposes, Dorchester 

ave. and Dorchester st. a 764 

Cavanagh, John, & Son, Building Moving Company. 

petition to move building, Ashmont st. a no-granted a 12.5; petition to 
move building, Lamartine St. a 229-granted a 235; petition to move 
building, Ashmont St. a 329 -granted a 235; petition to move building, 
Massachusetts ave. a 315-granted a 347; petition to erect building, Dor- 
chester ave. a 280-grantea c 408 a 423; petition to move buildings, 
Parker and Bickford sts. a 750-granted a 754 

Cavanagh, Martin F. 

appointed constable a o'>3-withdrawn a 9S4 

Cedar street, Dorchester. 

tree : Timothy Desmond, petition to trim a 7^5 

Cedar street, Roxbury. 
cdgestones and sitlewalk : M. Lobovich, petition a 1005-granted 

a 1007 
poles: New England Telephone and Telegraph Competition to erect 

a S65-order tor hearing a S75~hearing a SS7-granted a S96 
sdewalk : George J. Sinnett, petition a 942-granted a 944 

Cedar and Howland streets. 

poles : New England Telephone and Telegraph Co., petition to erect 
a gS6-order for hearing a 987-hearing a 1027-granted a 1035 

Cellar Openings. {See Street Department) 

Central Labor Union and Building Trades Council. 

petition for suspension of so much of ordinances as relate to distributing 
printing matter in the streets on Labor day a 6S3-report with order, 
accepted, passed a 690 c 693 

Central square. 



fence : 



Maverick and Central squares 



Central square park. 

fencing : order that the committee on finance include in the next appro- 
priation bill a sum sufficient to provide for fencing, referred to commit- 
tee on finance c 525 

Centre avenue. 

edgestones and sidewalk : A. G. Brown, petition a 902-granted 

Centre street, Roxbury. 

bay-windotvs : Patrick H. Brennan, petition and order for hearing 
a 905-hearing a 9iS-granted a 923 

building: Thomas O'Leary, erection, granted c 226, 227-referred to 
committee on streets and sewers a 230; H. S. Angus, petition to move 
a 447-granted a 483; J.J. & P. M. Ahern, petition to move a447~granted 
a 453 ; city of Boston, petition to erect a 763 

bulkhead : Caroline W. Johnson, petition to construct a 902-granted 
a 912 

construction : order that the committee on finance be requested to pro- 
vide the sum of $20,000 for, referred to committee on finance a S6 

edgestones and sidewalk : Adam Mock, petition a 902-granted 

a 9'3 
poles : New England Telephone and Telegraph Co., petition to erect 
and remove a 942-order for hearing a 945-hearing a 949-granted 

a 954 
.sewer : ordered a 20S, 577; William Dwyer, petition a S65 
sidewalk : Mrs. F. II. Blake, petition a 730-granted a 742; E. & M. 

Ward, petition a 750-granted a 754; M. Lebowich, petition a S65- 

granted a 876; Arthur G. Brown, petition a 919-granted a 922 
straightening : order that the street commissioners be requested to 

report an estimate of the cost of straightening, making a uniform width 

from Eliot sq. to Highland St., passed c 26S 

Centre street, West Roxbury. 

building : Frost Bros., petition to erect a 118-granted c 195-referred to 

committee on streets and sewers a 205-report, accepted, permit granted 

a 20S 
poles : New England Telephone and Telegraph Co., petition to erect and 

remove a 372-order for hearing a 759-hearing a 763-granted a 773 
sewer : Charlotte F. Curtis, petition a 139 
sign : J. B. Kanaugh, petition a 763-granted a 772 
tracks : see West End Street Railway Company 
tree : Charles L. Mair, petition to remove a 596-granted a 663; Geo. H. 

Rymill, petition to remove a 777 

Centre and other streets, West Roxbury. 

poles : fire department, petition to erect 64 poles a 3gS-order for hearing 
a 505-hearing a 529-granted a 7S2 



Centre and Heath streets. 

bath-house : see Health Department bath-house, ward 22 

Centre and Sheridan streets. 

guy-posts : J. C. Coleman, petition to erect a 625-granted a 631 

Ceylon street. 

stable : James A. Mahan, petition and order for hearing a 230-hearing 
a 314-grantcd a 320 

Chain, Elmer E., Councilman, Ward 25. 

qualified : page 1 

appointed: committee on inspection of vessels and ballast department, 
overseeing of the poor department c 136 

orders offered : sewer-pipes, Allston sq. c 135; improvement of Corey 
road c 640; Commonwealth avenue, completion of c 862 

remarks: rules and orders, contingent expenses c 106; subway lease 
C300; relative to question of privilege c 720; removal of fire commis- 
sioner c 720, 721 ; fire-alarm system c 979; loan for construction of Com- 
monwealth ave. c 992 

Chamberlain, Anna E., et als. 

preamble and order to take land for sewer purposes between Norfolk ave. 
and Clifton St., referred to committee on streets and sewers a 233-report, 
accepted, order passed a 235-hearing a 315-report, accepted, order passed 
a 404 

Chamberlain, Mrs. E. J., et als. 

petition, electric light, passageway, Eden St. a S65 

Chamberlain, William A. 

petition, license for Catholic Union hall, Dorchester, for the season a S4— 
granted a S6 

Chamberlain street, Dorchester. 

lamp : W. A. Gaylord, petition a 1005 

Chambers, James, et als. 

petition, lamps, Leonard st. a SSS 

Chambers street. 

bay-windows : Louis Levenson, petition and order for hearing a 753- 

hearing a 762 
gup-posts : Mead, Mason, & Co., petition to erect a 964 965-granted 

a 969 

Chambers and Barton streets. 

bay-windows : Thomas L. Jenks, hearing a 596-granted a 610 

Chandler, Francis W. 

notice of appointment as architect for the school department c 3S 

Chandler street. 

bay-window : Henry R. Merrill, petition and order for hearing a 538- 
hearing a 562-granted a 73S 

Change avenue. 

closing : E. B. Wadsworth et als., petition for revocation of permit 
granted L. P. Soule & Son to close a 29-report, no action necessary, 
accepted a 57 

passageway for pedestrians : order that the superintendent of 
streets be requested to require the contractor who is erecting a building 
at the corner of State st. to provide a suitable and safe passageway for 
pedestrians through said avenue to Faneuil Hall sq., referred to com- 
mittee on streets and sewers a 35-report, no action necessary, accepted 
a 57 

Chapin, H. B. 

stable, Lowder's lane, petition and order for hearing a 765-hearing a 7S5- 
granted a S92 

Chapman, Mary. 

order to pay widow of Win. II. Chapman, a member of the fire depart- 
ment, killed July 31, 1S96, the sum of $3,000, etc., referred to committee 
on streets and sewers a S74-report, accepted, order passed a 1032 
c 1036 

Chapman place and other streets. 

guy-ropes : order to issue a permit to L. 1*. Soule & Son to erect, main- 
tain, etc., passed a 12 

Chapman School District. {See School Department.) 

Chapman street. 

Sign: Wm. Whitehead, petition a 596-granted a 7 ;S 

Chapman street, Charlestown. 

building : T. H. Lombard, petition to erect a 471-granted c 491 a 499 
poll' : New England Telephone & Telegraph Company, petition to erect 
a 229-hearing a 777-granted a 790 



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CHAPPELL 



CHARLESTOWN 



Chappell, Inkerman N. 

petition, renewal of permit to maintain newsstand at corner of Old Court 
House a. 29-granted a 121 

Charak, Abraham. 

petition, sign, Leverett St. a 421-granted a 539 

Chard, Emma. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries a S3 



{See Public Institutions Depart- 



Charge of the Insane. 

ment.) 
Charitable and Reformatory Interests and Institutions. 

communication from commissioners inviting the board of aldermen to 
meet with them on Oct. 2S, 1S96, refered to committee on streets and 
sewers a S6S-report, accepted, invitation accepted a S76 

Charles, Salem Darius, Alderman. 

qualified : page 1 

appointed : committee on lamps, railroads, streets and sewers a 36; 
committee on sewer division, street-cleaning division, stables, state aid, 
appropriations a 36; committee on state aid a 55; committee on lamps, 
railroads, streets and sewers, sewer division, stables, street-cleaning 
division, state aid, new ward-rooms, appropriations, city messenger 
department, contingent expenses, finance, inspection of vessels and 
ballast, treasury department, lamp department, legislative matters, Mt. 
Hope cemetery department, ordinances and law department, park 
department, registry department, Fourth of July, mayor's address, 
Memorial day a S7, SS; committee on statues of famous soldiers a 2S1 ; 
committee on harbor improvements a 320; committee on unclaimed 
baggage a 377 

orders ottered: printing ol Commonwealth vs. Peabody case a 10; 
municipal register, pocket edition of rules and orders and list of mem- 
bers and committees, printing of a 11; nomination and election of 
aldermen a 1 1 ; suits by city, excessive amounts paid for real estate for 
the Harvest-st. school-house, and for primarv school-house, Field's 
Corner a 35; widening of streets, Tremont and Boylston sts. 836; state 
aid committee a 55; payment of State aid a 55 J discontinuance of legal 
proceedings a 55; work for laborers, park department a 56; Boston 
harbor committee to Washington a 56; city water claims a 58,59; new 
engine-house at Forrest 1 1 ills a S7 ; new grammar school, Forrest Hills 
a 87 ; land for storm sewer, Boylston ave. a 207 ; playground, West 
Roxbury a 207; sidewalks and edgestones, Washington St., West Rox- 
bury, Sycamore St., Hyde Park ave., Ashland St., Ridge St., Poplar st. 
a 31S, 319; South St., sidewalk a 344; improving Curtis hall a 344; new 
City Hail a 351 ; next meeting of board of aldermen a 403; protest against 
state interference a 47S, 479; veteran firemen, leave of absence a4S2; 
removal tree, Sigourney st. and Glen road a 574; removal of trees, Hew- 
lett st. a 740; removal poles, Washington st., West Roxbury a 752; 
loan for street improvements, West Roxbury a 766; order of notice for 
hearing on taking land, Newton St., Brighton a 76S, 769; grading, 
Perkins st. a 7S2 ; burial agent expenses a Si 1 ; loan for street depart- 
ment, paving division a S16; removal of trees, Chestnut ave. and Boyl- 
ston st. a So] ; closing streets during parade a S96; use of Sammett hall 
a 896; grade of Hewlett st. a 91 1 ; repairing flag-staff a 916; extension 
of West Roxbury low level sewer a 921 ; new mast for flag-staff, Jamaica 
Plain a 944 

remarks : Coninionwcrlthw. Peabody case a 10, 11 ; aldermen, nomina- 
tion and election of a 11, 12; Peabody vs. Atwood case a 30; extermina- 
tion of orgy ia leucostigma a 31 ; removal of trees, Oakland st. a 32; suits 
by city a 35 ; state aid committee a 55 ; discontinuance of legal proceed- 
ings against J. 15. Mulvey a 55, 56; Boslou harbor improvements a 56, 
57; question of privilege a SS, 89; parade ground and rifle range a 124; 
cornice, cor. Tremont and Beacon sts. a 142; new ward-rooms a 150; 
Subway lease a 2S2, 2S3, 2S7, 2SS; committee on subway a 2S1 ; southern 
union station bill a 348-351 , 375, 376, 380 ; Memorial day appropriation 
a 3S1-3S3; confirmation, corporation counsel a 444; protest against state 
interference a 479, 4S0; monument to Samuel F. Smith a 497, 4gS; con. 
sumptives' home a 605-60S-626; revision of fares and transfers a 610; 
loan for street department and electric-light plant, city hospital a 656- 
661; claim of Richard H. Leary a 663; death of ex-Governor Wm. E. 
Russell a 709, 710; committee of conference on loan bill a 732; loan for 
street department a 754-75S; loan for street improvements, West Rox- 
bury a 766-76S; rifle range site a 807, SoS; revocation of bay-window 
permit, Poplar st. a S66; sewer connections, Charlestown, loan for 
a869-S7i; loan for sewer construction a 873; macadamizing Adelaide 
St. a SSg; asking to be excused from voting on Pneumatic Transit Com- 
pany, order a 955; extension of West Roxbury low level sewer a97o; 
revised ordinances a 972, 9S9, 990; rescission of bond for pipe, Purchase 
st. a 1060; closing proceeding a 1072 

Charles River. 

bridge over : see New Cambridge bridge 

Charles Russell Lowell Post, No. 7, G.A.R. 

petition that the city set apart the section of ground adjoining the lot of 
said post in Mt. Hope cemetery lor burial of soldiers and sailors who 
have not been provided with a final resting-place a 497 

Charles street. 



barber-poles : James H. Glancy, petition a 986-granted a 1007 
sign : Mrs. Wm.'H. Sands, petition a 2So-granted a 2S8 
wall : see Park Department 



Charles street, Dorchester. 

construction : (order, February 3) see Dorchester, street improve- 
ments 

Charles and other streets. 

bay-windows : Joseph Rubenstein, petition and order for hearing 
a 6S7-hearing a 72S-granted a 738 

Charlesbank. 

flag-pole in park : order that the board of park commissioners be 
requested, through the mayor, to cause a flag-pole to be erected from 
which a flag shall be floated throughout the year, referred to the mayor 
c 131, 132; communication from the mayor transmitting communication 
from the park commissioners relative to, sent down a 202-placed on 
file c 21 1 

gymnasium, opening evenings for skating: order that the 
board of park commissioners be requested, through the mayor, to keep 
gymnasium open evenings, passed c 4S a 51 

Charlestown. 

boat landing : see Chelsea bridge, Charlestown 

car service : see West End Street Railway Company 

extra cars : see West End Street Railway Co. 

loans for sewer connections : see Street Department, loan for 

sewer division 
new bridge : order that the art commission be requested, in accordance 
with the provisions of chap. 122 of Acts of iSgo, to report on the suita- 
bility of any design proposed by the Boston Transit Commission for a 
new bridge to Charlestown, before the same is finally adopted, passed 
c 112-referred to committee on streets and sewers a 119-report, accepted, 
order rejected a 632-assigned c 635-taken up, placed on file c 716; order 
that the Rapid Transit Commissioners, through the mayor, be requested 
to report what action, if any, has been taken by said commissioners in 
the matter of the construction of a new bridge to Charlestown, referred 
to the mayor a326; communication from the mayor, transmitting com- 
munication from the Rapid Transit Commission, placed on file c 3S4, 
3SS 
engine-bouse, 1'rison Point: see Fire Department 
historic locations : see Historic Locations in Charlestown 
book and ladder company : order that the fire commissioner be 
requested to report what the cost would be of maintaining a hook and 
ladder company in house of engine 36, Charlestown, referred to the 
mayor c 43 
playground, "Ward It ; see Playground, Ward 3 
sanitary condition of schools ! see School Department 
sanitary condition, wards 3, 4, 5 : order that a special committee 
be appointed to investigate the sanitary condition, laid over c 310-taken 
up, passed c 336-committee appointed c 336-report, accepted, further 
lime granted c 434 
sewers to connect with Metropolitan system : order that the 
superintendent of streets be authorized and requested to connect the 
sewerage system of district with the metropolitan system of intercept- 
ing sewers, referred to committee on streets and sewers a 122-report, 
accepted, order passed a 123; communication from the mayor trans- 
mitting communication from the superintendent of streets relative to, 
referred to committee on finance a 138 
transfer station, Warren ave.: see West End Street Railway 
Company 

Charlestown Athletic Club. 

petition, license, athletic exhibition, including sparring a 29 

Charlestown Branch Public Library. {See Library De- 
partment.) 

Charlestown bridge, New. {See Charlestown, also Chel- 
sea bridge.) 

Charlestown Five Cents Saving Bank. 

petition to be paid balance remaining from tax sale of estate, Badger 
pi. a 1027-granted c 103S a 1058 

Charlestown Gas and Electric Company. 

poles: UNtoN ST., Ciiarlkstown: petition to erect poles a 421-order 
for hearing a 476-hearing a 496-granted a 505 

Charlestown Heights park. 

car accommodations : resolved that the West End Street Railway 
Company be requested to extend its tracks on Bunker Hill st. from 
Sackville to Main St., and to locate a station at park, and that said com- 
pany be further requested to issue free transfer checks from any place- 
in Charlestown to said park, sent up c 106, 107-relerred to committee on 
railroads a 1 19 

flag-staflf: order that the park commissioners, through the mayor.be 
requested to report as to the expediency and cost of erecting flag-staff, 
referred to the mayor c 112 : communication from the mayor, transmit- 
ting a communication from the park commissioners relative to, sent 
down a 202-placed on file c 2 1 1 

Charlestown Improvement Association. 

petition that the running of steam railroad trains across Warren ave. be 
regulated a 342 



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Charlestown Playground. 

hii ii.l-ii.i 1 1 court: order (that the board of park commissioners be 

requested to construct a hand-boll court, etc., passed a 401 c 407 
gymnasium : order that the committee on finance be requested to pro- 
vide the sum of $50,000 for a gymnasium, substantially in accordance 
witli the plans and estimates prepared by the park commissioners, re- 
ferred to committee on finance c 200 

Charter, City, Printing of. (See Printing Department.') 

Charter and Hanover streets. 
trail spa re uy : John A. Ryan, petition a 971-granted a 971 

Charter to New Gas Company. (See Legislative Matters.) 

Chauncy place, Roxbury. 

widening and extending: order that the street commissioners be 
requested to repent the expense of laying out and extending from 
Washington st. to Walnut ave., passed a 834 

Chauncy street. 

flag : E. A. Smith & Co., petition a 655-refused a 666 

Cheever, R. P., et als. 
petition, lamps, Holden st. a 84 

Chelsea. 

bridge from Orient Heights : see Orient Heights 

Chelsea bridge, Charlestown. 

boat landing: order that the superintendent of streets be requested 
to have placed a public boat landing at the south side, referred to the 
mayor c So; petition of James I. Keyes et als., that landing be estab- 
lished; order that the superintendent of streets, through the mayor, be 
requested to locate a public boat landing at one ot the draw piers, 
reterred to the rnayor c 409 

railing : order that the city engineer, before accepting in behalf of the 
city the new bridge from Charlestown to Chelsea, cause a railing to be 
placed thereon that will insure better protection to life, passed c 40- 
relerred to committee on streets and sewers a 51-report, accepted, order 
rejected a 260-discussed c 264, 265-placed on file c 265 

rebuilding: transfer of appropriations : see Meridian-st. bridge 

Chelsea Creek. 

bridge across : order that the finance committee be requested to in- 
clude in the next loan order the sum of $28,500 for purpose of building 
a public highway bridge across creek, connecting the end of Breed's 
island with the city of Chelsea; petition of the Orient Heights Associ- 
ation asking for favorable action, referred to committee on finance 
c 26S 

Chelsea street, Charlestown. 

bay-window and cornice : Donovan & Brock, petition and order 
for hearing a 904-hearing a 9iS-granted a 923 

repairing : order that the superintendent of streets, through the mayor, 
be requested to report an estimate of cost of repaving from City sq. to 
Mt. Vernon St., relerred to the mayor c 336, 337; communication from 
the mavor transmitting communication from the superintendent of 
streets, giving estimate of cost, referred to committee on finance c 352; 
order that the committee on finance be requested to include in the next 
loan bill the sum of $10,000 lor repairing from City sq. to Mt. Vernon 
St., referred to committee on finance c 394 

sign : Frank Pazzella, petition a 118-granted a 234; John M.Strafford, 
petition a 596-granlec! a 6S7 

widening: order that the street commissioners be requested to report 
an estimate of the cost of widening from Henley to Mt. Vernon St., 
passed c 43; communication from the mayor transmitting communica- 
tion from the street commissioners, referred to committee on finance 

Chelsea street, Bast Boston. 

bay-windows : Bratkoysky & Hurvitz, petition and order for hearing 
a 252-hearing a 279-granted a 345 ; Patrick Hughes, petition and order 
for hearing a 786-hearing a S04-granted a 915 

druggist's mortar : Hyman Levitine, petition to project a 1005- 
granted a 1007 

electric lights : order to locate and maintain two electric lights near 
Maverick Oil Works, etc., referred to committee on lamps a 207 

fast driving : order to allow, between Maverick sq. and junction of 
Chelsea and Bennington sts., during the sleighing season, passed a 32 
c 40 

lamps in real-: Bratkoysky & Hurvitz, petition a 7S5 

sign: M. Lavine, petition a 864-g ranted a 875; M. Yubelman, petition 
a S64~granted a S75 

speeding: order that driving at a greater speed than allowed by ordi- 
nance be permitted during the winter season of 1896-7 from Maverick 
sq. to Prescolt St., passed c 958 a 965 

Stable: Bratkoysky & Hurvitz, petition and order for hearing a 230- 
hearing a 314-granted a 320; Louise Miller, petition and order lor hear- 
ing a 567-hearing a 654-granted a 666 

trees : order that the mayor request the superintendent of public grounds 
to plant trees on both sides of street between Bennington st. and Orient 
Heights, referred to superintendent of public grounds a 504, 505; com. 
munication from the superintendent of public grounds relative to, 
referred to committee on streets and sewers a 567-referred to committee 



Chelsea street, Bast Boston, continued. 

on finance a 744; order that the mayor instruct the superintendent of 
public grounds to have planted from Maverick sq. to its junction 
with Bennington St. a suitable number of shade trees, passed a 540 

Cheshire street. 

sidewalk : G. L. Buff, petition a 750-granted a 754 

Chesley, Thomas J. 

bay-window, Circuit St., petition and order for hearing a 423-hearing a 446- 

Chester, Marietta C, et al. 

land for Stony brook; see Stony Brook 

Chester, Walstein R., trustee, et als. 
petition, lamps, Ritchie st. a 447 

Chestnut avenue. 

bay-window : Mrs. Emma Hall, petition and order for hearing a 343- 

hearing a 372 
sidewalk : Joseph Dugan, petition a So5~granted a 812 

Chestnut avenue and Boylston street. 

trees : order to remove two trees, passed a 891 

Chestnut avenue and Roslyn place. 

lamp : Edmund D. Spear, petition a S05 

Chestnut Hill avenue. 

poles : New England Telephone and Telegraph Co., petition to erect arid 
remove a 749-order for hearing a Si5-hearing a S29~granted a 924; 
Brookline Gas Light Co., petition to erect and remove a 777-hearing 
a7S5-granted 3833 

Chestnut Hill avenue, Beacon and Tremont streets. 

poles : New England Telephone and Telegraph Co., petition to erect 
and remove a 777-hearing a 7S5-granted a 7S9 

Chestnut square. 

lamp : Geo. W. Fowle et at., petition a 764 

Chestnut street. 

trees : Francis C. Slanviood, guardian, petition removal a 6S3; R. Clip- 
slon Sturgis, remonstrance against injury being done to tree by exca- 
vation of sewer a 950 

Chestnut and Charles streets. 

destruction, of Tussock moth on trees : see Public Grounds De- 
partment 

Chicago, Milwaukee, & St. Paul Railway. 

petition for renewal of lease of rooms in the Old State House a 763; re- 
port, with order, authorizing lease, referred to committee on streets and 
sewers a S33-report, accepFed, order passed a 836-discussed c S42, S43- 
assigned c S43~taken up, discussed c S54, S55~amended, passed c S55- 
recoinmitted to committee on public buildings a S67-report, with order, 
in new draft, accepted, passed a 920, 921-discussed c 929 934-passed 
= 934 
Child, Louis M., trustee, et als 

report, with order, for removal of restrictions in deed of estate, Tremont 
st (petition referred last year), accepted, passed a 206 c 213 

Childs, H. P. 

petition, druggist's mortar, Dorchester ave., cor. Romsey st. a 11S- 
granted a 122 

Childs, Wm. O. 

notice of intention to bring an action against the city for its alleged breach 
of contract with him, pertaining to his employment in the collecting 
department a 625-refused a 6S7 c 692 

Chinatown, Sanitary condition. (See Health Depart- 
ment.) 
Chipman, S. T. 

stable, Arthur St., petition and order for hearing a 449-hearing a 52S- 
granted a 542; stable, Crcighton St., petition and order for hearing 
a 419-hearing a 52S-granted a 542 

Chisholm, A. C. 

Stable, Lorraine St., petition and order for hearing a 424-hearing, assigned 
a 496-taken up, referred to committee on streets and sewers a 60S- 
granted a 743 

Chisholm, A. C, et al. 

petition, lamps, Devon st. a 777 

Chisholm, Frank X. 

order that the chairman of the board of aldermen be authorized to employ 
as stenographer and clerk for the members and to fix rate of compensa- 
tion for same, passed a 9 



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Chisholm, Mrs. N. J. 

petition, sign, Meridian st. a 655-granted a 665 

Christ Church. 

clock : see Fire Department 

Christie, John J. 

stable, Arlington pi., petition and order for hearing a 765-hearing a 785- 
granted a 7SS 

Church, Andrew I. 

report, giving leave to withdraw on petition offering to surrender an in- 
valid tax deed, accepted a 1006 c 100S 

Church street. 

cellar bottom of building and grade 0.50 : Eben D. Jordan 

estate, petition to construct a 72S-granted a 73S 
fee: James Stephenson, petition that the fee in street adjoining his 

residence be conveyed to him c 268-report, with order, accepted, passed 

a 2S4-discussed c 295, 296-passed c 296 

Chute, J. N. 

petition, removal tree, Washington st. a 1027 

Circuit street. 

bay-window : Thomas J. Chesley, petition and order for hearing 

a 423-hearing a 446 
druggist's mortar : E. A. Grans, petition a 777-refused a 7S1 

Citizens to be Employed by Contractors. (See Con- 
tracts.) 

City Charter, Printing of. (See Printing Department) 
City Clerk Department. 

committee : appointed a SS c 135 
city clerk : J. Mitchel Galvin, elected a y c 17 

assistant city clerk : John T. Priest, notice of appointment c 21 a 29 
election returns: see Election Department 
elections : see Election Department 

locations, Boston <fc Maine R.R. Co. : see Boston & Maine K.I! . 
Company 

City Contract Labor. (See Contracts.) 

City Council. (See also Aldermen, Board of, and Common 
Council.) 

accompanying (lie Ancient & Honorable Artillery Com- 
pany flown tile harbor : order that the city messenger make 
arrangements so chat the city council may accompany said organi- 
zation down the harbor when they sail for Europe, discussed c 637, 638- 
rcferred to committee on city messenger department c 638 

calendar, references to be placed on : order that all matters and 
orders referred by the city council of 1895 *-° the city council of 1S96 be 
printed on the calendar of the next meeting, passed c 79 

city documents : order that the city messenger be authorized to fur- 
nish each member of the city council of 1896 and each of the heads of 
the principal departments with one set of the city documents ofiS96, 
when completed and bound, passed c 1039 a 105S 

city council proceedings: order that the superintendent of printing 
be authorized, under the direction of the committee on printing, to adver- 
tise for proposals and to make a contract for publishing the proceedings 
of the city council in some newspaper for one year from Feb. 1, 1S96, 
the expense thus incurred to be charged to the appropriation for city 
council proceedings, when made, discussed c 157-160-substitute order, 
discussed c 158-160-substitute order passed c 160-substitute order 
offered, referred to committee on streets and sewers a [68- report, accepted, 
substitute passed a 175-discussed c iS5-i94-passed in concurrence c 193, 
194; ordered that a special committee be appointed to investigate the 
method pursued by the committee on printing in awarding the contract 
for publishing the proceedings of the city council to the highest bidder, 
and to report the result of their findings, discussed c 331335-order re- 
jected c 335; order that the superintendent of printing be authorized to 
make a contract with Nella V. Oilman for indexing the proceedings of 
the common council, passed c 305 a 398 

contingent fund expenses : order that the corporation counsel, 
througn the mayor, be requested to furnish the common council with 
his opinion as to whether, under chap. 410, Acts of 1S96, providing a 
salary for members, it will be legal for the city council to make pro- 
vision lor a joint contingent fund, against which joint committees 
may charge up expenses incurred for carriages and refreshments, 
referred to the mayor c 1040 

contingent expenses : order that the city auditor be authorized to 
allow for payment and the city treasurer to pay bills of joint committees 
for the year 1895, according to annexed schedule, etc., passed, discussed, 
motion to reconsider, lost c 107-referred to commilttee on finance a 119- 
report, accepted, order passed a 4S5 ; communication from the city 
auditor transmitting statement of bills paid on April draft (CD. 95), 
sent down a424~placcd on file c 432; communication from the auditor 
transmitting statement of bills paid from contingent fund, sent up c 294- 
placedon file a 3 [5; report ol committee on finance with order authorizing 



City Council, continued. 

the payment of certain bills incurred by joint committees of the year 
1895, passed C466-reterred to committee on streets and sewers 8472, 473- 
report accepted, order passed a 4S4 

expense of printing : order that the expense attending the printing of 
city documents ordered by either branch be charged to appropriation 
for printing, passed c 44 a 51 

fire badges for members : order that the committee on ordinances 
be requested to report a draft of an ordinance to provide that members 
of the citv council shall be furnished with badges to admit them 
within the fire lines, referred to committee on ordinances c 443-report, 
no action necessary, accepted, order rejected c 1036 

minutes of INfMt: order that the city messenger be authorized to 
cause a sufficient number of the city council minutes of 1896 to be 
bound in the usual manner, and to furnish each member of the city 
council of 1896, each new member of the city council of 1S97, anc ' each 
head of the principal departments, with one copy of the same, etc., 
passed c 1039 a 105S 

rules and orders : order that the joint rules and orders of the last city 
council, except rule 23, be adopted as the joint rules and orders of the 
present city council until otherwise ordered, and that a committee, con- 
sisting of the chairman and four members of the board of aldermen, 
with such as the common council may join, be appointed to prepare 
rules and orders for the government of the present city council, passed 
a 9, 10 c 17; committee appointed a 36 c 4S-report c 737S-rules as 
amended, adopted c 7S-discussed a 84, 85-report, accepted, non-con- 
curred with council's rule 20 as reported by committee, adopted a 85- 
discussed c 94-99-adhered to former action c 99-discussed, non-con- 
curred and ;.dhered to former action a 119, 120-recommitted c 128- 
report, assigned c 156, 157, igS-taken up, referred to committee of the 
whole c 274, 275-rcport, accepted, motion to reconsider, lost c 275-yeas 
and nays asked, declared not ordered c275-takcn up, discussed c 337-339- 
amended, amendment adopted c 339-referred to committee on streets 
and sewers a 343-report, accepted, concurred a 4S4 

visit to public institutions at Deer island : communication 
from the commissioner of public institutions requesting the pleasure 
of the city government to inspect institutions, sent up c Si7-placed on 
file a 830, S31 

unfinished business ! order that the several joint committees, when 
appointed, be authorized to resume the unfinished business referred to 
them from the last city council, passed age 19; order that all matters 
of an unfinished nature in the hands of the several joint standing com- 
mittees of this city council be referred to the next city council, passed 
c 1039 a 1060 

final proceedings : c 1050-1057 a 1070-1074 

City Council Proceedings. (See City Council.) 

City Departments, Expense of Removal to New Tremont 
Building. 

order that the different departments of the city now located in Tremont 
building be requested/through the mayor, to submit an itemized account 
of the expenditures consequent upon removal and furnishings, passed 
CS55 

City Documents. 

order that the city messenger be authorized to furnish each member of 
the city council of 1S96, and each of the heads of the principal depart- 
ments, with one set of the city documents of 1S96, when completed and 
bound, passed c 1039 a 105S 

City Documents, Index to. (See Clerk of Committees 
Department.) 

City Employees. (See also the different departments.) 
holidays, Evacuation day and Washington's birthday : 

see Evacuation Day and Washington's Birthday 

leave of absence on aecoiiu: of death : order that the mayor be 
request to instruct the officers and boards in charge of departments 
to allow any employee leave of absence without loss of pay as part com- 
pensation for his services whenever a death occurs in his immediate 
family, passed c 309 a 315 

leave of absence for veteran firemen: order that the mayor be 
requested to instruct the heads of departments to allow such veteran 
firemen as desire it, leave of absence to attend tournament in New Bed- 
ford, passed a 746; order that the mayor be requested to instruct the 
heads of the various departments to allow a holidayto active or veteran 
firemen on day of muscer of New England's Fireman's Union, passed 
a 787 ; orderthat the mayor be requested to instruct the officers and boards 
in charge of departments to allow leave of absence without loss of pay 
to veterans, to attend covention at New Bedford, passed a 811 c 817 

leave of absence for laborers : see Laborers 

pay before vacation : order that the mayor be requested to instruct 
the board of police and fire commissioner, and the officers and boards 
in charge of departments, to make up from lime to time, vacation pay- 
rolls, in order that the various city employees may obtain their pay be- 
fore going on vacations, passed a 6S9 c 692, 693 

payment before June 17: order that the salaries of all city and 
county employees on weekly pay-rolls be allowed, and paid on or before 
June 16, referred to the mayor c 5S7 

payment of salaries : order that salaries of city and county em- 
ployees be paid before November 25 and December 25, passed a 921 

c 935 
persons who have not received vacations : order that the heads 
of the several departments submit to the mayor the names of employees 
who have not received their annual vacations, under the ordinances, for 



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City Employees, continued. 

the year 1S95 and 1S96, ami the reasons therefor, and if not, whether any 
remuneration has been received by said employees for such extra ser- 
vice, passed c 717-rcferred to committee on streets and sewers a 731; 
Order that all employees who are and were entitled to a vacation in the 
years 1S95 and 1S96, under the ordinances, and have not and will 
not receive such vacation be entitled to an additional amount for such 
time, referred to committee on ordinacces c 717-report referred to the 
mayor c 1037 a 105S 

leave of absence, Memorial clay : see Memorial day 

picnic holiday : sea Street Department 

Saturday half-holiday: order that the mayor be requested to direct 
the heads of departments to allow a half-holiday without loss of pay on 
Saturdays during June, July, August, and September, 1S96, to all em- 
ployees whose services can be dispensed with, passed a 124 c 12S; order 
that the mayor instruct the heads of the various city departments to 
allow Saturday half-holidays, throughout the year, without loss of 
pay, to all employees whose services can be dispensed with, passed 
c !>24 a S3 1 

street department employees : see Street Department 

time to register : order that the mayor be requested to instruct the 
heads of departments to allow employees who are deprived of the Sat- 
urday half-holiday, sufficient time to register, without loss of pay, re- 
ferred to the mayor c 705 

Veterans to attend encampment at St. Paul : order that the 
mayor be requested to allow employees who are members of the Grand 
Army leave of absence, without loss of pay, to attend encampment at 
St. Paul, passed a S74 c S7S, S70 

City Government. (See also Aldermen, Common Coun- 
cil, and City Council.) 
organized: page 1; mayor's inaugural address, pages 2-S; Chief-Jus- 
tice Field administered oath of office to Mayor-elect Josiah Quincy; 
Rev. Edward Everett Hale, chaplain ; Mayor Quincy administered oaths 
of office to members of board of aldermen and common council page 1 

City Hall. 

closing: order that the mayor be requested to close City II all from 
Thursday night until Monday morning, referred to the mayor c 1010. 

coverings for stairs : order that the mayor be requested to instruct 
the superintendent of public buildings to cause coverings to be placed 
upon stairs so as to prevent persons from slipping and falling, etc., 
passed a 121 c 12S 

draping : order that hall be draped in memory of the late Frederic T. 
Greeenhalge a 243 c 24S; order that all expenses incurred for the drap- 
ing, the displaying of flags, and the tolling of bells, etc., be charged to 
city council, incitenlal expenses, passed a 257 c 264 

flags at half-mast : order that flags be placed at half-mast and bells 
be tolled on account of death of Frederic T. Greenhalge, passed a 243 
c 24S 

lighting : ordir that the superintendent of public buildings be re- 
quested to locate and maintain suitable electric lights on each floor to 
properly light the stairways, passed a 351 c 357 

reference library : see Clerk of Committees Department 

renovation: order that the finance committee be requested to include 
in the next loan bill an appropriation of $7,000 for renovation, painting, 
etc., referred to committee on finance c 560 

ventilation : order that the committee on public buildings department 
be requested to inquire into the subject ol improved ventilation and re- 
port an estimate of cost, passed a 258 

City Hall, Charlestown. 

improvements : see Public Buildings Department 

City Hall, New. 

order that a special committee be appointed to consider and report on the 
subject of a new city hall, and a site therefor, passed c 270-referred to 
committee on streets and sewers a 2Si-report, accepted, order rejected 
a 347-placed on file c 353: order that the Terminal Company pro- 
ceed and erect a new city hall on the site of the present Boston & Provi- 
dence Railroad station, and enter into a contract with the city to pay 
salaries to the common council of the city to the extent of $300 per year 
for each member, discussed, referred to committee on railroads a 351 

City Messenger Department. 

committee : appointed a SS c 135 

city messenger: Edward J. Leary elected a 9 c iS, 19; order that the 
council proceed to elect a city messenger, and that the roll be called by 
the clerk; that each member as his name is called announce aloud for 
whom he desires to vole; that the same be recorded by the clerk, and 
the person receiving the majority of votes shall be declared elected, 
discussed c 18, 19-passed c 19; order that the city messenger, Peters, be 
requested to resign his position Wednesday, January 15, ruled out c 26; 
communication from Edward J. Leary accepting position and appoint- 
ing assistants a 450 c 455 

city messenger, salary : ordinance to amend chap. 3 of Revised 
Ordinances ot iSy2, increasing salary from $3,000 to $4,000, referred to 
committee on ordinances c 705 

assistants: notice of appointment of Charles D. Murphy, deputy; 
Charles E. Silloway, first assistant; Timothy Mooney, second assistant; 
Fred A. Robinson, third assistant a 450 c 455 

changes in employees: order that the city messenger be requested to 
report what changes have been made in his department since the first of 
May, giving the names and residences of all the employees in depart- 
ment, referred to committee on city messenger department c 524 



City Messenger Department, continued. 

copies of bills before the Legislature : see Legislative Matters 

election, ordinance relative to: see Ordinances 

election returns: order to make usual arrangements for election re- 
turns, etc., passed c 855 a S66 

flag-staff, Jamaica Plain : order that the city messenger be author- 
ized to provide a new lower mast for the flag-staff, etc., passed a 944 
C958; order that the city messenger cause necessary repairs to be 
made, etc., passed a 916 c 935 

portrait of retiring city messenger : order that Mr. Peters be 
requested to furnish portrait of himself suitably framed to be hung in 
office, etc., passed c 409-referred to committee on streets and sewers 
a 422-report, recommitted c 430-report accepted, order in new draft, 
passed a 4S3 c 4SS 

repairing of flag-staffs : see Lewis Park 

retiring city messenger: preamble and resolutions concerning 
retirement of Alvah H. Peters, passed c 43S a 4^7 ; order that resolutions 
be suitably engrossed and framed, passed c 43S a 44S 

ringing of bells : older that the board of police be requested to cause 
the bells to berung at sunrise, noon, sunset, on February 22, March 
17, June 17, and July 4, of the present year, referred to committee on 
city messenger department a 86-report, accepted, order passed c 157 
a 168 

City Mission, trustees. 
petition to erect building, East Fourth st. a 6S3-granted c S54 a S67 

City Officials Receiving Extra Compensation. (See 
Ordinances.) 

City Point Athletic Club. 

petition, athletic exhibition, Broadway a 9-granted a 9; petition, athletic 
exhibition a 9-granted a 9; petit.on, license to hold athletic exhibition 
a 139-granted a 175 

City square. 

sign : Veteran's Temperance Union, petition a Sos-granted a Sis 

Claffey, James. 

stable, Minot St., Dorchester, petition and order for hearing a 753— 
hearing a 763-granted a 770 

Clagg, Bros. 

petition, sign, Brookside ave. a 655-granted a 665 

Claims. 

committee : appointed aSS c 135 

claims : list of claims recommended for settlemen for months of Febru- 
ary and March, 1896 (list given), ordered printed and sent down a37S, 
379-placed on file c 3S5 ; report forclaims upon which committee have 
taken action in April, 1S96, accepted a 450 c 455; report of committee 
on claims on list of claims recommended for settlement during May, 
accepted, ordered printed, sent down a 56S, 569-accepted c 579; list of 
claims recommended for settlement in June and July, 1596, accepted 
a 733> 734 c 797 1 report of committee submitting list of claims 
upon which committee have taken action, ordered printed and sent 
down a 906, accepted C92S; report of committee on claims submitting 
list of claims upon which committee have taken action during Novem- 
ber, accepted, ordered, printed, sent down a 96^-aeceptedc 974; report, 
giving list of all claims upon which action has been taken for the 
year 1S96 (C. D. 1S5), accepted a 1061 

Ahern, Annie : petition, compensation, personal injuries a 11S 

Alexander, Charles A.: petition, compensation for damages oc- 
casioned by the obstruction of water. course, Leroy st. a 529 

Allen, Wm. H. : petition to be paid for the use on the East Boston 
ferries ot certain gangways, the patent for which has been assigned 
to hiin a 251-refused a 317 c 522 

AMAZhEN, C : petition to be paid balance remaining from tax sale of 
estate, Cardington st. a 7Ss-granted a S69 c S7S 

Anderson, Charles A.: petition, compensation for damages to 
estate by blocking of drain a 39S 

Balkam, John D. : petition, compensation, personal injuries a 529- 
refused a S91 c 92S 

Bancroft, Mrs. Laura F.: petition, compensation for personal in- 
juries a 864 

Bekgh, Mary: petition, compensation, personal injuries a 506- refused 
a 687 

Bergman, Joseph L. : petition, compensation for damages to estate 
Davenport St., caused by improper connection of water main a 729- 
rehised aSgi-referred to committee on claims c 929 

Bettincurt, Mauia M. : report, giving leave to withdraw on petition 
for compensation for personal injuries (referred in 1S95), accepted 
a S91 c 92s 

Bird, Lewis J. : petition to be paid balance remaining" from tax sale of 
estate, East Fifth st. a 2S 

Bisch, Aloys: petition, compensation, damages to property, Kenney 
St., caused by blasting a 497 

Bischof, Ingebokg: petition to be awarded damages on account of 
death of husband while in city employ a 777 

Bloom, Max: petition, compensation, personal injuries a 2So-refused 
a 920 c 929 

Boston Distilled Water Co.: petition to be awarded damages for 
loss of house a 777-refused 11943 C957 

Bournes, Jennie E.: petition, compensation, personal injuries a 864, 
86s 



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CLAIMS 



Claims, continued. 

Bowkek, Freeman: petition (referrerl in 1S90), offering to surrender 

alleged invalid lux deed of estate, Cunard st., refused a 86S c 87S 
Bowkek, Sarah B. : petition (referred in iSSg), olfering to surrender 

alleged invalid lax deed of estate, Marsh st, refused a 86S c S7S 
Boyle, Jane, et at. : petition that balance remaining from tax sale of 

estate, Bremen St., be paid to Jane Boyle a 1069 
Brewster, Frank, executor: report, giving leave to withdraw on 

petition to be paid balance remaining from tax sale of estate, Neponset 

coutt a 1005 c 1008 
Bkodbine,Joiin : petition to be paid for damages by flooding premises, 

Beach st. a 901 
Brown, D. Austin: petition, compensation for damage to sleigh, 

Huntington ave. a 22S-refused a 450 c 455 
Browning, W. A. : petition, offering to surrender an invalid tax deed 

of eslate, Sewall st. a 1027 
Buckley, Mary, admx. : petition, compensation on account of death of 

Dennis M. Buckley, caused by a kick from horse owned by city a 919 
Bukdett, Fred II.: petition that balance remaining from tax sale of 

estate, Bartlett st., Charlestown, be paid to J. Alden Stockwell a 901- 

granted a 1006 c 100S 
Burns, James F. : petition, compensation, personal injuries a 950 
Calef, M. JOSEPHINE: petition, compensation, personal injuries 

c 154-rel'used a 424 c 432 
Carney, Catherine : petition (referred last year) for compensation, 

personal injuries, refused a 540 e 544 
Carney, Henry : petition, compensation for loss of timeon accountof 

personal injuries received while at work on the ferries a 763 
Casiiin, A'-na : petition, compensation, personal injuries a 39S 
Chard, Fmma : peitiion, compensation, personal injuries a S3 
Charlestown Five Cent Savings Hank: petition to be paid bal- 
ance remaining from tax tale of estate, Badger pi. a 1027-granted 

c 1 03S a 1 05S 
Ciiilus, Wm. O. : notice of intention to bring an action against the city 

for its alleged breach of contract with him pertaining to his employ- 
ment in the collecting department a 625-refused a 6S7 c 692 
Church, Andrew I.: report, giving leave to withdraw on petition 

offering to surrender an invalid tax deed, accepted a 1006c 100S 
CLIFFORD, Jeremiah F, : petition, compensation, personal injuries 

a 763-iefused a 1005 c 1008 
Connecticut River Lumber Company: report and order to pay 

balance remaining from lax sale of estate, Wheatland ave., accepted, 

passed a 209 C 21] 
Conness, John, et als. : petition that the city pay for injuries received 

by Martin Meehan a 2S 
Conway, Thomas: petition, compensation, personal injuries a 901- 

re fused a 1005 c iooS 
Corcoran, |oiin \V., trustee: petition to be paid balance from tax 

sale of estate, Northfield St. a 564-granted a S6S, S69 c 87S 
Co\ LE, Jenni e : petition, compensation, personal injuries a 919 
Cradoock, Annie: petition, compensation, personal injuries a 315- 

relused a S69 c 579 
Cranitch, John [.: order to allow and pay $34.91 for furnishing a 

placard and building a stand for the exhibition of the city of Boston 

prizes, on Labor day, referred to committee on claims a 175-report, 

accepted, order rejected a 20S 
Ckooker, Sibyl M. : petition, compensation, personal injuries a 229- 

refused a 500 c 507 
Crowley, Ellen : petition, compensation for damages to clothing on 

one ol ferry-boats a 7S5 
Cuhtn, ARTHUR E. : petition to be paid $150 for the use of land on 

Tremont St., Brighton, by the street department a 16S 
Cunningham, Thomas K.: petition, compensation for injuries to 

horse a 887-refused a 1006 c 100S 
Curtis, Mrs. Jessie: petition, compensation for damages to estate, 

Evergreen St., by blasting a 729-relused a 86S c S7S 
Dacey, Francis J. : petition, compensation for damages to wagon 

a 729-refused a 907 c 92S 
Dacey, |ohn M. : petition, compensation, personal injuries a 497 
Daley, Mary A. : petition for hearing on claims for personal injuries 

a 421-refused a 009 c 615 
Davis, B. F. : petition to be paid for property destroyed on Marcella 

st., by blasting a 472-refused a 6S7 C692; petition, compensation for 

damages to estate, Marcella St., caused by blasting a 729 
Dulaney, Annie ].: petition for hearing on her claim for damages 

a 472- refused a 990 c 991 
Desautelle, Fred H, : petition for hearing on claim for personal 

injuries a 446-relused a 900 c 991 
Deutsciiman, Jennie : petition, compensation, personal injuries a 655 
Devitt, Wm. L. : petition lor reimbursement of amount of judgment 

recovered .igainst him as police officer a 83-refused a 231 c 262; peti- 
tion to be refunded judgment and costs in suit brought against him as 

a police officer a 223-granted a 253 c 264 
Dix, Frederick R.: petition, compensation, personal injuries a 229- 

ref'usi d a 664 c 671 
Doherty, Owen: petition, compensation for injuries to horse a 168; 

petition to be refunded amount paid lor sewer, Kndicolt st. a 777 
Donlan, John F., adm. ; petition to"be paid balance remaining 1 from 

tax sale of estate, Orange court a 655-grantid a 1006 e 100S 
Donnelly, James F. : petition, compensation, personal injuries c 407 
Donovan, Bessie: petition lor settlement of claim for damages to 

estate, Terrace st., on account of Stony brook a 942 
Donovan, John P. : petition, compensation, personal injuries a 28 
Doten, Harry L. : petition to be refunded amount paid by him for 

entrance into sewer, Glcnway st a 49-refused a 252 c 262 
Doten, Walter L. : petition to be refunded certain sum for a tempo- 
rary entrance into sewer, Glenway st. a 83-granted a 253 c 264 



Claims, continued. 

Downey, John: petition, compensation for damages to estate by sur- 
face-water a 625-refused a 943-recommitted c 957 
Driscoll, Jeremiah : petition for hearing on claim for damages 

a 229-relused a 379 c 385 
Duggan, Cecelia: petition, compensation, personal injuries received 

on gangway, North ferry a nS-refused a 500 c 507 
Duran, Catherine: petition, compensation for damages caused by 

defect in Dorchester ave. a i6S-refused a 664 c 671 
Dyer, F. W., & Co.: petition (refused last year) to be paid fordamages 

to wagon, Western ave., refused a 664 c 671 
Eagles, Frederick K. : petition, compensation for damages to estate, 

Laurial ave. a 564 
Elousky, Rosa A. : petition, compensation, personal injuries a 864 
English, C. H. A. : compensation for personal injuries (referred last 

year) , refused a qc6, 907 c 92S 
Erickson, Mary E.: petition to be paid balance remaining from tax 

sale of estate, Newbern st. a 864-granted a 907 c 929 
Evans, T. C: petition, compensation, personal injuries a 421-refused 

•1 943 c 957 

Ewing, Margaret G.: petition, compensation, personal injuries 
a 251- refused a 402 c 407 

Fay', Mrs. Delia: petition, compensation for injuries received by hus- 
band while in the employ of the city, resulting in his death c 620-re- 
fused a 920 c 92S 

Feichtner, Mary E. : petition, compensation, personal injuries a 342 

Fillebrown, Charles D : petition that the city pay bill for attend- 
ance upon a pupil of the Lewis school who was injured while being 
vaccinated by an agent ol the city a 372-refused a 424 c 432 

Finch, John E.: petition, compensation, personal injuries and dam- 
ages to pung a 315-refused a5oc-recommitted c 507 

Finnegank, Patrick,^ at.".: petition to be compensated for damages 
to estate, Shamrock st., by defective drain a 777 

Fitzgerald, Daniel J.: petition, compensation, personal injuries 
a 901- refused a 920 c 929 

Follan, John J.: petition, compensation, personal injuries a 655-re- 
fused a 920 c 92S 

Foote, Elizur : report and order that the city solicitor be authorized 
to have judgment entered against the city in the sum of $5,000, on 
action to recover under his contract for filling of Commonwealth ave. 
said sum to be charged to appropriation for Commonwealth ave., 
accepted, discussed, passed a 208, 209 c 21 1 

Ford, Michael: petition to be paid balance remaining from tax sale 
of estate a 315-report, with order, accepted, passed a 569 c 5S0 

Galvin, James J. : petition, compensation for personal injuries a 251 

Gates, Addie Mabel: petition, compensation, personal injuries 
a i6S-retused a 424 c 432 

Gileether, Frank E.: petition, compensation, personal injuries 
a 251-refused a 500 c 507 

Gilman, Adelaide L. : petitions to be paid balances remaining from 
tax sales of estates, Waverley st. a 83-granted a 209 c 21 1 

Gleavy, Margaret : petition to be paid for damages to clothing by 
an obstruction, Warren St. a472-refused a 891 c 928 

Goodman, Ida : petition, compensation, personal injuries a nS-refused 
a 424 c 432 _ _ 

Goldman, Reuben J.: petition, compensation, personal injuries 
a 8S7-refused a 990 c 991 

Gotschalk, Annie: petition, compensation, personal injuries a S65- 
refused a 1005 c 100S 

Green, Perry- : petition, compensation, personal injuries a 315 

Hale, Geo. S., et ats., trustees : petition to have refunded a tax erro- 
neously assessed upon the property of said trustees in 1892 a 251-re- 
fused a 734 c 797 

Hall, Aaron A. : petition, compensation for loss of horse and harness 
a 342 

Hall, Mrs. Ellen : petition, compensation, personal injuries a 372- 
refused a 628 c 635 

Hannon, Micheal: petition, compensation, personal injuries a 497 

Harrington, Wm. S. : petition to be paid for injuries to horse a 901 

Hawkins, Joseph P.: petition that balance remaining from tax-sale 
of estate, Maine St., be paid to Benj. D. Wood a 139-granted c 5S3 

a S9 8 , , 

Haves, T. P. : petition, compensation for damages to wagon a 729-ie- 

fused a S6S c 878 
Hayes, James: petition, compensation, personal injuries a 342 
Heefernan, John : order that there be allowed and paid a certain sum 

on account of work done by hiin as an inspector in the paving divi- 
sion, referred to committee on claims c 560 
Heslan, John E , agent: petition to be paid for damage to property, 

Whitney St. a 9S6 
Hewitt, Annie M. : petition, compensation, personal injuries a 421 
Higgins, Patrick : petition, compensation, personal injuries a 749- 

reinsed a S6S c S7S 
Holland, Margaret: petition, compensation, personal injuries a 39S 
Holmes, Wm.: petition for hearing on claim for personal injuries 

a 34 2-rc fused a 687 c 692 
Homer, C G.: petition, compensation for damages to wagon a 139— 

refused a 569 c 579 
Homer, Valentine F. : petition, compensation for damages to 

bicycle caused by collision with a wagon of the street-cleaning divi- 
sion a 564- refused a 734 a 797 
HouRiiiAN & Murray: petition to be paid for making repairs on 

houses, Evergreen and Kenney sts. a 777 
Hurley, Thomas : petition to be paid $500 on account of an accident 

a 625-refused a SOS c S7S 
Hutciiins, Lizzie M.: petition, compensation fordamages to property, 

Lauriat ave. a 729 



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CLAIMS 



CLAIMS 



Claims, continued. 

Iaikman. Edward A.: petition, compensation for personal injuries 

a o^a-refused a 1005 c iooS 
J tcOBS, HELENA M.: petition to be paid balance remaining from tax 

sale of estate a 050-granted a 1006 c 100S 
Jacobs, J \i mi; : petition, compensation, personal injuries a 342-refused 

a 0S7 1 
J] NN1NGS, STEPHEN : petitions (four) to be paid balance remaining from 

t.i\ >ales of estates, Antwerp st. agyi-granted a 1006 c 100S 
[ESSER, FRANCIS J.: petition to be paid balance remaining from tax 

sale of estate, Emerald st. a 729-granled aSoi c 929 
JOHNSON, THEODORE: petition, compensation, personal injuries, 

Bunker Jlill st. a 49-refused a 7 ;| c 79S 
JONES, Susie: compensation for personal injuries (referred last year), 

refused a 906 c 92S 
Kei.ley, John : compensation for personal injuries (referred last year), 

refused a 734 c 79s 
KELLY, W. II.: petition to be paid for damages to carriage a SS7~re- 

fused a 1005 c 100S 
Kei.lv, \\ 11.1.1AM : petition to be paid for damage to carriage a S6s 
Kknne \lly, Uavid P.: petition for hearing on claim for personal 

injuries c 294. 
KlDDER, Chaki.es F. : petition to be refunded certain sum for tem- 
porary entrance to sewer, Glenway St. a S3-refused a 252 c 262 
KlRBY, Maugaket C. : petition, compensation for damage to estate, 

Washington St., Charlestown a 9S6 
Kirby, Wat. F. : petition, compensation for loss of watch, chain, and 

clothing in rescuing persons at Castle island a 805-refused a 907 

c 92S 
Krone, F. W-: petition, compensation for damages to premises, 

Columbus ave. a SS7 
Lally, Mary: petition, compensation, personal injuries a 229; peti- 
tion, compensation, personal injuries a 315 
Leary, Richard H. : petition to be reimbursed for damages and costs 

awarded in suit against him for his acts as police officer a 564-report, 

with order, accepted, passed a 663, 664 c 671 
Lee, Jennie : petition, compensation, personal injuries a 625-refused 

a 734-recommitted c 797, 79S 
LiLL, Alfred J.: petition, compensation, personal injuries a 529-re- 

fused a 664 c 671 
Little, Maxwell, & Co.: petition, compensation for damages to 

property, Federal St.. a 49-refused a 2S4 c 295 
Lonekgan, Pierce V.: report, giving leave to withdraw, on petition 

(referred last year) to he compensated for work done and material 

furnished for the hospital department, accepted a 317-discussed c 321, 

322-accepted c 322-niotion to recommit, carried c 322-report, giving 

leave to withdraw, accepted c 359 a 373 
Lonev, W. J. : petition to be paid for 40 spruce poles delivered to the 

street department a 2S 
Lowry, Andrew J.: petition, compensation, personal injuries c 54S- 

petitinn, compensation, personal injuries a 7S5~refused a 86S c S7S 
Mack & Moore : petition, compensation for breach of contract made 

with the city of Boston (referred last year), refused a 252 c 262 
Magee, Mary A.: petition that balance remaining from tax sale of 

estate, Fenno pi., be paid to Joseph R. Churchill a 105S 
Magnitzky, Gustave F.: petition, compensation, personal injuries 

a 13-re fused a 906 c 92S 
Maguike, Edward: compensation for personal injuries (referred last 

year) , refused a 907 c 928 
Maguire, F"rancis : petition, compensation, personal injuries a 763- 

refused a 906 c 92S 
Maguire, Michael: petition, compensation for damages to his prop- 
erty, Albany st. a So5-refused a 906 c 92S 
Malone & Strang: petition to be reimbursed for loss sustained b) r 

them on account of an alleged contract with the Boston Water Board 

at basin 5 a 625 
Mandell, Charles M. : petition, compensation for injuries to horse, 

and damages to harness and wagon a 720— refused a 907 c 92S 
Masterson, Bridget : petition, compensation for personal injuries a S3 
Matthews, Lucy J. : petition, compensation, personal injuries c 294- 

refused a 627, 628-assigned c 635-taken up, accepted c 716 
Mayers, Robert R. : petition to he paid the full amount of bill for the 

erection ot a school-house in the Emerson district a 529-refused a S91 

c 92S 
McAuliffe, Mary E. : petition, compensation, personal injuries a 49- 
refused a S6S c S7S 
McAvena, Ellen: petition, compensation for personal injuries and 

death of Bernard McAvena c S53 
McCarthy, Daniel: petition to be paid balance remaining from tax 

sale of estate a 2S; petition to be paid balance remaining from tax 

sale of estate a 1005-granted a 1006 c iooS 
McDermott, Lawrence H.: petitions (two) to be paid balances re- 
maining from tax sale of estates, Evelyn st. a 2S-granted a 209 c 212 
McDermott, Matthew: petition for hearing on claim for damages 

a 472-refused a 62S c 635 
McDevitt, Joseph A.: petition, compensation for personal injuries 

a 2S-refused a 943 c 957 
McDonough, Miles: order to allow certain sum on account of injuries 

received while employed by street department, referred to committee 

on claims a S74 
McGillicuddy, John : petition that a hearing be given on his claim 

for damages to horse, etc., Chestnut Hill ave. c 4S7-refused a S6S 

C87S 
McHale, Maktin: petition, compensation, personal injuries a S3-re- 

fused a 402 c 407 
McLaughlin, Daniel C. : petition, compensation, personal injuries 

a 901 



Claims, continued. 

McMorrow, John : petition, that balance remaining from tax sale of 

estate, Lamar tine St., be paid to Charles G. Keyes a S,5-granted a 209 

c 211 
McMorrow, Philip: petition, compensation for damages to estate, 

Adams St., by overflow of surface water a 729-refused a 943 c 957 
McNally, W. J.: petition, compensation for professional services 

rendered to an employee of the health department c 44-rcfused a 208 

c 211-reconsideration, taken up, report accepted c 339 
McWeeney, Thomas P.: petition, compensation for damages to 

estate, Fellows st. c 179 
Meehan, Martin : see Conness, John, et als. 

Melville, John H.: petition, compensation, personal injuries a 864 
Merriam, Mrs. Margaret A. : petition, compensation for damage to 

property a 950-refused a 1005 c 100S 
Merrick, Mary F. : personal injuries, refused a 569 C579 
Merrill, Joseph P. : petition, compensation, personal injuries c 294- 

refused a 627 c 635 
Merrill, Wm. : petition, compensation for damages to house, Kenney 

St., by cold blasting a 497; petition, compensation for damages to 

property by blasting C579; petition, compensation for damages to 

estate, Evergreen St., by blasting a 729-refused a S6S c 87S. 
Miles, John T. : petition to be paid for baby carriage demolished by- 
street department team a 7S5-refused a S68 c S7S 
Miley, Thomas : petition, compensation for damages to property, Elm 

st. a SS7-refused a 1005 c 100S 
Miller, Margaret: petition, compensation, personal injuries a 16S- 

refused a 540 c 544 
Minot, Wm., trustees: notice of intention to apply for jury to revise 

sewer assessment, F'ranklin pi. a 1005-referred to law department 

c 1038 a 1058 
Mohan, F'rancis J. : petition to be paid for damages to estate, Carson 

st. a 22S-refused a S6S c S7S 
Moir, Mary H.: petition, compensation for loss of dress a 2S-refused 

a 20S c 211 
Morgan, Michael J. : petition, compensation, personal injuries a 497- 

refused a 664 c 671 
Morgan, Thomas : petition to be paid damages caused by flooding of 

cellar, Neponset ave. a 22S 
Morton, Mary E. : see Morton, Mary E., or Washington St., West 

Roxbury 
Moseley, Thomas E., & Co.: petition for compensation for damages 

on account of flooding of cellar, Washington st. c 61 
Mulholland, Margaret E.: petition to be paid for injuries to hus- 
band while in employ of city a 901 
Mulkern, Thomas: petition for hearing on claim for compensation 

for personal injuries a 2S-refused a 609 c 615 
Mulvee, Catherine: petition, compensation, personal injuries 349 
Mulvee, Matthew J. : petition, compensation, personal injuries c 3S5 
Munro, John G. : petition to be refunded amount paid for liquor li- 
cense a 777-granted a S69 c S78 
Murphy, Catherine: report, piving leave to withdraw, on petition 

(referred last year) for a hearing on her claim for damages, accepted 

a 174 c 179 
Murphy, Margaret: petition to be' paid for damages to clothing by 

broken lamp-post a 901 
Murphy, Mark. G., et als. : petition, that the balance remaining from 

tax sale of estate be paid to John A. Stetson a nS-granted a 209 c 211 
Newman, H. : petition for hearing on claim for personal injuries a 421 
Nixon, Wm. H. : petition, compensation, personal injuries a625 
Norton, Gustavus A. : petition, compensation, personal injuries a3i5~ 

refused a 6S7 c 692 
Ober, A. L., & Co. : petition, compensation for damages to wagon, 

Marcella St. a 830 
O'Brien, Annie M.: petition, compensation, personal injuries a 49- 

report, giving leave to withdraw, assigned a 231-taken up, sent down 

a 257-recommitted c 262-report, giving leave to withdraw, accepted 

c 323; notice of reconsideration (filed by Mr. Mahoney), taken up, 

reconsideration refused c 369-assigned a373-taken up, report accepted 

a 399 
O'Brien, Mary: report, giving leave to withdraw, accepted a 317 

c 322 
O'Callahan, John C. : petition for hearing on claim for damages 

caused by building ditches, Columbia st. a 315-rcfused a 6S7 c 692 
O'Connell, Thomas: compensation for grade damages, Baldwin st. 

(petition referred last year), refused a 540 c 544 
O'Leary, Thomas : petition, compensation, personal injuries a 203 
O'Meara, Dennis: petition, compensation, personal injuries c 154-re- 

fused a 450 c 455 
O'Neil, \V. H. : petition, compensation, personal injuries a 251-refused 

a 569 c 579 
Paine, W. A.: petition that a certain sum paid for dog license be re- 

lunded c 579-granted c 694 a 731 
Parker, George W. : petition to be awarded damages to property 

caused by blasting, and also to be paid for stone taken from land and 

used on Blue Hill ave. a 964 
Pepper. James : petition, compensation, personal injuries a 315-re- 

fused a 569-recommitted c 579 
Perkins & White : petition, compensation for damages to tug " Wm. 

Cleary " by the ferry-boat " Revere " a 11S 
Perry, Margaret: petition, compensation, personal injuries a 421- 

refused a 906 c 92S 
Politsky, Minnie: petition, compensation, personal injuries a 421- 

refused a 6S7 c 692 
Quirk, Patrick: petition, compensation, damages to estate, cor. Yale 

and Wachusett sts. a 203 
Rand, Caroline: petition, compensation, personal injuries 3421 



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Claims, continued. 

Range, Geokge : petition, compensation for damages a 251 
Reagan, Mrs. Julia A.: petition, compensation, personal injuries 

a 342-refused a oSj-reconimiltcd c 692 
Rich, F. L. : petition, compensation for damages to property, Hamp- 
den St., by defective hydrant a 901 
Richakds, Annie L. : petition, compensation for damages to carriage 

aSS7 
Richakds, Wm. R.: petition, compensation, personal injuries a 12, 13- 

refused a 284 c 295 
Richardson, Mrs, Francis A.: petition, compensation, personal in- 
juries a 251 
Bobbins, J., & Co. : petition, compensation for damages to wagon 3315 
Rockwell & Churchill : petition for settlement of an account which 

they have against the city a 564 
Rollins. A. : petition, compensation, personal injuries a 472-refused 

a 687 c 692 
Russell, Mary N.: petition, compensation, personal injuries a 251- 

relused a 664 c 671 
Ryan, Maria: petition, compensation, personal injuries a 2S-refused 

a 252 c 262 
Savage, Henry : petition to be paid for damages to wagon a 2So-re- 

fused a 664 c 671 
Sawyer, Ciiari.es W.,et als. : report giving leave to withdraw on 

petition (referred 1S90) that certain amounts paid by them for alleged 

invalid tax deeds of an estate, D St., be refunded, accepted a S91 c 928 
Seavekns, Mrs. S. H. : petition, compensation for damages to estate, 

Evergreen St., by blasting a 729-refused a S6S c S7S 
Segreve, Thomas: petition, compensation, personal injuries a 11S- 

retused a 62S c 635 
Shea, James : petition, compensation, personal injuries a 372 
Shea, John F. : petition, compensation, personal injuries a 372- 

refused a 664-recommitted c 671 
Shea, Timothy: petition that balance remaining from tax sale of 

estate, East Ninth and I sts., be paid to Owen A. Galvin a 749- 

granted a S69 c S7S 
Shei'ard, Charles H. : compensation for injuries to horse, refused 

a 906 c 92S 
SHUSTER, Jacob M.: petition for hearing on claim for damages 

caused by delect in highway a 372-refused a 424 c 432 
Simpson, Thomas A.: petition, compensation for damages to coupe 

a 763-re fused a 920 c 928 
Smith. Wm. J. : petition for hearing on claim, personal injuries c 294- 

refused a 450 c 455 
Sobotka, Solomon : petition to be paid for damages to clothing a 986 
Si'AULDiNG, Florestine M. : petition, compensation, personal inju- 
ries a 11S, 119-refused a 402 c 407 
Stanctiiteld. Adelia : petition, compensation for damages to estate, 

Le Koy st. (referred last year), refused a 402 c 407 
Steele, J. W. : petition to be paid balance remaining from tax sale 

of estate, Savin Hill ave. a 118-granted a 2C9 c 211 
Stevens, M. E. : petition to be compensated for damages to estate oft' 

Kenney St., by blasting a 729-refused a 86S c 87S 
Sturgeon, Charles H. Kemp: petition, compensation for personal 

injuries a 49-refused a 317 c 322 
Sullivan, John C: petition to be paid balance remaining from tax 

sale oT estate, Call-st. pi. a 564-granted a S6S c 878 
Sullivan, Mrs. John: petition, compensation for damages to prop- 
erty by bursting water-main a 497-refused a 868 c S7S 
Sullivan, John, el at. : petition for hearing on their claim for per- 
sonal injuries while at work on subway a 8S7 
Sullivan, Timothy J.: petition, compensation, personal injuries 
, , a 7<">3 
TARBELL, Silas C. : petition, compensation, personal injuries and 

damages to property a 28-refused a 907 c 92S 
Thomas, Ciiauncey, Hi Co.; petition, compensation for damages to 

carriage a 042-refused c 103s, 1039 a 105S, 1C59 
Tiernay, Mary: petition tor hearing on claim for damages to cloth- 
ing a 950 
Toleman's, Joseph, heirs and devisees: petition to be paid balance 

remaining from tax sales of estates, referred to committee on claims 

c 273-granted a 317 c 322 
Towle, Isabella : petition, compensation, personal injuries a 22g-re- 

fused a 664 c 671 
Tuknbull, Mary : petition to be paid balance remaining from tax 

sale of estate a 864-granted a 907 c 929 
Turner, Caroline A. : petition, compensation, personal injuries 

a 472 
Walker, Mary E. : petition, compensation, personal injuries a 625- 

refused a 990 c 991 
Wall, Thomas F.: petition to be paid for material furnished public 

grounds department a 901 
Walsh, Annie: petition that the balance remaining from tax sale 

estate, East Ninth and I sts., be paid to Owen A. Galvin a 749- 

refused a S6S c 878 
Ward, Ellen M.: report, with order, to pay balance remaining from 
tax sale of estate in court oft Wenham St. to Julia Ward, accepted, 

passed a 209 c 21 1 
Weilson, Arabella B.: petition for hearing on claim for personal 

injuiies a 497-refused a 906 c 928 
Weiss, Henrietta: petition to be paid $204.40 for tax bill paid by 

mistake to city collector a 919-relused a 990 c 991 
Welsh, Patrick F.: petition, compensation, personal injuries a 950 
Welsh, Willard: petition offering to surrender an alleged invalid 

tax deed of estate, Wavcrlcy St., Brighton a 1005 
West, Annie: report, with order, to pay balance remaining from tax 
sale of estate, Tucker St., accepted, passed a 920 c 929 



Claims, continued. 

Withington, Francis L. : petition to be repaid certain sum paid by 
mistake for taxes, Hyde Park ave. a 139-granted a 253-recommitted 
C364; report giving leave to withdraw, accepted c 323; referred to 
committee on streets and sewers a 343-refused a 1067. 

Wittekindt, Emma : petition, compensation, personal injuries a 13— 
refused a 2S4 c 295 

Wittekindt, Louis: petition, compensation, personal injuries a 13- 
refused a 2S4 c 295 

Wood, N. G., & Sons: petition, compensation for damages on ac- 
count of flooding of cellar, Washington st. c 61. 

Workingmen's Building Association: petition to be refunded 
$30.72, the amount of tax assessed by mistake a 919 

Wright, Thomas F. : petition for hearing on claim for damages on 
acccount of defect in Dean ave. a 49-refused a 174 c 179 

Young, Magnus : petition that the city repay amount paid by town of 
Arlington to the city hospital, for care and treatment a 315 

Young, Maud M. : petition, compensation, personal injuries a 251-re- 
fused a 906 c 92S 

Clancy, James B. 

petition, transparency, Dorchester ave. a 942-granted a 945; petition, 
transparency, Dorchester ave. a SS7-granted a 896 

Clapp, H. C, M.D., et als. 

petition in favor of allowing the erection of a new hospital for the 
Cullis Consumptives' Home at Grove Hall a 203 

Clarendon park and Poplar street. 

fire-alarm box: order that the fire commissioner be requested, 
through the mayor, to locate fire-alarm box, referred to the mayor 
c 39S 

Clarendon street. 

electric light : Massachusetts Institution of Technology et als., 
petition a 49 

retainiiig-wall : order that the committee on finance be requested 
to provide in the next loan bill the sum of $4,500 for construction of 
retaining-wall at termination of street on Providence division of the 
New York, New Haven, & Hartford Railroad, referred to committee 
on finance c 267 

Clark, Arthur J. 

petition, permit for minor a 6S3-granted a 68S 

Clark, C, Everett, & Co. 

petition to erect guy-posts, Beach st. andEast-st.pl. a 564-granted 
a 576; petition, guy-posts, Beach st. a 597-granted a 613; petition to 
erect guy.post, Cove st. a 625-granted a 666; petition to erect guy- 
post, Parker St. a 77S-granted a 780 

Clark, Emily L. 

report, no action necessary, accepted a 542 

Clark, Henry R. 

petition, sidewalk, cor. Barrington and Clarkson sts. a 597-granted 3613; 
petition, lamp, Barrington st. a 830 

Clark, James N., et als. 

petition that that part of Waldeck st. known as Tremlett park be trans- 
ferred from the street department to department of public grounds 
a 39S-report, no action necessary, accepted C693 a 731 

Clark, John F. 

appointed constable a 784 

Clark, Lyman J. 

sidewalk, Tremont St., petition a 597-granted a 613 

Clark, M. C. 

petition to lay iron pipes under and along Avery st. a 902-granted a on 

Clark, Patrick. 

compensation for damages to estate, Brighton St., by overflowing of a 
sewer, refused a 1033 

Clarke, Arthur J. 

petition, permit for minors to appear in public a 530-granted a 53S; peti- 
tion, permit for minor to appear in public a 421-granted a 425 

Clarke, B. 

petition, sign, Kneeland st. a 596-grantcd a 738 

Clarke, Botsford R., et als. 

remonstrance against granting any permit for new buildings on estate of 
Free Home for Consumptives, Quiincy st. a 6S3~placcd on file a 742, 743 

Clatur, A. A. 

petition, sewer, Staniford st. a 530-grantcd a 742 

Clerk of Committees Department. 

committee < appointed a SS c 135 

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Clerk of Committees Department, continued. 

clerk of committees : John F. Devcr, elected a 9 c 17, lS ; order that 
council proceed to elect a clerk of committees, and that the roll he 
called ; that each member as his name is called announce aloud for 
whom he desires to vote; that the same be recorded, and the person 
receiving Lhe majority of votes shall be declared elected, passed 
C 17; communication from John F. Dever, accepting appointment 
r 450 c 455 

addition to city ball library : order that the clerk of committees be 
authorized to purchase an addition of Spofford's " Historic Characters 
and Famous Events," for the reference library, at a certain expense, 
passed a 012, 613-referred to committee on clerk of committees depart- 
ment c6l6-report, accepted, order passed c 640; communication from the 
mayor vetoing order; order refused passage over veto a 6S2 

assistant clerk of committees : notice of appointment of John P. 
li raw ley a 450 c 455 

committees : appointed a S7, SS c 135 

committee meetings : order that the clerk of committees, through 
the mayor, be requested to include in his annual report a statement of 
the committees ol the council, both joint and special, the number of 
meetings held by each committee, the number at which a quorum was 
present, the number of reports filed, the number and pages of those 
Sprinted, and the total expense incurred by each committee, referred to 
committee on clerk of committees department c 166-reports, majority 
and minority, ordered printed and assigned c 194, 195-taken up, majority 
report accepted, order rejected c 30S 

consolidation of certain committees : see Rules and Orders 

election, ordinance relative to : see City Messenger Department 

index to city documents : order that the clerk of committees be 
authorized to revise and reprint the " Index to City Documents " com- 
pleting the said index to the close of the year 1896, that eight hundred 
copies be printed, the expense attending the same to be charged to city 
council, incidental expenses, passed c 336 a 342 

portrait of retiring clerk of committees : order that Mr. Millard 
be requested to furnish portrait of himself suitably framed, to be hung 
in office, etc., passed c 409-referred to committee on streets and sewers 
a 422-report, recommitted c 430-report, accepted, order in new draft, 
passed a 4S4 c 4SS 

retirement of clerk of committees : preamble and resolutions rel- 
ative to retirement of James L. Hillard, passed c 43S a 4SS-order that 
resolutions be suitably engrossed and framed e 43S a 4SS 

statement of committee meetings : order that the clerk of com- 
mittees be requested to furnish the common couucil with a tabulated 
statement of the number of meetings held by the various committees, 
referred to clerk of committees department c m-report, accepted, 
referred to committee of the whole c 275 

unfinished business : order that the several joint committees, when 
appointed, be authorized to resume the unfinished business referred to 
them fiom last city council, passed a 9 c 19 ; order that the several stand- 
ing committees of* the board of aldermen be authorized to resume the 
unfinished business referred by last board of aldermen, passed a 12; 
order that the committees be authorized to resume the consideration of 
the unfinished business, referred to them from last common council, 
passed c 20 

Cleveland street. 

building : A. \V. Mitchell, petition to erect a 471-granted^c 526 a 53S 
sidewalks : John F. Newton, petition a S65-granted a S76 

Cliff street. 

bay-window : William W. Lord, petition and order for hearing a 60S- 
hearing a 624-granted a 73S 

Clifford, D. M., et ah. 

petition, sewer, Savin Hill ave. a 729 

Clifford, Jeremiah F. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries a 763-refused a 1005 c 1008 

Clifford street. 

lamp : Win. B. Crocker et als., petition a 971 

Clifton street, Roslindale. 

condition : order that the committee on street laying-out department in- 
vestigate condition, in order that said committee may recommend its 
acceptance, referred to committee on street laying-out department c 592 

Clinch School. (See School Department.) 
Clive street. 

sidewalks : Adolph F. Engstrom, petition a 39S-granted a 403 ; John T. 
Nolan, John Schneider, and John Gilcher, petition a 730-granted a 742 

Coakley, Timothy W. 

petition, use of Faneuil Hall a 6S3-granted a 6S9 

Coal, Weighers of. 

Ervin F. Eaton, appointed a 49-confirmed a 85 ; M. J. Brennan et als., ap- 
pointed a 82-confirmed a 120; Robert J. Gove, Wesley A. Gove, Wm. 
A. Gove, and Charles F. Tirrell, appointed a ijS-confirmed a 169; 
Lewis J. Howard, appointed a 228-confirmed a 251; Morton Alden 
et als., appointed a 370, 371-confirmed a 399; Henry A. Frost, appointed 
a 4iS-confirmed a 449; H. W. Davidson, Wm. C. Ham, John H. Smith, 
Henry W. Smith, Bartholomew Sullivan, and It. R. Walton, aprjointed 



Coal, Weighers of, continued. 

a 445-conlirmed a 473; C. Edwin Byrnes, J. M. Crowley, Charles F. 
Doheity, James Slesser, Edwin F. Tarbox, appointed a 471-confirmed 
a 4.99; Denis F. Sheehan, appointed a 496-confirmed a 53S; Win. J. 
Rafferty, Alice C. Dailey, and Dennis Ryan, appointed a 527-confirmed 
a 566; Michael F. Walsh, appointed a 562-granted a 59S; C. A. Chad- 
wick and Win. D. Leeds, appointed a 6Si-confirmed a 732; Henry S. 
Howard, Edwnrd A. Lathrop, Harry Johnson, Clinton E. Somes, and 
Alfred E. Walton, appointed a 7S4; Henry S. Howard et a/s., confirmed 
a S06; Joseph M. Gilman appointed weigher a SS7-confirmed a 904; 
James B. Dana, J.I Arthur Healon, John J. Masters, appointed a 91S- 
confirmed a 943; John F. Donovan, appointed a 941-confirmcd a 950; 
Frank Alexander, Lucius W. Smith, and John J. Toomey, appointed 
a 970-confirmed agS7; Charles T. Grant, appointed a gS4-confirmed 
a 1029 

Coasting. 

order that coasting be allowed during the present winter, as the board of 

police may deem proper, on the following-named streets (list given), 

passed a 1032 
Boylston terrace: John Devine, petition that coasting be allowed 

a go 
Edgeworth ST. : report, no action necessary on remonstrance of Geo. 

P. Fox & Co., accepted a 2S5 
Gaston st. : George H. Morrill, petition to allow a 29-report, no action 

necessary, accepted a 2S5 ; order, that coasting be allowed a 1070 
Humboldt ave.: order that permission heretofore granted to permit 

coasting between Townsend st. and Walnut ave. is hereby revoked, 

passed a 55 
Lamont st.,Roxbury: order that permission for coasting be rescinded, 

discussed a 31, 32-passed a 32 
Linden Park and Lamont sts. : Ernst C. Schmidt et als., remon- 
strance against granting permit a 29. report, no action necessary, 

accepted a 57 
West Cottage st. : Wm. R. Gay et als., petition that permit be revoked 
a 119-report, no action necessary, accepted a 347 

Cobden street. 

edgestones : granted a 429 

sidewalk : Eliza Shaw, petition a 530-granted a 542 

Codman, Franklin L., Councilman, Ward 24. 

qualified: page i 

appointed : committee on joint rules and orders c 4S; committee on 
finance, June Seventeenth, Fourth of July, joint rules and orders, dispo- 
sition of offal, judiciary c 135-137; committee on playground, ward 23 
c 165; removal of Gibson-st. buildings c 294; committee on harbor 
improvement c 294; committee on annual dinner c 975; committee to 
attend funeral of ex-Mayor .Henry L. Pierce c 1003 

orders offered : rules and orders, substitute order c 15; Walnut St., 
paving c 7S; Adams St., paving c 7S ; Freeport St., wall c 7S; celebra- 
tion of Fourth of July in Dorchester c 7S; hook and ladder apparatus, 
ward 24 c 135; incapacity of engines, ward 24 c 135; playground, ward 
24 c 166; removal of offal building, Gibson st. c 199; tracks, Adams 
st. c 109; fire-alarm boxes, Minot st. and Glide St. c 109; Butler St., 
extension c 272; condition of engine-house No. 20 c 310; playground, 
Neponset c 310; lights, West Selden St. c 339; Talbot-ave. nuisance 
c 396; improvement of Gibson estate c 960-961 ; skating, Neponset play- 
ground c 977 

remarks : rules and orders of the common council c 15, 16; Metropoli- 
tan water supply c 63; widening Lewis St. c 94; playground, ward 24 
c 166; condition of engine-house No. 20 c 310; playground, Neponset, 
C310; southern union passenger station c 414; election of aldermen c 274; 
improvement of fire service c 469; loan for school improvements c 520; 
sanitation of school. houses c 556, 557; loan bill c 647-649, 651; loan, 
street department, sewer division c S23; death of Henry L. Pierce 
c 1002, 1003 ; revised ordinances c 1012 ; closing remarks, thanks to presi- 
dent c 1050, 1051 

Codman Hill, Dorchester. 

cutting down : order that the superintendent of streets, through the 
mayor, be requested to submit an estimate of the cost and report on ex- 
pediency of cutting down to a grade that will be easy of access for pub- 
lic travel, referred to the mayor c 312; communication from the mayor, 
transmitting communication from' the superintendent of streets relative 
to, referred to committee on finance c 321 

Codman Street. 

building : order that the inspector of buildings be authorized to issue a 
permitto the city to erect a building to be used as a carriage-shed, passed 
a 55 c 62 
sewer: P.J. Lyons, petition a 2So-report, no action necessary a 96S 
stable : Patrick J. Lyons, petition and order for hearing a 904-hearing, 
given leave to withdraw a 949 

Coffey, John J., et als. 

petition, sewer, Newhall St., ave. and pi. and Coffey st. a SSS 

Cofran, Smith W. 

petition, removal dead trees, Elmwood st. a 372-granted a 474 

Cohasset street. 

revised grade : order to establish, passed a 1034 

sidewalk: Charles H. Williams, petition a 77S-graiHed a 7S0; Henry 
F. Helmboldt, petition a 942-granted 3944 



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Cohasset street, continued. 

stable : J. H. F. Miller, petition and order for hearing a 141-hearing 
a 22S-granted a 235 

Cohen, Abraham. 

petition, sign, Hanover st. a42i-granted a 530 

Cohen, Henry. 

petition to project barber-pole, Summer st. a 49-granted a 123 

Cohen, I. S. 

sidewalk, Erie St., petition a 497-granted a 506 

Cohen, J. 

bay-window, Lowell St., petition and order for bearing a 765-hearing 
a 776-granted a 781 

Cohen, Noah. 

petition, lamp, Lowell St. a 763-granted a 772 | 

Cohen, Samuel. 

petition, sign, Tremont st. a 763-granted a 772 

Colby, Alfred H., Councilman, Ward 10. 

qualified : page 1 

appointed: committee on election department, registry department 

c 135, 136; committee on branch hospital, South Boston c 415 
orders offered : widening Cambridge st. c 198; covered walk, Tremont 

st. c 19S; painting offence around public garden c 959 
remarks : playground, North End c 221 ; receipts from liquor licenses 

c 306; loan for school improvements c 514, 515 

Cole, C. W. 

sidewalk, Armandine St., petition a 472-granted a 484 

Cole, Ella F., et al. 

preamble and order for hearing on order to take land between Hewlett 
and Mozart sts. for sewer purposes, passed a 741-hearing a 763-report, 
accepted, order passed a 772 

Cole, John. 

petition, license to run barges a 777-granted a 77S, 779 

Cole, W. S. 

petition to move building, Hillside st. a 77S-granted a 78S 

Coleman, J. C. 

petition to erect guy-posts, Centre and Sheridan sts. a 625-granted a 631 ; 
petition to erect guy. posts, Creighton st. a 730-granted a 741 

Coleridge and Short streets. 

footbridge: see Engineering Department 

Collamore, John H. 

appointed trustee of Mt. Hope cemetery a 417-confirmed a 423 

Collecting Department. 

committee : appointed a 8S c 135 

city collector : Nathaniel H. Taylor, appointed a 250-confirmed a 316; 
communication from the Eliot Club, Jamaica Plain, protesting against 
action of the mayor in displacing James W. Ricker, placed on file 
a 317 

claims : Win. O. Childs : see Childs or Claims 

examination of accounts : order that the committee on collecting- 
department be authorized to employ an expert accountant, not in the 
employ of the city, to examine the books, cash accounts, and vouchers 
of said department, etc., passed a 286 c 296 

Collection of Ashes. (See Ashes, Collection of.) 
Collins, H. Herbert. 

petition that Withington St., Dorchester, be put in order for travel a 119] 

Collins, L. C. 

petition, sign, Tremont st. a 398-granted a 539 

Collins, John M. 

petition, sewer, Bolton st. a 950-granted a 9S8 

Colman, Geo. A. 

petition, licenses to run barges a 229-granted a 53S 

Cologan, John, et ah. 

petition, lamps in rear Everett st., Charlestown a 564 
Colony Records. (See Suffolk, County of.) 
Colored Republican Club. 

petition, use of Faneuil Hall a 865-granted a 874 

Color-line Drawn by Hotel-keepers (See Arnett, Bishop.) 



buildings : Albert Engel, petition to erect a 22S-granted C302 ;im6; H. 
J. Pfaff estate, petition to erect a 420-granted c 46S a 4 
Brewing Co., petition to erect a 785-granted c 854 a 867; 



I C302 a3iC 

173; H.I.: 

; H. &J. I 



Colton, M. 

petition, sign, Davis st. a 901-granted a 915 

Columbia street. 

sewer : J. C. Spillane, petition a 29 

Columbus avenue. 

arc-Iiglit : Suburban Light and Power Company, petition a 3g8-granted 

a 402 
area : Samuel T. King, petition to construct a 497-granted a 505 
bay-windows : Annie T. Faunce, petition and order for hearing 
a 31-hearing a 49-granted a 234; Caroline W. Johnson, petition and 
order for hearing a 52-hearing a S3-granted a 234; Wm. Schworer, 
petition and order for hearing a 343-hearing a 372-granted a 379; 
A. O'Neil, petition and order for hearing a 423-hearing a 446-granted 

•1 477 

~~ners : Albert Kna-el. petition to erect a 22S-irrantea C302 a SI . 

.Pfaff 
Pfaff, 
petition to erect a 7S5 
bulkheads : Win. A. Gaston, petition to construct a 565-granted a 576 
car service : see West End Street Railway Co. 

edgestoncs and sidewalk : order for construction, referred to 
committee on streets and sewers a 319-report, accepted, order passed 
a 320 
guy-posts : J. P. O'Connell, petition a|764~granted a 77o;'Gilligan Bros., 

petition a 964-granted a 969. 
hitching-post : Henry Katzmann, petition to erect a co-granted a 5S 
lantern : Malachi Kilduft & Go., petition a 167-granted a 174 
noiseless pavement : order that the committee on finance be re- 
quested to provide in the first loan order the sum of $20,000 for removal 
of stone pavement from No. 2Sy to Ferdinand St., and replacing^ the 
same with concrete or other noiseless pavement, referred to committee 
on finance a 151 
sidewalk : Samuel Emmes, petition a S66-granted a 876 
Signs: H. D. Dewar, petition a 22S-granted a 234 ; communication from 
the mayor vetoing permit, veto sustained a 250; II. D. Dewar, petition 
a 280-granted a 2S8; Tony Rosse, petition a 341-granted a 539; Carter 
Ink Co., petition a597-refused a 632; Carter Ink Co., petition to project 
a 655-granted a 666; P. H. Henderson, petition a 655-refused a 666; R. 
Shuebruk, petition a 8S7 
Stable : H. & J. Pfaff, petition and order for hearing a 424-hearing a4o6- 

granted a 542 
transparency : Putnam Social Club, petition a 805-granted a S15 
trees : Wing Sing, petition to box a 229-refused a 235 ; A. H. Matz & Co., 
petition, removal a 729-granted a S06 

Columbus avenue and other streets. 
cornices: Alfred Bowditch et als., trustees, petition and order for hear- 
ing a 343-hearing a 372 

Columbus avenue, Tremont and Centre streets. 

poles : New England Telephone and Telegraph Co., petition to erect 
a 7S5-order for hearing a 790-hearing aSo4-granted a 815 

Columbus avenue and Rougemont place. 

bay-windows : M. P. Daley, petition and order for hearing a 778- 
hearing a 785-granted a 78S, 789 

Comins, George A. 

appointed member of board of assessors a 341-confirmed a 377 

Commerce street. 

area with iron grating : Wm. K. Porter, petition to construct a 373- 
granted a 3S1 

Commercial street. 

barber-poles: Antonio Crisari, petition a 315-granted a 505 ; Antonio 
Crisafi, petition a497-refused a 539; M. DTorio, petition a 7S5~granted 
a7SS 
bulkhead : Lydia E. Hutchings, petition a 447-gianted a 453 
sign : Antonio Bellizia, petition a S3-granted a 207; John Calvella, peti- 
tion a 39S-granted a 539; John Kidney, petition to project a 763-granted 
a 772 

Commercial and Battery streets. 

tracks : see West End Street R.R. Company 

Commercial and Canal streets. 

arc lights : Edison Electric Illuminating Company, petition a 529- 
granted a 539 

Commercial wharf. 

boat landing: order that the board of health In- authorized 10 renew 
for a term of five years the present lease of location for a boat landing, 
etc., referred to committee on streets and sewers a 953-report, accepted, 
order passed a 969 c 974 

Commercial wharf and street. 
location of tracks : see Union Freight R.R. Company 

Committee, Special General. (See Special General Com- 
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Committees. {See Clerk of Committees Department, also 
the different departments.} 

Common, Boston. (See Public Grounds Department.) 

Common Council. (Sec also City Council.") 
abolishing : order that a committee be appointed to appear before 
committees of the General Court to protest against any action, measure, 
01 bill involving the abolishment of the common council, and to make 
recommendations for such legislation as may give more concurrent 
action than it at present possesses, discussed c 46, 47 
nil ion 1 mm nl : order lor, passed c 201 

mum;, I (liiiiicr : order that committee be appointed to make arrange- 
ments, passed, committee appointed c 975 
badges : order that a committee be appointed to secure badges for mem- 
bers at a certain price, passed c 20-coinmtttee appointed c 21, 137-report, 
requesting further time, accepted, time granted c 164; order that the 
committee on badges be requested to return the badges to the manu- 
facturer and have them properly finished c 310 
binders for minutes : order that the city messenger be authorized to 
provide a duplicate binder suitable to contain the minutes of the city 
council to such members as shall apply for same, passed c 337 
carriage-hire and refreshments : order, that the committee on 
rules consider and report upon the expediency of adopting the follow- 
ing amendment to rule 44: No member shall incur bills for carriage-hire 
or refreshments to exceed in amount the sum of $100 for the current 
year, referred to committee on common council rules C23 
chamber, use of: order that the city messenger be authorized to 
allow the use of the council chamber and anterooms on the east side 
to the board of assessors at such times as they may require the same, 
etc., passed c 24; order to allow use of chamber and anterooms at such 
times as they may be required for hearings, passed c 24; order that the 
city messenger be authorized to allow the use of chamber and ante- 
rooms to the board of park commissioners, etc., passed c 5S7; communi- 
cation from the park commissioner extending thanks for use of cham- 
ber, placed on file c 615; order to allow use of chamber and anterooms 
to the board of elections, at such times as they may require the same, 
passed c S54 
chamber and anterooms, repairs : order the superintendent of 
public buildings be requested to report as to the condition of the walls 
and ceilings of the chamber and anterooms, the cost of tinting said 
walls and ceilings, and the best time to begin said work, referred to 
committee on public buildings c 396-report, accepted C403; order that 
the committee on finance provide the sum of $2,000 for tinting the walls 
and ceilings, referred to committee on finance c 494; order that the 
mayor be requested to direct the superintendent of public buildings to 
tint the walls and ceilings of chamber and anterooms as recommended 
by superintendent of public buildings, passed c 524-referred to commit- 
tee on public buildings a 537-report, accepted, order passed a 610 
cleric : Joseph O'Kane, elected c 15 

clerk-hire : order that the committee on appropriations provide in the 
appropriation bill for 1896 an additional sum of $1,500 for clerk's 
expenses in the appropriation for the common council, referred to com- 
mittee on appropriations c 23-referred to committee on finance a 169 
c 179 
clerk's expenses : order that the office expenses incurred by the clerk 
of the common council be charged to appropriation for printing, passed 
c 44 a 51 
committees : appointed c 135-137 

contingent expenses : committee appointed c 136; communication 
from the city auditor presenting a statement of bills paid from the con- 
tingent fund for three months to date (CD. 51), placed on file c 179; 
order that the auditor be authorized to allow for payment the sum of 
$259 to the Boylston Cafe Company, same being bills incurred bv com- 
mittees in 1S94, ete., referred to committee on contingent expenses c 591 ; 
order to allow bills for payment incurred by members of common 
council during years 1S93, 1S94, passed c 1039-referred to committee on 
streets and sewers a 105S, report accepted, order passed a 1067 
correction of records : c 48 

deceased member : resolutions on death of Timothy J. Butler c 290- 
293; order for appointment of committee to attend funeral passed, 
committee appointed c 293; order that nags on city hall be placed at 
half-mast on day of funeral, passed C293; order that flowers be pro- 
vided for desk for a period of thirty days, etc., passed c 293 
invitations: communication from the president and directors of the 
John Howard Industrial Home for discharged prisoners, extending invi- 
tation to attend opening exercises on Friday, Oct. 23, 1S96, accepted c S7S 
legislation affecting the Common Council : committee ap- 
pointed c 81, 137 
meetings : order that Thursdays at 7.30 P.M. be the day and hour for 
meeting, passed c 20; order for next, passed a 407; order for next, 
passed c 544; order for next meeting, rejected c 703, 704; order for next 
meeting, passed C704; order for next, discussed, rejected c 716; order 
for next, passed c 800; order for next, rejected c S43 ; order for next 
meeting, discussed c S45, S46-order rejected c S46; order for next, as- 
signed c 8S2-taken up, indefinitely postponed c 936; order for next, 
passed c 93S, 995, 1010 
oaths of office administered : page 1 
organized : c 13-20 

president: order that the common council proceed to elect a president 
for 1S96, and that the roll be called by the clerk; that each member, as 
his name is called, announce aloud for whom he desires to vote' that 
the same be recorded by the clerk and the person receiving majority of 
votes be declared elected; substitute order offered, discussed a 13-15- 
passeda 15; Joseph A. Conry, elected a 15; opening address a 15; Frank 
H. Briggs, elected president pro tern, c 91 ; order that the president be 
requested to give a sitting lor a portrait, the same to be framed and 



Common Council, continued. 

hung in the president's room, etc., passed c 436; resolution of thanks 
extended by members during closing proceedings c 1050 1057; closing 
address of president c 1057 

questions of privilege : c 99, 100, 108, 109, 131, 156, 162, 163, 226, 366, 
367,621,935,937,940 

reading clerk : order to pay Joseph O'Kane the sum of $150 for ser- 
vices as reading clerk, passed c 975 a 986 

rules and orders : order that a committee be appointed, to consist of 
five members, passed c 25; order that the rules and orders of the com- 
mon council of 1S95, except rules 40 and 45, be adopted as the rules and 
orders of the present common council until otherwise ordered ; substi- 
tute order offered, discussed c 15-17-substitute order rejected c 17- 
committee appointed c 26-rcport c 70-72-assigned c 73-taken up, dis- 
cussed c loo- Jo6-amendment offered by Mr. Lane, rejected c 106; order 
to strike out proposed amendment to rule 4, laid over c Si; committee 
appointed c 137 

salary for conncilmen : resolve, that the common council favors 
submission to the voters of this city at the next annual city election, of 
the acceptance of chap. 410 of acts of 1S96, being an act entitled " an act 
providing a salary for the members of the common council of the city of 
Boston, discussed c 844-passed c S44, 845; communication from city 
clerk transmitting resolve, referred to committee on streets and sewers 
a Sgo-report, placed on file a S92 

seats : order to proceed to the choice of seats, and that first selection be 
allowed to Messrs. Riddle and Briggs, in the order named, and the 
remaining seats to be selected as usual, passed c 20-seats drawn c 20; 
order that the city messenger be requested to prepare a plan of the seats 
of the members of the common council for the year 1896, and to cause 
the usual number of copies to be printed and that no changes in the 
seats be allowed after Thursday, Jan. 16, iSq6, etc., passed c 25, 26 

stationery for members : order that the city messenger provide each 
member of the common council with a half ream of octavo note paper, in 
quality equal to No. 4 Baronial, white laid, plate finish, Old Berkshire, 
and suitably printed or engraved; also with one box (quarter thousand) 
of envelopes to match, etc., referred to committee on printing c 23-report, 
accepted, order passed c 157; order, that order passed Feb. 13, 1S96, 
relative to providing note paper, etc., to members, be rescinded, dis- 
cussed c 196, 197-rejected c 197 

summer recess : motion to adjourn for two months, carried c 723, 724 ; 
order that when the common council adjourns it will be to meet on the 
third Thursday of September at 7.30 o'clock P.M., discussed c 679, 
680-order rejected c 6S0 

tellers : appointed c 17 

unfinished business : order, that the committees when appointed be 
authorized to resume the consideration of the unfinished business re- 
ferred to them from last common council, passed c 20; order that all 
matters of an unfinished nature in the hands o&tlie several standing and 
special committees of this council be referred to the next common 
council, passed a 1060 

vacancy: order, that the aldermen be hereby notified that a vacancy 
exists in the common council, caused by thedeath of Timothy J. Butler, 
a member from ward 12, passed c 307-placed on file a 315 

visits of inspections : order, that arrangements be made to visit 
public institutions, parks, and water system, passed c 525; communi- 
cation from the park commissioners relative to visit to park system, 
placed on file c 548 

closing proceedings : resolution of thanks to the president c 1050- 
1057-passed c 1057; closing address of the president c 1057; order that 
the superintendent of printing be authorized to have printed and bound 
150 copies closing proceedings, containing portrait of President Conry, 
etc.", passed c 1057 a 105S; order that closing address be printed as a 
document, passed c 1057 

Commonwealth avenue. 

building, cellar : Commonwealth Hotel jTrust Company, refused 
a 234 

claims : Foote, Elizur, vs. City of Boston : see Foote or Claims 

completion : order that the committee on finance be requested to 
include in the next loan bill the sum of $200,000 for completion to 
Chestnut Hill ave., referred to committee on finance a 404; order for 
loan of $35,000 for completion of avenue, assigned c S62-taken up, 
discussed c SSo, SSi-assigned c SSi-taken up, indefinitely postponed 
c 937 

construction : communication from the mayor recommending order 
for loan of $50,000 for continuation of the work of constructing, referred 
to committee on streets and sewers a 9S5~report, accepted, order passed 
a 9S7-discussed c 991-993-assigned c 993-taken up, passed c 1040 

guy-ropes and guy-posts : Aug. C. Richmond, petition a 421, 422- 
granted a 429 

road-way : order, that the superintendent of streets he authorized to 
close to public travel the roadway from Foster St. to the new entrance 
to Chestnut Hill driveway, during the work of street construction now 
in progress, passed a 344 

sidewalks : ordered a SS, 123 

speedway : order that only light wagons and carriages passing in an 
easterly direction pass over or upon the southerly roadway between 
Cottage Farm bridge and Brighton ave., referred to committee on 
streets and sewers a S6-report, accepted, order passed a SS; communica- 
tion from the mayor, transmitting communication from the police de- 
partment relative "to use of speedway, and recommending an amendment 
to the order passed by the board regulating the use of the speedway so 
as to provide for closing it at each end during hours of 9 P.M. and 
8 A.M., referred to committee on rules and regulations a 962 



Commonwealth avenue and other streets. 

bay-window^s : Commonwealth Hotel Trust, refused a 234 

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Commonwealth Hotel Trust. 

excavating cellar of building, Commonwealth ave., refused a 234; bay- 
windows, Commonwealth ave. and other streets, refused a 234 

Commonwealth Park. 

flooding : communication from the mayor, transmitting communication 
from the superintendent of public grounds, relative to flooding park, 
sent down a 167-placed on file c 179 

gymnasium : order, that the superintendent of public grounds be re- 
quested, through the mayor, to report what steps, if any, have been 
taken towards the erection oi'the proposed gymnasium on park, referred 
to the mayor c 164 ; communication from the mayor, transmitting com- 
munication from the superintendent of public grounds relative to, 
placed on tile c 17S; order that the superintendent of public grounds, 
under the direction of the mayor, be authorized to put park in condition 
for use, and to erect a gymnasium upon the same, etc., referred to com- 
mittee on public grounds c 396; transfer of appropriations : see Thomas 
Park 

skating : order that the superintendent of public grounds, through the 
mayor, be requested to prepare and flood park for skating purposes, 
passed c 25 a 30 

Commonwealth vs. Peabody. (See Printing Department.") 
Compana, A. 

order that permission be granted to occupv North sq. for a bandconcert, 
passed a S14 

Compiano, Rosa. 

petition to be repaid tor a sewer in Bennington st. a 565-refused a 1033 

Compton street. 

sign : Aschcr Neyhus, petition a 341-granted a 539 

Compton and Emerald streets. 

restrictions in deeds of estate : report and order for removal of 
on petition of J. II. Filbourne (referred last year), accepted, passed 
a 206 c 2-13 

Conant street. 

building : Michael Kelley, petition to erect a 777-granted c S24aS}i, 
S32 

Concentration of Preight Business in South Boston. 

(See Legislative Matters.) 

Concord street, Charlestown. 

sewer : order that the superintendent of streets be requested to report 
what action, if any, has been taken towards extending sewer, referred 
to the mayor c 5S7 ; communication from the mayor transmitting com- 
munication from the superintendent of streets relative to placed on file 
C615 

tree: Martin J. Hannon, petition, removal a 472-granted a 567 

Conder & Campbell. 

p.tihon to plac. a box on bidding Cambridge st Brighton a 167 -granted 
a 334 

Condor street. 

building: James Robertson, petition to erect a 72S, 777 c S54 a 867- 
granted c 103S a 1059 

Condry, "William T., et ah. 

petition, sewer, Linnet St. a 564-granted a 769 

Congress street. 

buildings: New England Railroad Company, petition a 72S; New Eng- 
land Railroad Company, petition to erect a 749-granted c 1037 a '°S9'> 
L. G. Burnham, petition to erect a ioos-granted c 103S a 1059 
bulkhead : R. Worthington, petition a 280-granted a 2S7 
closing : Geo, A. Fuller Co., petition for a 902-granted a 911 
operating gates at crossing, IV. Y. &. IV. E. R.R. : report, 
recommending that communication from railroad commissioners be 
placed on file, accepted a 632 
sewer : ordered a 7S0 

Congress st. bridge. 

repairs : see Street Department 

Connecticut River Lumber Company. 

report and order to pay balance remaining from tax sale of estate, Wheat- 
land ave., accepted, passed a 209 c 211 

Connelly, Wm. A. 

petition, sign, Harvard st. and Harrison ave. a 341-granted a 539 

Conness, Edith P. 

petition to be paid for loss of fowls killed by dogs a 497-granted a 504 

Conness, John, et ah. 

petition that the city pay for injuries received by Martin Meehan a 28 



bay-windows, Dudley St., petition and order for hearing a 230-hearing 
a 251-granted a 2S8 



petitions, lamps Ellingwood St. a S6s-petition, sewer, Ellingwnod st. 
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Connolly, Rev. Arthur T., 

stable, Sunnyside St., petition and order for hearing a 943-hearing a 1004— 
granted a 1033 

Connolly, B. J. 

bay-windows, Dui 
a 251-granted a 

Connolly, C. J., et ah 

petitions, lamps '. 
a S65 

Connolly, D. T. 

sidewalk, cor. Mt. Plesant ave. and Forest st. a 447-granted a 452 

Connolly, Timothy L., Councilman, Ward 20. 

qualified : page I 

appointed : committee on building department, clerk of committees 
department, collecting department c 135; committee on Fellows. St. 
sewer c 165 

orders offered : Fellows St., macadamizing c 24; Northampton St., 
sewer c 42; Keed St., acceptance c 42; Harrison ave., crossing c 42 ; 
Fellows st., sewer c 42; removal of tree, Washington St., Roxbury 
c 134; improvement, EastLenox st. c 160; street improvements, ward 20 
C271; Fairbury St., condition c 312; Rand St., grading c 312; Harrison 
ave.. paving c 312; Marshlield St., electric light c 337; report on sewers 
c . 395'. water ing-t rough, ward 20 c 416; paving, Gerard St. c 416; obstruc- 
tions in streets c 43S; Harrison ave., line of cars c 442; working hours, 
street-cleaning division c 525; engine-house, ward 17, Harrison ave. 
c 590; hours in street-cleaning division, street departmentc 590; renam- 
ing Hunneman, Yeoman sis. and Norfolk ave. c 704; Hunneman St., 
improvements c Soi ; Hampden St., widening c 801 ; school-house, ward 
37 c S03; extension of Fellows St. playground c 959; catch-basins, 
Island, Thorudike, East Lenox, and Fellows sts. c 959; gas leakage 
c 97s 

remarks : Otis St., ordinance relative to closing street c 66; sewer, 
Fellows st. c 16S; improvement, East Lenox st. c 160; playground, 
North End c 221 ; number of deputy sealers increased c 267; street im- 
provements, Magazine and Fellows sts. c 271 ; death of Councilman 
Butler c 292; claims for taxes against estate c 322, 323; city contract labor 
c 366; statement of claims, etc., on estates to be given upon payment ot 
25 cents c 3C8; sewer outlet, South Boston c 392; obstructions in streets 
C 4.38; Fellows-st. playground c 466; report on Fellows-st. sewer c 467; 
Fourth of July celebration c 509; land, Windsor st. c 586; hours of night 
men in street-cleaning division C590; purchase, etc., of Massachusetts 
Historical Building C617 ; claim of John F. Shea c 671 ; loan order c 676, 
c 799, 800; school-house, ward 17, Roxbury c 803; lease of Old State 
House c 843; loan for sewer division c S49; loan order c 880; gas leak- 
age C975; gymnasium, South Boston c 996, 1047; ladder-house, Grove 
Hall 0997,998; revised ordinances c 1011,1012, 1041 

Connolly, Timothy L. 

stable, Randall St., petition and" order for hearing a 52-hearing a 139- 
granted a 287 

Connorton, Martin F , Councilman, Ward 4. 

qualified : page i 

appointed : historical landmarks, Charlestown c Si ; committee on 
finance, Mt. Hope cemetery, public buildings department.historic land- 
marks, Charlestown. June Seventeenth, Fourth of July c 135, 136; com. 
mittee on playground, ward 23 c 165; playground in Charlestown c 311 ; 
committee to attend funeral of ex-Governor Russell c 714 

orders offered : open-air concerts c 26; illuminated dials, Charlestown 
clock c 81 ; design of Charlestown bridge c 112; flag-statf, Charlestown 
Heights c 112; replacing of broken glass c 270; watering-trough; 
Charlestown c 270; snow and ice, sidewalks c 270; lights, Sewall 
court c 305; new street, ward 4, from Dorrance to Beacham sts. c 305; 
copies of bills before the legislature c 414 ; post-graduate course even- 
ing drawing school c 437, 43S; pay for contract work C43S; tinting of 
council chamber c 494; Beacham St., extension c 620; printing closing 
address of president on city document c 1057 

remarks : widening Tremont st. c 69; rules and orders c 77; rules and 
order, contingent expenses c 104-106; election of aldermen c 132, 133; 
election and nomination of aldermen c 155; city council proceedings 
c 160, 190, 191; playground, North End c 224; death of Councilman 
Butler c 292; receipts from liquor licenses c 306; sewer outlet, South 
Boston C392; copies of bills before the legislature c 414-415; sanitation 
and ventilation of school-houses c 439,459; loan bill c 649, 650, 799; 
death ot ex-Governor Russell 0713,714; fire department investigation 
c 796; lease of Old State House c S4 2, 930-934; loan for sewer division 
C84S: loan of $536,000 c SS5 ; gymnasium, South Boston c 995-997 ; re- 
vised ordinances c 1042; electric-light plant, Deer island c 1050; closing 
remarks, thanks to president c 1051 

Conry, Joseph A., Councilman, Ward 2. 

qualified : page i 

appointed: committee on joint rules and orders c 48; statue of Gen- 
eral Joseph Warren c 4S; legislation affecting the common council 
c Si; committee mi appropriations, finance, rules and orders, Warren 
statue, Fourth of July, legislation affecting the common council c 135- 
137; committee to attend funeral of Councilman Butler c 293; commit- 
tee on harbor improvements c 294; revision of taxes c 294 ; municipal 
ownership, gas and electric light c 311; committee on investigation of 
disaster at Marine l'ark, Far rag ut day c 6S0; committee to attend 
funeral of ex-Governor Russell c 714; committee to attend funeral of 
ex Mayor Henry L. Pierce c 1003 



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Conry, Joseph A., Councilman, continued. 

elected ) president of the common council for 1S96 c 15; resolution of 
thanks extended bv members c 1050-1057; closing address c 1057; man- 
agcr ot' C)U1 South Meeting House Association c 22 a 29 

ortlris offered: extension of Brigham *t. c 157; revision of salaries 
paid i" commissioners and employees c 525; action relative to testing 
constitutionality of act to provide for a metropolitan water supply c 525 ; 
revision of salaries c 640 

iciiiai'lts : election of president c 13, 14 ; opening address on election to 
presidency c 15; death of Councilman Butler c 292, 293; appointment of 
committees c 443; loan for school improvements c 515; removal of fire 
commissioner c 700; death of ex-Governor Russell c 714; closing" 
address c 1057 

Consolidated Cycling Clubs of Eastern Massachusetts, 
Bicycle Path in Park System. (See Park Depart- 
ment.) 

Constables. 

Ambrose H. Abbott et als., appointed a 371, 372-referred to committee on 
streets and sewers a 399; report, recommending that action be taken on 
said list with exception of name of George Henry Royce, and that 
action on his name be laid on table, accepted, confirmed; name of Geo. 
Henry Royce laid on table a 430, taken up, confirmed a 483 ; Robert 
Reed, appointed a 4iS-confirmed a*449; Charles A. Grover, appointed 
a 4iS-confirmed a 449; Joseph H. Blatt, appointed constable a4iS- 
confirmed a 449; bonds approved a 449; Solomon Brids, appointed a 397- 
confirmed 11423; James P. Keliher, appointed a 397-confirmed a 4-3; 
Thomas J. O'Neil, appointed a 397-confirmed a 423; Carlan A. Brown, 
Thomas F. Donnellon, John F. Harrigan, John H. Riley, appointed 
a 445-confirmed a 473; Lewis G. Grossman and Wm. H. Kenney, ap- 
pointed a 471-confirmed a 499; bonds approved a 474; John H. Banks, 
appointed a 496 confirmed a 53S; Daniel F. Breen et als., bonds ap- 
proved a 499; Samuel Kelly, appointed a 527-conrirmed a 566; bonds 
approved a 53S; Wm. L. Drohan and Richard A. Freil, 'appointed a 562- 
granted a5gS; John H. Banks et als., bonds approved a 567; Thomas 
J. Dury et a/., appointed a 594-confirmed a 626; Win. L. Drohan, 
Samuel Kelley, and Frederick S. Walker, bonds approved a 60S ; Charles 
F. T. Schwaar, appointed a 624-confirmed a 663; John F. Harrigan and 
Forrest K. Starr, bonds approved a 627; Thomas J. Durry et als., bond 
approved a 663 ; bond of Frederick L. Smith, approved a6S7; notice of 
resignation ot Michael J. Maloney a 727; bonds of Henry C. Shrieves 
and Herbert C. Davis, approved a 733; John J. Ryan, appointed a 727- 
confirmed a 750; bond of John J. Ryan, approved a 766; Abraham T. 
Siberstein, appointed a 774-confirmed a 786; bond approved a S06; 
John F.Clark, appointed a 7S4-confirmed a 806-bond approved a 833; 
bond of Moses P. Brown, approved a 868; Clarence B. Benedict ap- 
pointed a SS7-confirmed a 904-bond approved a 920; Nathan H. Abrams 
appointed a 949-confirmed a 950-bond as constable, approved a 951 ; 
Peter F. Hanley, bond approved a 943; Martin F. Cavanagh, appointed 
a 963-withdrawn a 9S4 ; bond of James F. McCarthy, approved 1029 

Consumptives' Home. (See Health Department ) 
Consumptives' Home, Quincy street. 

communication from the mayor relative to building to be errected on the 
grounds, discussed a 774, 775-relerred to committee on streets and 
sewers a 775. See also Quincy St., building', and health department; 
protest oi J. Homer Pierce et als., and petition for hearing relative to 
new building, referred to committee on streets and sewers a 904 

Contagious Diseases. (See Hospital Department.) 

Contingent Expenses (See Common Council, City Coun- 
cil, Aldermen, Board of ) 
committee : appointed a 8S c 135 

Contingent Fund. (See also Aldermen, Board of, Common 
Council and City Council.) 

Contracts. 

city contract labor: resolve that in the opinion of the common 
council, city contracts should be awarded only to such contractors as 
will agree to hire none but citizens, and shall further agree that nine 
hours shall constitute a day's work, and shall not pay less than $2 for 
such day's work, disscussed c 364-366, passed c 366 

contract work : order that the corporation counsel, through the mayor 
be requested to submit his opinion as to whether it would be legal for 
the city council to provide, by ordinance or otherwise, that no contracts 
shall be awarded by the city to any parties who are unwilling to agree 
to pay their employees at least $2 per day, referred to the mayor c 43S; 
communication from the mayor transmitting communication from 
corporation counsel relative to, placed on file c 507; resolve, that in the 
opinion of the board ot aldermen, city contracts should be awarded 
only to such contractors as will agree to hire none but citizens, and 
shall further agree that nine hours shall constitute a day's work, and 
shall pay not less than $2 for such day's work, discussed a 377, 37S- 
passed a 37S 

nine-hour day : see Legislative Matters 

Converse, Elisha S. 

stable, Scotia St., petition and order for hearing 
granted a 123 



a 31-hearing a 11S- 



Conway, Thomas. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries a 901-refused a 1005 c 100S 

Cook, T. D., & Co. 

petition, three arc lights, Avon pi. a 22S-granted a 234; petition, arc 
lights, Avon pi. a uS-refused a 234 

Coon, Howard. 

bay-window, Beacon st., petition and order for hearing a 538-hearing 
a 562-granted a 610 

Cooper street. 

bay-windows : Louis Segel, petition and order for hearing a 252— 
hearing a 279-granted a 573 

Cop, Nicholas D. 

petition to place box around tree, Sumner st. a 50-report, no action 
necessary a 57 

Copeland, Wm. A. 

sidewalk, Virginia St., petition a 447-granted a 452 

Coplan, B. 

petition, flags, Washington st. a 421-granted a 738 

Corbett, Joseph J. 

petition, use of Faneuil Hall a Sos-granted a S15 

Corcoran, John W., trustee. 

petition for release of a condition or restriction ina deed of estate, North- 
field st. a 203-granted c 323 a 343; petition to be paid balance from tax 
sale of estate, Northfield st. a 564-granted a 86S, S69 c 878 

Corey road, Brighton. 

improvements : order that the superintendent of streets be requested 
to report expense of laying out and grading from Washington to 
Warren St., referred to the mayor c 640 

layinjr out and grading: see Summer St., Brighton 

Corey street. 

bulkhead : James Moore heirs, petition to construct a 447-grauted 
*4S3 

Corey street, West Roxbury. 

iron pipe under sidewalk : F. J. Herthel, jr., petition a 764-granted 

a 770 
sewer: Dr. C. F. Moulton, petition a 530-ordered a 690 
sidewalk : F.J. Herthel, jr., petition a530-granted a 542; F. J. Herthel, 

jr., petition a 730-granted a 742 

Cornell street, West Roxbury. 

lamps : Mrs. Mary B. Hastings et als., petition a 902 

Cornetta, Florence. 

barber pole, Border st., petition a 72S-granted a 781 

Cornhill. 

showcase : J. W. Littlefield, petition a 421-refused a 539 

signs : Maynard & Duncan, petition a 139-granted a 174; W. F. Buck & 

Co., petition a£55-granted a 666 
transparency : John A. Ryan, petition a SS7-granted a S96 

Corson, Reuben. 

petition, license to run barges a 497-granted a 500 

Cortes, Isabella, and Yarmouth streets. 

macadamizing : order that the superintendent of streets, through the 
mayor, submit an estimate of the cost of reconstructing and macadam- 
izing, passed a 259; communication from the mayor transmitting com- 
munication from the superintendent of streets relative to, referred to 
committee on finance a 276 

Costello, Edward H., Councilman, Ward 22. 

qualified : page 1 

appointed : committee on appropriations, market department, police 
department, public buildings depaitment, Fourthof July c 135, 136; com- 
mittee on collection of ashes c 165; committee on grade crossings c 165 ; 
committee; on ward-room, ward 19 c 294; committee on Labor day cele- 
bration c 720 

orders offered: fire-engine, ward 22 c 79; engine-house, ward 19 
c 161; Vancouver St., improvement c 273; Wait St., widening c 679; 
extension of Calumet St., appropriation c 695 

remarks: playground, North End c 220, 221; land, Linden Park st. 
c 263; ladder-house, Grove Hall c 998 

Cottage place. 

laying out: order that the board of street commissioners be requested 
to report an estimate of the cost of laying out and constructing as a 
public way, passed a 91 1 



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Cottage-st. Bridge, East Boston. 

covering: order that the board of park commissioners be requested to 
provide a covering over tire centre of the bridge running from East 
Boston to Wood island, passed c 164-referred to committee on park 
department a i6S-report, accepted, order passed a 344; communication 
from the mayor transmitting communication from the park commis- 
sioners relative to, sent up c 455-placed on file a 472 

Cottage and Maverick streets. 

drinking-fountain : order that the water commissioner be requested 
to locate and maintain a drinking. fountain at corner, etc , referred to 
the mayor c 720 



Cotting, C. U., et ah. 

petition to locate cellar bottom, Beach St. a 529-granted a 610 

Cotting, Charles E., et ah, trustees. 

petition and order forbearing to project cornices, cor.Tremont and Beacon 
sts. a 85-hearing a 1 iS-discussed, referred to committee on streets and 
sewers a 142, 143-report, giving leave to withdraw, accepted a 150; peti- 
tion to construct area with coal-holes, LaGrange st. a 447-grantcd 
a 453; petition to construct areas, Boylston and I.aGrange sts. 3447- 
graiited a 453 

Cotting street, 

laying: out and construction : order that the committee on finance 
be requested to include in the next loan the sum of $90,000 for laving 
out and construction from Lowell to Nashua St., referred to committee 
on finance a 452 

County Accounts. (See Suffolk, County of.) 
committee : appointed a 36, S7 

Court street. 

illuminated sign: Geo. II. Denvir, petition a 919-granted a 923; 
communication from the mayor vetoing permit, veto sustained a 947 

lantern : Andreas Tomfohrdc, petition a 315-granted a 539 

sign: Lingley Law Bureau, petition a nS-granted a 234; Robert L. 
Meade, major, U.S.N., petition a 763-grantcd a 772; Gale & Kent, 
petition a 777-granled a 7S1 ; Sharaf & Snow, petition a 864-granted 
a 875; Walter G. Ware, petition to project a 950-granted a 955; com- 
munication from the mayor vetoing permit, veto sustained a 963, 964; 
Walter G. Ware, petition a 9S6-granted a 1007 

widening : order that the board of street commissioners be requested 
to report an estimate of the cost of widening between Sudbury and 
Bulrinch sts., passed c 560; communication trom the 'Street commis- 
sioners giving estimate of cost, referred to committee on finance c 671 

Courtney, Eugene J. 

order that permission be granted to ring bell in connection with his busi- 
ness, in the streets, referred to committee on streets and sewers a 739- 
report, giving leave to withdraw a 743 

Cove street. 

guy-post : C. Everett Clark & Co., petition to erect a 625-granted a 666 
sign : Joseph E. Doherty & Co., petition to project a 203-granted a 207 

Cowing and Swallow streets. 

lamps : F. H. Dodge et als, % petition a 16S 

Cowper street. 

crosswalk : order that the superintendent of streets, through the mayor, 
be requested to lay to Short St., sent up c S02 

laying out : order that the board of street commissioners be requested 
to report the cost of laying out street at a grade to admit its entrance to 
Byron St., over the Revere Beach & Lynn R.R., passed a 740 

Cowper and Wordsworth streets. 

electric light : James D. Moyes et als., petition a 902 
Coyle, James E., et als. 

petition for change of grade, Edwin St. a 902-refused a 1067 

Coyle, Jennie. 

petition to be paid for personal injuries a 919 

Cox, Harold. 

petition, license for minors a 472-granted a 477 

Cox, Robert, et al. 

petition, sidewalk, Broadway a 497-grantcd a 506 

Craddock, Annie. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries a 315-refused a 569 c 579 

Craig, Wm. C. 

petition that dead tree be removed and horse chestnut tree planted in its 
place a 529-granted a 567 

Craigie, Charles D. 

petition, catch-basin, Howe St. a 750-report, no action necessary a 7S8 

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Cram, D. Henry. 

petition to erect guy-posts with ropes, Boylston st. a 902-granted a 912 

Cranitch, John J. 

order to allow and pay $34 .91 for furnishing a placard and building a stand 
for the exhibition of the city of Boston prizes for Labor daycelebration, 
referred to committee on claims a 175-report, accepted, order rejected 
a 20S 

Crawford street. 

electric light : order that the superintendent of lamps be requested to 

place light opposite Elm Hill stable, referred to the mayor c 44 
hitcluiig-post in sidewalk : Augustus F. Arnold, petition to place 

a 342-g ranted a 347 
poles: New England Telegraph and Telephone Company, petition to 

erect a 3^2 
sidewalks : J. H. Kendall, granted a 403; John S. Boyd, petition a 655- 

granted a 667 

Crawford and Harold streets. 

poles : remonstrance of Margaret J. Grace against erection a SSS 
sidewalk : Julia A. Shea, petition a 565-granted a 577 

Creighton street. 

edgestones and sidewalk: E. G. Lynch, petition a 1005-granted 
a 1007 

grading : order that the superintendent of streets be requested to report 
an estimated expense of grading from Day to Centre st., passed a 347; 
communication from the mayor, transmitting communication from the 
superintendent of streets, giving estimate of cost, referred to committee 
on streets and sewers a 370 

guy-posts : ]. C. Coleman, petition to erect a 730-granted a 741 

sidewalk : Mary McLaughlin, petition a 919-granted a 922 ; John Cof- 
fey, Mary McLaughlin, Michael Dolan, Albert Fedel, petition a 942- 
granted a 944 

stable : S. T. Chipman, petition and order for hearing a 440-hearing 
a 52§-g ranted a 542 

Crescent Athletic Club. 

petition, license, sparring exhibition a 13 

Crescent avenue. 

building : Geo Goodfellow, petition to erect building a 372-granted 
c 40S a 423; Geo. Goodfellow, petition to erect a 72S-granted c 854 
aS6? 

stable : George Goodfellow, petition and order for hearing a 377-hearing 
a 420-granted a 506 

Crisafi, Antonio. 

petition, barber-poles, Commercial St. a 315-granted a 505 ; petition, bar- 
ber-poles, Commercial st. a 497-refused a 539 

Crocker, Annie B., et als. 

petition to construct passageway under Carver St. a 50-report, no action 
necessary, accepted a 260; petition, area, Boylston St. a 251-granted 
a 260; petition to construct area under sidewalk, Carver St. a 119- 
granted a 123; petition for extension of time in which to maintain tem- 
porary excavation, Boylston St. a 655-granted a 666; petition to lay con- 
duit, Carver st. a 830-hearing a S04-granted a 876 

Crocker, Carlton W. 

petition, sign, Lexington st., East Boston a 564-granted a 610 

Crocker, George U., Councilman, Ward 11. 

qualified: page i 

appointed : teller, second division c 17; committee on contingent ex- 
penses, finance, library department c 135, 136; committee on harbor 
improvements c 294; revision of taxes c 294; municipal ownership, gas 
and electric light c 311 

orders offered : employment of H. H. Atwood c 21 ; candidates, fire 
department c 164; taxation, special committee c 227; municipal lighting 
C270; portraits of city messengei and clerk of committees C409; pro- 
test against union station c 409; annual adjournment c 679; adjourn- 
mect for the summer c 703; unfitness of present fire commissioner for 
his duties e 720; printing of ordinances c 995 ; printing of closing pro 
ceedings c 1057 

remarks : employment of H. M. Atwood c 21 ; Otis St., ordinance rela- 
tive to closing street c 66, 67; city council proceedings c 15S, 160; loca- 
tion of ward-rooms c 181 ; printing proceedings of the city council c 1S9, 
191 ; taxation of personal property c 329; election of aldermen c 363; 
loa n for school improvements c 510; loan for sanitation of school- 
houses c 545; ward-room, ward u c 5S4 ; loan bill c 649, 673, 675; 
next meeting c 716; lean, street department, sewer division c 818, S23 ; 
lease of Old State Ifouse c 931, 932, 1011, 1019; loan for construction 
of Commonwealth ave. c 992 ; loan for new light-draft tire-boat c 993; 
revised ordinances c 994 

Crocker, Wm. B., et als. 

petition, street lamp, Clifford st. a 971 

Crooker, Sibyl M. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries a 229-refused a 500 c 507 



CROSBY 



DALE 



Crosby, Robert D. 

appointed railroad police officer a 567 
Cross, Joseph A. 

Stable, Rockdale st., petition and order for hearing a 608-hearing a 6S3- 
gr&nted .1 689 

Cross street. 

Sign: L. A. Nathanson, petition a Soj-granted a S15; H. Ginsburg, 
petition a 887-gTanted a S96; Julius Rosen, petition a SS7-granted a 
S96 

Cross, Fulton, and Barrett streets. 

basement at grade 8 : estate of Thomas E. Proctor, petition to exca- 
vate a -S^-granted a S33 

Cross-st. School-house. (See School Department.) 
Crowley, Ellen. 

petition, compensation for damages to clothing on one of the boats of East 
Boston ferries a 7S5 

Crowley, Jeremiah J. 

appointed deputy sealer of weights and measures a 251-confirmed a 316, 
3'7 

Crowther & Kaufman. 

petition to construct area in sidewalk, Warren and Maywood sts. a 805- 
granted aSi2; petition to construct areas, Maywood St. a 950-granted 
a°SS 

Crozier, Annie B. 

stable, Paul Gore St., petition and order for hearing a 732-hearing a 762, 
763-re fused a S92 

Cudahy Packing Company. 

petition to attach swinging crane to building on John st. a 625-granted 
a 629 

Cudworth School-house, East Boston. (See School De- 
partment. ) 

Cuffin, Arthur E. 

petition to be paid $150 for the use of land on Tremont St., Brighton, by 
the street department a 16S 

Cullis Consumptives' Home. (See Health Department.) 

Culvert street. 

building : Whittier Machine Co., petition to erect a 1027-granted c 1037 
a 1059 

glitters and sidewalks : order that the committee on street depart- 
ment look into the advisability of paving gutters and putting sidewalks 
in condition for travel, referred to committee on street department 
0526 

Cummings & Morehouse. 

sidewalk, Algonquin and Harvard sts., petition a 497-granted a 506 

Cunard and Walpole streets. 

coal-chutes : Wolf Goldburg, petition a 964-granted a q6q 

Cune, Charles F. 

application for slaughter-house license, granted a 424 

Cunningham, Frederick, trustee. 

petition, compensation for damages to estate, Talbot ave., by change of 
grade a 625 

Cunningham, Henry V. 

appointed overseers of the poor a 4iS-confirmed a 448 

Cunningham, Thomas F. 

petition, compensation for injuries to horse a S87~refused a 1006 c 100S 

Cunningham street. 

sidewalk: Francis P. Murphy, petition a 497-granted a 506 
Currie, Isabella S., et als. 

petition, lamps, New Amherst St. a 950 

Currier, J. M. 

petition to lay iron pipe, Purchase'st. a 9S6-granted a 987, 98S; order that 
order requiring bond to lay iron pipe be rescinded, passed a 1066 

Curtis, Charles F. 

petition, sewer, Centre St., West Roxbury a 139; petition to be paid for 
loss of fowls a 764-granted a 905 

Curtis Hall. (See Public Buildings Department.) 



Curtis, Mrs. Jessie. 

petition, compensation for damages to estate, Evergreen St., by blasting 
a 729-re fused a S6S c 87S 

Curtis, Louis. 

petition for revocation of permit to the Edison Electric Illuminating Co. 
for sign, Washington st. a 29 

Curtis, William, Son. 

petition to erect building, Eustis st. a 529-granted c 550 a 566 

Curtis and Pope streets. 

sewer : Joseph Olsen et als., petition a 902 

Curtis and Saratoga streets. 

crosswalk: order that the superintendent of streets, through the 
mayor, be requested to cause crosswalk to be laid, referred to the 
mayor c 495 

Cushing, Joseph W., trustee. 

remonstrance against granting permit to Charles Grosse to erect stable 
Lonsdale st. a 565-report, no action necessary a 576 

Cushing avenue. 

poles: fire commissioners, petition to erect a 865-order for hearing 

a S75-hearing a SS7-granted a 893 
sidewalks: Louis J. Walters, petition a 786-granted a 788 
stable: Timothy J. O'Brien, petition and order for hearing a 566-hear- 

ing, given leave to withdraw a 654 

Cushman avenue, Ward 8. 

sanitary condition : order that the committee on health be requested 
to investigate the sanitary condition, referred to committee on health de- 
partment c 592-report, no action necessary, accepted c 694 

Cushman School. (See School Department.) 
Cypress road. 

stable : N. H. Beer, petition and order for hearing a 141-hearing, given 
leave to withdraw a 228; N. H. Beer, petition and order for hearing 
a 169-hearing a 251-granted a 259 

D street. 

building: Johnson & Co., petition to erect a 315-granted c 40S a 423 ; 
Johnson & Co., petition to erect a 446-granted c 491 a 499 

electric light : order that the board of aldermen instruct the superin- 
tendent of lamps to locate, sent up c 309-ruled out a 315; Johnson & Co., 
petition a 805 

nuisance: order that the board of health, through the mayor, he requested 
to investigate the nuisance existing during rain-storms between Ninth 
St. and the New York, New Haven, & Hartford Railroad bridge, and 
report with such recommendations as may be necessary to abate such 
nuisance, passed c 45-referred to committee on health department a 51- 
report, no action necessary, accepted, order rejected a 450-assigned c 455 ; 
order that a special committee be appoiuted to consider the question of 
abating the nuisance between Ninth St. and the New York, New 
Haven, & Hartford Railroad, and to report as to whether or not the relo- 
cation of the tracks of said railroad at this point would not be of 
material advantage in removingthe nuisance, etc., laid over c 161-taken 
up, passed c igS-committee appointed c 294.; order that a special com- 
mittee on nuisance be authorized to investigate the subject, and report 
within four weeks from the date of appointment of said committee, re- 
ferred to special committee c 325-report with order in new draft, 
accepted, order passed c 415; order that the committee on health depart- 
ment be requested to investigate the nuisance now existing between 
Ninth St. and the New York, New Haven, & Hartford Railroad Com- 
pany tracks, and report as soon as possible, discussed c 465, 466- referred 
to committee on health department c 466-report, no action necessary, 
accepted c 492-report of special committee, accepted c 1039 

electric light: order for, between Dorchester ave. and the railroad, 
passed a 966 

paving : order that the committee on finance be requested to provide in 
the first loan order the sum of $3,000 for paving from Eighth st. to the 
New York, New Haven, & Hartford Railroad bridge, referred to com- 
mittee on appropriations c 45 

sewer: order for construction between First and Second sts., passed 
a 611 

Stable : Johnson & Co., petition and order for hearing a 317-hearing 
a 397-granted a 404 

Dacey, Francis J. 

petition, compensation for damages to wagon a 729-refused a 907 c 92S 

Dacey, John M. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries a 497 

Dakota street. 

stable: Daniel J. Lynch, petition and order for hearing a 904-hearing 
a 949-granted a 987 

Dale street. 

bay-windows : John J. Carroll, petition and order for hearing a 473- 
hearing a 496-granted a 505 



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DENNIS 



Dale street, continued. 

poles : New England Telephone & Telegraph Co., petition to erect and 

remove a c;S6-order for hearing a gSy-hearing a 1027-granted a 1034, 

1035 
sidewalk : Charles H.W. Wood, refused a42S; Samuel H. L'Heureux, 

refused a 428 

Daley, Mary. 

stable, Blue Hill ave., petition and order for hearing a 889-hearing a 918 

Daley, Mary A. 

petition for hearing on claim for personal injuries a 421-refused a 609 
c6is 

Dalmatia street. 

guy-rope : II. P. Nawn, petition to stretch a oSo-granted a 98S 
sidewalk : Mrs. M. F. Reardon, petition a 625-granted a 633; John 
Kiley, petition a 765-granted a 771 

Daloz, L. H. 

petition to remove driveways, Mt. Vernon St., Dorchester a 764 

Dalton-Ingersoll Co. 

petition to project a frame for blue prints, High st. a 564-grantcd a 73S 

Daly, M. P. 

bay-windows, Columbus ave. and Rougemont pi., petition and order 
for hearing a 77S-hearing a 7Ss-granted a 78S, 7S9 

Dame, Stoddard, & Kendall. 

petition, sign, Washington st. a S3-refused a 234 

Damon, Alex. 

petition, trimming tree, White St., E. B. a 447-granted a 567 

Dana street. 

side walk : Geo. W. Soren, refused a 429 

Danforth street. 

sewer: Robert VV. Whitcacre, petition a 342-ordered a 4S3; petition, 
abatement of assessment a io2S-referred to street commissioner a 1032 

Daniel, M. 

petition, flag, Washington st. a So5~granted a S15 

Daniell, George S. 

petition, sewer, Audubon road a 530-report, no action necessary, accepted 
a7S8 

Danube street. 

edgestoneg and sidewalk : granted 8429 
guy-rope : J. Varnerin, petition a 778-granted a 780 
side-walk : John Kelley, petition a 765-granted a 772; P. V. McCarthy, 
petition a 903-granted a 913 

Dartmouth street. 

asphalting: order that the committee on finance be requested to pro- 
vide in the next loan bill the sum of $12,000 for asphalting from New- 
bury to Beacon St., referred to committee on finance c 26S 

barker-pole : Jack Goeppner, petition a 203-refused a 208 

bay-window : Henry K. Merrill, petition and order for hearing a 206- 
hearing a 22S-granted a 234 

druggist's mortar : Edgar Lewis Drug Co., petition a 864-887-granted 
a 896 

guy-posts : McNeil Bros., petition to erect a 447-granted a 453 

Daughters of the American Revolution. 

petition, use of Faneuil Hall a 529-granted a 541 
Davenport, Samuel N., assignee. 

petition, sewer, Cambridge St., Brighton a 398-granted a 429 

Davis, B. F. 

petition to be paid for property destroyed on Marcella St. by blasting 
a 472-rcTused a 6S7 c 692; petition, compensation for damages to estate, 
Marcella st. a 729 

Davis, C. E. 

petition to erect iron post with clock, in sidewalk, Park sq. a 764-grantcd 
a 771; communication from the mayor vetoing permit, veto sustained 
a 775 

Davis, Mrs. Fanny. 

petition, sign, Main st. a 564-granted a 73S 

Davis, George H. 

petition to be paid for loss of fowls a 964-granted a 967 

Davis, Mrs. Mary A. 



petition for trimming of trees, II st. a 763, 764-granted a 806 



Davis, W. F., et al. 

petition, lamp, N st. a 865 

Davis street. 

sign : M. Colton, petition a 901-granted a 915 

Davison, Archibald T. 

preamble and order for hearing on order to take land at junction of 
Bloomfield and Greenbrier sts. for sewer purposes, accepted, passed 
a 348-hearing a 420-report, with order, accepted, passed a 430 

Davison, George W. W. 

stable, Dix st., petition and order for hearing a 377-hearing a 420 

Day street. 

playground : see Ward 22 

Dean, Maria F. 

sidewalk, Leyland St., petition a 530-granted a 542 

Dean street. 

edgestones and sidewalk: M. A. Kenney, petition a 903-granted 

« 9> 3 
sidewalk : Jacob Hauser, petition a SSS-granted a S92 

Dearborn, Charles E. 

stable, Brighton ave., petition and order for hearing a 252-hearing a 341- 
granted a 381 

Dearborn school. 

sanitary condition : see School Department 

Death of Governor Greenhalge. (See Greenhalge, Fred- 
eric T. , Governor.) 

DeBlois, F. B. 

petition to maintain stand on sidewalk, cor. of Old Court House a 919 

Dedham street. 

paving; : order that the superintendent of streets, through the mayor, be 
requested to prepare an estimate of the cost of paving from Shawmut 
ave. to Tremont St., and report same, referred to the mayor c 161; 
communication from the mayor transmitting communication from the 
superintendent of streets, placed on file c 210; order that the committee 
on finance be requested to provide in the next loan bill the sum of 
$8,000 for paving from Tremont st. to Shawmut ave., referred to com- 
mittee on finance c 387 

Dedication of Farragut Statue, Anniversary of. (See 

Farragut Statue, Dedication, Anniversary.) 
Deer Island. 

electric-light plant : see Institutions Department 

Degen, John A., & S. V. 

petition, sidewalk, Falcon st. a 39S-granted a 403 

Delaney, Annie J. 

petition for hearing on claim for damages a 472-refused a 990 c 991 

DeLue & Hardy. 

petition, sign, Province st. a 471-granted a 477 

Demain, W. C, & Son. 

petition, sign, Franklin st. a 39S-granted a 505 

Demling, Martin. 

stable, Hammond and Cornell sts., petition and order for hearing a 867- 
hearing, given leave to withdraw a 901 

Denehy, Patrick. 

petition, trimming tree, Mt. Vernon St. a 1005 

Denison, Ansel T., et als. 

petition that lamp, Pearl st., Dorchester, be replaced a S65 

Dennis, A. E., Coal Company. 

petition to erect building, Cambridge St., Brighton a 763-granted c 1037 
a 1059 

Dennis, Charles W., Councilman, Ward 23. 

qualified : page 1 

appoiivted : committee on overseeing of the poor department, street 
department c 136; committee on playground, ward 23 c 165; committee 
on Greenhalge eulogy c 367; committee on Minot-st. nuisance c 495 

orders offered: electric lights, ward 23 c 43; branch library and kin- 
dergarten at Highland station c 43 ; iron fence, Shaw school-house c 79; 
playground, ward 23 c 10S; Temple St., West Roxbury, improvement 
c 164; Hastings St., West Roxbury, sidewalks c 312; engine-house, 
ward 23 c 336; engine-house, Mt. Vernon St., West Roxbury c 436; cou- 



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DOCUMENTS 



Dennis, Charles W., continued. 

dition of Park St., West Roxbury c 469; Park-st. extension c 49,5; fire- 
alarm boxes C Sj;; 

remarks 1 playground, ward 23 c 133; loan for sanitation of school - 
houses CC46; sanitation of scoool-houses c 554, 55s; loan order c 676, 677; 
lease of OKI State Mouse c 931 

Dennis, W. S. 

petition to be paid for the loss of fowls killed by dogs a 430-granted 
a 733 
Dennis street. 

flag-staff: Augustus T. Sweat, petition a 564- granted a 780 
sidewalk: Charles Buttrick, petition a 447-granted a 452 ; John Nathan, 
petition a 764 

Denon, P. M. 

petition to project sign, Dover st. a 3oS-granted a 402 

Denvir, Geo. H. 

petition, illuminated sign, Court st. a 919- granted a 923; communication 
from the mayor vetoing permit, veto sustained a 947 

Department Office Hours. (See Heads of Departments.) 

Departments, Heads of. (See Heads of Departments.) 

Desautelle, Fred H. 

petition for hearing on claim for damages, personal injuries a 446-refused 
a 990 c 991 

De Silva, F. 

petition, sign, Province st. a 964-granted a 967; communication from the 
mayor vetoing order, veto sustained a 970; petition, sign, Province St. 
a 9S6-granted a 1007 

Desmond, Timothy. 

petition to trim tree, Cedar St., Dorchester a 7S5 

Deutschman, Jennie. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries a 655 

Devens, Clifford. 

sewer, Beech St., Roxbury (petition referred last year), granted a 3S0 

Dever, John F. 

elected clerk of committees a 9 c 17, iS 

Devine, J. A, 

petition, sign, Blue Hill ave. a 901-granted a 971; communication from 
the mayor vetoing permit, veto sustained a 9S3 

Devine, John. 

petition that coasting be allowed on Boylston terrace a 50 

Devine, John, & Co. 

petition, lantern, Eustis St. a 2S0 

De Vito, Fred. 

petition to maintain bootblack stand, Maverick sq. a 942-report, no action 
necessary a 96S 

Devitt, William L. 

petition for reimbursement of amount of judgment recovered against him 
as police officer a S3-refused a 231 c 262; petition to be refunded judg- 
ment and costs in suit brought against him as a police officer a 22S- 
granted a 253 c 264 

Devon street 

lamps : James W. Kelley et als., petition a 497; A. C. Chisholm et a!., 
petition a 777 

Devonshire and other streets. 

underground conduits, pipes, and tubes: Boston Pneumatic 
Transit Co., petition to lay a 683-order for hearing a 6S9-hearing a 72S- 
granted a 787, 7SS; communication from the mayor vetoing permit, re- 
ferred to committee on streets and sewers a 82S, 829; preamble and re- 
solution relative to digging up streets, passed c 801,802; petition of 
Boston Pneumatic Transit Co. for leave to lay underground conduits; 
order granting permission, passed a 956 

Devonshire and Federal streets. 

standing of teams on streets : Master Builders' Association, 
petition for a suspension of the standing regulations so as to allow 
teams to stand on streets a 29 

Devoto, Joseph, et als. 

petition that sewers connected with estates, Unity st. and Webster ave., 
be put in order a 625-granted a 922 



Dewar, H. D. 

petition, sign, Columbus ave. a 228-granted a 234; communication from 
the mayor vetoing permit, veto sustained a 250; petition, sign, Colum- 
bus ave. a 280-granted a 288 

Dewey street. 

edgestones and sidewalks: Malachi O'Brien, petition a 1005- 

granted a 1007 
sidewalk: Norman Call, petition a 764-granted a 771; Elizabeth F. 

Shaw, petition a 7S6-granted a 7SS ; James Devine et als., petition a S65- 

granted aS76; Richard J. Hennessey, petition a 865-granted a 876; c. 

J. Portunato et als., petition a S65-granted a S76 

Dewey and Danube streets. 

sidewalk : James J. McCarthy, petition a 251-granted a 380 

Dexter, Gordon, et als. 

report, no action necessary on petition (referred last year) in favor of 
granting location of tracks on Commonwealth ave., from Cottage Farm 
to junction ot Commonwealth and Brighton aves., accepted a 632 

Dexter street. 

trees : report on the petition of Joseph H. Clough for trimming of trees, 
granting leave to trim at owner's expense, accepted a 14! ; Thomas E, 
Gibson, petition for trimming a 6S3; order to trim trees in front of No. 
7, passed a 6S9 

Digging of Streets, Watering Surface after. (See Street 
Department). 

Dillon, Francis H. 

bay-windows, Sprague St., petition and order for hearing a 567-hearing 
a 595-granted a 610 

Dillon, Francis H., et als. 

petition, lamps, Sprague St. a S65 

Di Mento, Salvator. 

barber-poles, Atlantic ave., petition a 72S-granted a 738 

Dimock street. 

elosing : order to close to public travel during construction of catch- 
basins, passed a 966 

Dinan and Campbell, 

petition, lantern, Whitmore st. a S30-granted a S33 

D'lorio, M. 

petition, barber-poles, Commercial st. a 7Ss-granted a 78S 

Disposition of Offal. 

garbage : order that a special committee be appointed to consider the 
subject of disposing of city offal, to give immediate attention and 
inquire into the most improved method of disposing of offal, in a 
sanitary and economical manner and report at the earliest possible day, 
and that the superintendent ot streets render such assistance to said 
committee as may be necessary, etc., referred to the committee on 
streets and sewers a 121-report, accepted, order passed a 123; com- 
mittee appointed a 123 c 12S-136; committee appointed c 294-report, 
accepted, further time granted c 443 

removal of offal building : see Gibson st. 

Distinguished Visitors. 

order that a special committee be appointed to complete arrangements for 
a public reception to be tendered to the victorious Boston athletes on 
their arrival home from Greece, passed c 40S a 422-committee appointed 
a 422 c 495; order that expenses incurred in the entertainment of the 
members of the Lowell City Government be charged to appropriation 
for city council, incidental expenses, passed a S14 c 817 

Ditson, George L., estate. 

petition to place lantern, Tremont st. a 421-granted a 506; communication 
from the mayor vetoing permit, veto sustained a 562 

Ditson street. 

sidewalk : Win. H. Morrison, petition a 6S3-granted a 690; Thomas 
R. Emery, petition a 683-granted a 690 

Ditson street, cor. Leroy street. 

sidewalk : W. L. Libbey, petition a 765-granted a 771 

Dix, Frederick R. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries a 229-refused a 664 c 671 

Dix street. 

stable: George W. W. Davison, petition and order for hearing a 377- 
hearing a 420 

Documents, Printing of. 

order that the heads of departments, especially the board of election com- 
I missioners, be requested, through the mayor, to provide such amounts 



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DONOVAN 



Documents, Printing of, continued. 

of any documents or other matter printed by them, as to provide a 
reasonable number for each member of the City Council, and to furnish 
same upon application without the intervention of any political com- 
inittee, assigned c 940-taken up, discussed c 9S1, 982-referred to the 
mayor c 9S2 

Dodge, F. H., ct ah. 

petition, lamps, Cowing- and Swallow sts. a 168 

Dodge, George B. 

petition, lantern, Washington st. a 1 18-refnsed a 345 

Dodge, James H. 

appointed city auditor a 250-confirmed a 316 

Doggett, Mary C. 

petition to place hitching.ring in sidewalk, Broadway a 830-granted a 835 

Doherty, Edward. 

bay-window, Franklin St., Charlestown, petition and order for hearing 
a 951-hearing a 964-granted a 967 

Doherty, Edward J. 

petition to maintain wagon-stand, City sq., Charlestown a 29-granted 
a 36; communication from the mayor vetoing order, veto sustained 
a S2 

Doherty, James A. 

petition, transparency, Fleet St. a ySj-granted a 7^S 

Doherty, James A., Councilman, "Ward 6. 

qualified : page I 

appointed : committee on finance, public lands, rules and orders, 
Fourth of July, judiciary c 135-137; sanitary condition of wards 6 and 
S c 311; statues of famous soldiers c 312; committee on Robinson 
eulogy c 367; committee on new horse mart c 495 

orders offered: unfinished business c 20; Garden-court St., paving 
c 134; resolution of sympathy for Councilman Shannon c 161 ; statue to 
General Hooker c 165; statues to famous soldiers c 165; band concert, 
North Knd c 367; nuisance, North End park c 367; removal of Cass 
statue to North End park c 367; watering-trough, Causeway St. and 
Charles-river bridge c 367; appropriation transfer. North End park 
C 567; Garden court St., paving c 396; salutes on Patriots' day c 396; 
public landings, North End park, Sargent's wharf c 416; salt-water 
service c 416; branch library, North End c 443; extra pay for street 
department employees who are obliged to work Saturday afternoons 
C443; O'Reilly statue dedication c 5S7 ; sand-pit, North End c 5S7 ; 
more time for committee on new horse mart c 5S7 ; improvement of 
Faneuil Hall market C5S7; improvements, Hull st. c 680; increasing 
salary of city messenger c 705 ; time to register C705; asphalting, Wiget 
st. c 961 

remarks: playground, North End c 153, 1S3, 226; horse mart c 441; 
loan bill c 647, 649, 651, 652 

Doherty, Joseph E., & Co. 

petition to project sign, Cove st. a 203-granted a 207 

Doherty, Owen. 

petition, compensation for injuries to horse a 16S 

Doherty, Owen. 

petition to be refunded amount paid for sewer, Endicott st. a 777 

Donald, Rev. E. 'Winchester, D.D. 

resolution extending thanks of city council for services as chaplain at 
Faneuil Hall, July Fourth, passed a 689 c 692 

Donlan, John F., administrator. 

petition to be paid balance remaining from tax sale of estate, Orange 
court a 655-granted a 1006 c ( 100S 

Donlan, Michael. 

petition to be paid $200 for land taken for sewer purposes, Franklin pi. 
a 902 

Donnelly, Edward C. 

petition, signs, Knapp st. a 39S-granled a 539 

Donnelly, Fred L., et als. 

preamble and order for hearing on order to take land for sewer purposes, 
liinney St., accepted, passed a 430-hearing a 496-report, accepted, order 
passed a 506 

Donnelly, James F. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries c 407 

Donovan, Bessie. 

petition for settlement of claim fur damages to estate, Terrace st., on 



account of Stony brook a 942 



Donovan, James. 

appointed superintendent of lamps a 784-confirmed a 806 

Donovan, John P. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries a 28 

Donovan, Patrick F. 

stable, Terrace St., petition and order for hearing a 943-hearing a 1004- 
granted a 1007; petition to erect building, Terrace St. c 1036-granted 
c 103S a 1060 

Donovan, Thomas F., Councilman, Ward 15. 

qualified : page i 

appointed : committee on city clerk department, ordinances and law 
department, new bridge to Everett c 135, 136; committee on marsh 
lands, ward 15 c 294; playground, ward 15 c 312 

orders offered: repaving Andrew sq. c Si ; Bellflower St., construc- 
tion of c 134; cars to Franklin park from South Boston c 200; Dorches- 
ter St., tracks c 200; precincts of ward 16 c 200; playground, ward 15 
C200; free transfers c 395; extension of Preble st. c 395; public clock, 
Andrew sq. c 443; Moseley ave. district, sanitary condition c 443; Ley- 
land St., improvement c 590; accommodation for scholars, Edward Ev- 
erett School c 802; Andrew sq., paving c 845, S82; lamps, Buttonwood 
and Locust sts. and Moseley ave. c 845; extension of Orchard pi. CSS2; 
signal-man at Dorchester ave., grade crossing c 1010; skating, Dor- 
chester ave., Washington ave., Locust and Kemp sts. c 1010 

remarks: free transfers c 395; accommodations for scholars, Edward 
Everett School c 802 

Donovan, William Francis, Alderman. 

qualified : page 1 

appointed : historic locations in Charlestown a 30; committee on pav- 
ing division, sewer division, bridge division, sanitary division, street- 
cleaning division, state aid, appropriations a 36; committee on county 
accounts, Faneuil Hall, etc., markets a 36; committee on state aid a 55; 
committee on county accounts, Faneuil Hall, etc., markets, streets and 
sewers, bridge division, paving division, sanitary division, sewer divi- 
sion, street-cleaning division, state aid, appropriations, assessing de- 
partment, finance, health department, library department, market 
department, printing department, sealing of weights and measures 
department, Fourth of luly, Seventeenth ot June a 87, 8S, committee on 
statues of famous soldiers a 2S1 ; committee on Patriots' Day a 2S1 ; 
committee to attend funeral of ex-Governor Russell a 711 

orders offered : rules and orders of city council a 9; speeding horses, 
Chelsea St., Charlestown a 32; law officers not to do other business 
a 86, S7 ; iegal expenses of transit commission a 87; mayor to urge 
harbor improvement a 87; legal services, payment of a 146; repayment 
of money to city treasurer by Thomas M. Babson a 146; electric light, 
North St. a 207; electric light, Harris st. a 207; sewer, Endicott st. 
a 233; renumbering Cambridge st. a 233; height of Tremont building 
a 236; Consumptives' Home, evidence of committee to be printed 
a 252; salaries of fire chiefs a 379; April 19 (Patriots' day) celebra- 
tion a 379; ward-room, ward 8 a 425; Cotting St., laying out a 452; 
trimming trees, East F'ifth St. and Monument ave.a4S2; report on pub- 
lic baths a 504; lease of the subway a 541 ; right to control hospitals a 
541; band concert, North sq. a 574; sanitation of school-houses, etc., 
loan a 6j 1 ; Fourth of July exercises, resolutions of thanks extended to 
orator, chaplain, reader of Declaration of Independence, and singer 
a 6SS, 6Sg; sewer, South Russell st. a 766; loan of $25,000 for street de- 
partment, sewer division a S14; payment for entertaining Lowell City 
government a 814; band concert, North sq. a S14; loan for Canal-st. 
seweraS73; payment to Miles McDonough aS74; payment to fireman's 
widow a S74 ; use of ward-rooms, Nov. 2 aSg6; removal of sideboards 
on carts of sanitary division a 916; lease, boat landing, Commercial 
wharf a 953; use of ward-room, Ward 6 a 966; closing of city hall during 
funeral of ex. Mayor Henry L. Pierce a 1002; unfinished business 
a 1070 

remarks: harbor improvements a S7; disposition of offal a 121; pay- 
ment for legal services a 144-14S; use of telephone wire a 149; discus- 
sion on a paper a 231, 232; amount paid to Thomas M. Babson of the 
law department a 23S, 239; death of Frederic T. Greenhalge a 243; 
appointment of new deputy sealers a 283; municipal ownership of 
street railways a 343; confirmation, city solicitor a 474, 475; protest 
against state interference a 480, 4S1 ; free public baths a 570-572; report 
of committee on health on Consumptives' Home a 575, 576, 600-602, 606, 
626, 629, 726, 745; ward-room, ward n a 630; death of ex-Governor 
William E. Russell a 710; Consumptives' Home, Quincy st. a 752, 1033, 
1064; rifie-range site a S08, 914; South End branch of the public library 
aS^i; loan tor sewer connections a S39, S74 ; loan lor sewer connections, 
Charlestown a S72, S73; hearings on Consumptives' Home a S94 ; grade 
of Tenean st.aS95; removal of side boards on carls a 916; pipe line 
system a 921 ; report on rifle-range Bite called for a 946; smoking cars, 
West End St. Railway Co. a 952 ; use of ward room, ward 6 a 966, 967; 
revised ordinances a 972; death of Henry L. Pierce a 1002; closing 
proceedings a 1071 

Donovan, William Joseph, Alderman. 

qualified : page 1 

appointed: ivec transfers, equalization and reduction of fares on 
street railwaya a 12; committee on ferry division, inspection of prisons, 
appropriations a 36; committee on licenses, chairman of committee 011 
streets and sewers a 36; committee on licenses, chairman committee 
on streets and sewers, ferry division, inspection of provisions, street 
railways, appropriations, auditing department, building department, 
city messenger department, claims, contingent expenses, election 
department, engineering department, fire department, inspection of" 



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DONOVAN 



DORCHESTER 



Donovan, William Joseph, Alderman, continued. 

vessels and ballast department, institutions department, overseeing of 
the poor depai tment, public buildings department, Fourth of July, new 
bridge to Everett a S7, SS ; committee on celebration of Labor day a 176; 
committee on municipal street railways a 34S; committee on unclaimed 
baggage a 971 
orilt'is Offered : rules and orders of board of aldermen a io; removal 
tree, Border st, a. \i\ Lewis St., widening a 57; Orient Heights Asso- 
ciation papers a 57; lamp, East Boston a 57; new ferry landing a 57 ; 
gas plant, East Boston a 57; plank-walk, Ford st. a S6; electric 
lights, East Boston a S6; Lewis St., widening a S6; Bennington 
and Walley sts., grading and constructing a 122; wooden addition, 
ward 2 a 122; use of old library building a 14S; portion of Frank- 
lin fund to be distributed among trades unions a 151 ; iron fence, 
Maverick and Central sqs. a 151; ferry cars a 174; reduction in 
number of cars a 175; sidewalks, Union Park st. and Ashland and 
Poplar sts. a 176; sewer orders, E and Northampton sts. a 207; electric 
lights, East Boston a 207; wharf, East Boston a 207; salaried employees 
not to attend conventions, etc. a 235 ; electric lights, Meridian-st. bridge 
a 235; ventilation of City Hall a 25S; suspended park employees a 25S; 
bridge to Chelsea from Orient Heights a 25S; Orleans St., improvement 
a25S; all-night car for East Boston a 258; sidewalk assessment, May- 
wood st. a 2S6; roadway, Belliiower st. a 2S6; sidewalk, Bellflower St. 
a2S6; macadamizing, Orleans St. a 319: investigation of ferry systems 
in other cities a 319; hearings, on new ferry landing a 319; Fellows St., 
macadamizing a 344; lighting City Hall stairways a 351 ; trimming tree, 
Bremen add Porter sts. a 379; replacing gas lamp, Falcon and Meri- 
dian sts. a 379; power of board of aldermen over street railways a 379; 
Ancient Order of Hibernians' parade a 379; closing streets during 
parade of Ancient Order of Hibernians a 405; permits for street open- 
ings a 425 ; repairing Sumner st. a 425 ; abatement of nuisance, Ashley 
ave., Bennington and Breed sts. a 426; officers at ferries a 426; Or- 
leans St., crosswalk a 452; ierry at Meridian-st. bridge a 504; nuisance 
on East Boston flats a 504; shade trees, Chelsea St. a 504; trimming- 
trees, White st. a 540; planting trees, Chelsea St. a 540; plans to consol- 
idate ferries a 543; report on new ferry landing a 343 ; electric lights. 
East Boston a 574; entertainment, East Boston a 611 ; pay for injured 
firemen a 612; Meridian-st. bridge, transfer a 612 ; Byron St., macadam- 
izing a 612; electric light, cor. Lewis and Sumner sts, a 612; re- 
surfacing Wordsworth st. a 612; prohibition of dumping. East Boston 
flats a 629; trimming tree, Dexter si. a 6S9; pay for city emplovees 
before vacations a 6S9; nuisance, Moore st. a 689; flags to be displayed at 
half-mast until after the funeral of ex-Governor Russell a 711 ; Cowper 
st., laying-out a 740; resurfacing Webster and Prescott sts. a 740; East 
Boston grade crossings a 751 ; removal trees, Lexington st. a 751 ; 
sidewalk. Morris st. a 753; information regarding contagious diseases 
a 753; sidewalks, Paris St., and Blackington and "Walley sis. a 769; 
fast driving, Saratoga st. 3769; widening Bennington and Walley sts. 
a 769; street improvements, East Boston a 769; transfers to East Boston 
from Battery and Commercial sts. a 7S3; order of notice, land for 
sewer purpose, Ashley ave. a 7S6; removal tree, Breed and Leyden sts. 
a 787; loan for sewer connections, East Boston a S09; removal of tree, 
Maverick sq. and Sumner st. a S15; electric light, cor. Webster and 
Orleans sts. a S15, 816; resurfacing, Maverick and Breen sts. a S36; 
tablet on Faneuil Hall a 877; Lexington St., resurfacing a S91 ; colored 
lights on cars a S91 ; catch-basins, Maverick st. a S96; abolition of fire 
patrol a 911; lamps, Porter and London sts. a 916; standard rails for 
East Boston a 021 ; appropriation, Bennington and Walley sts. filling, 
transfer a 923; clock tower, North ferry, appropriation a 923; dumping 
of mud, East Boston a 943; South Boston gymnasium, transfer a 947; 
transfer, street improvement, ward 2 a 933; police protection at East 
Boston ferries a 973; fire patrol a 1007; cars, Liverpool St. a 1007; munic- 
ipal ownership of West End Street Railway a 1030; removal of swill- 
house. Roxbury a 1065 
remarks : Labor day celebration a 30; night car to East Boston aS4, 25s, 
25Q; cornice, cor. Tremont and Beacon sts. a 143; street railway matters 
a 204 ; amount paid Thomas M. Babson, of the Law Department a 23S- 
240; railroad matters a 253-256; committee on subway a 2S1 ; subway a 
281 ; hearings on new ferry landings 3319; lighting city hall stairways 
a 351 ; trust funds in hands of overseers of the poor a 373 ; fire badges 
for aldermen a 427, 42S; protest against state interference a 4S1 ; free 
transfers, etc. a 253256; electrical work for public buildings depart- 
ment a 541 ; free public baths a 572; tracks, Commercial and Battery 
sts., agreement with president of road relative to use for transfer from 
East Boston a 609; revision of fares and transfers a 610, 61 1 ; entertain- 
ment. East Boston a 61], 612; using water from Boston Harbor to ex- 
tinguish fires a 662; building permit, Quincy st. Consumptives' Home 
a 6S4, 6S5; investigation of fire department a 731; street department 
loan a 757; statement regarding grade crossings, East Boston a 769; 
sewer connections, East Boston a8c9,Sio; loan lorsewer division ,1813; 
tracks, Centre St. a 832; loan for sewer connections a S39; loan for 
sewer connections, Charlestown a S71, S72; loan of $536,000 a 8S0; 
abolition of fire patrol a 911 ; rifle range 8914; pipe-line system a 021 ; 
smoking-cars, West End Street Railway Co. a 952; police protection 
at East Boston ferries a 973; fire patrol a 1026; building for Con- 
sumptives, Quincy St. a 1033; municipal ownership of West End 
Street Railway a 1030, JO31 ; supplementary ferry report a 1063; re- 
moval of swill-house, Roxbury a 1065, 1066; closing proceedings a 1071, 
1072 

Donovan & Brock. 

bay-window and cornice, Chelsea St., Charlestown, petition and order for 
hearing a 904-hearing a 918-granted a 923 



Doogue, William. 

appointed superintendent of public grounds a S6j-confirmed a SS9 



Doolittle, Mary I. 

bay-window, Dudley St., petition and order for hearing a 423-hearing 
a 446-granted a 454 

Dorchester. 

Fourth of July celebration : see Fourth of July 

hook and ladder apparatus: see Fire Department 

improved sewerage : see Street Department 

laying out street from Washington st. to Dorchester ave. : 

see Street Laying-Out Department 

park, Neponset ave. and Kreeport st. : order that the superin- 
tendent of public grounds be requested, through the mayor, to purchase 
lot of land at junction of said streets for public park, referred to com- 
mittee on finance a 7S2 

playground : see Nightingale Field 

playgrounds, Neponset: see Neponset 

playground, Neponset ave. and Preeport st. : communication 
from the mayor recommending passage of order providing for a transfer 
of the sum of $4,000 from the appropriation for street improvements, 
ward 24, to a special appropriation for the purchase of land for play, 
ground, order for transfer, passed a So4-assigned c Si7-taken up, as- 
signed c SS6-taken up, indefinitely postponed cg6i-placed on file a 965; 
order to prepare and flood for skating purposes, referred to the mayor 
C977 

Old Town hall : see Public Buildings Department 

street improvements : order that the committee on finance be 
requested to provide in the next loan bill the sum of $35,000 for paving 
Neponset ave., $15,000 for paving Adams St., $30,000 for construction of 
Talbot ave., $2,000 for the construction of Algonquin and Bradley sts., 
$2,000 for the construction of Withington St., $3,000 for construction of 
Charles St., Dorchester, referred to committee on finance a 121, 122 

Dorchester and West Roxbury Street Railway Com- 
pany. 

tracks and overhead system : 

Oakland, Ashland, Florence, and Poplar sts.: petition, loca- 
tion a ug-order for hearing a 121-hearing a 203 

Dorchester avenue. 

arc light: Edison Electric Illuminating Co., petition a 596-granted 
a 610 

bay-windows : Horace A. Hatch, petition and order for hearing a 141- 
hearing a 167-granted a 174; Abram Hoffecker, petition and order for 
hearing a 206-hearing a 22S-granted a 234; Nathan Hatch, petition and 
order for hearing a 206-hearing a 22S-granted a 234; Hugh Giblin, 
petition and order for hearing a 284-heaiing a 314-granted a 320 

building : John W. Lavery, petition to erect a 118-granted c 195; 
referred to committee on streets and sewers a 205; report, accepted, 
permit granted a 20S; John Cavanagh & Son, B. M. Co., petition to 
erect a 2So-granted c 40S a 423; Dr. John P. Lombard, petition to erect 
a 420-granted C491 a 499; L. E. H. Jones, petition to erect a 420-granted 
c 433 a 44S; L. E. H. Jones, petition to erect a 763 ; John W. Lavery, 
petition to erect in rear a 72S-granted c 1037 a 1059; Samuel A. Bell, 
petition a 763-granted c 1037 a I0 59 

clothing-sign: David Adelson, petition a 529-granted a 53g; R. Stahr, 
petition a 624, 625-refused a 73S 

pole : American Telephone & Telegraph Co., petition, location a 497- 
granled a 505; American Telephone & Telegraph Co., petition to erect 
a 950-order lor hearing a 954-hearing a 964-granted a 967 

rail : Abraham Wolf, petition to project a 763-granted a 772 

sewer : order for hearing on order to take land ior overflow sewer, passed 
a 577-hearing a 654-report, accepted, order passed a 66S 

sidewalk : Thomas Murphy, petition a 422-granted a 42S; James V. 
Devine, petition a 730-granted a 741; Margaret Halloran, petition a 
750-granted a 754; Robert J. Rodday, petition a 764-granted a 771 : Al- 
fred A. Burnham, petition a 765-granted a 771 ; John F. Lynch, petition 
a So5-granted a Si 2 

sign : Simon Levy, petition a 728-granted a 7S1 ; M. A. Griffin & Co., 
petition a 9iS-granted a g23 

sign on pole : Geo. W. Sterling, petition to place a 565 

stable : John W. Lavery, petition and order for hearing a 120-hearing 
a 203-granted a 20S; Samuel A. Bell, petition and order for hearing 
a 377-hearing a42C-granted a 452 ; John E. Dunnells, petition and order 
lor hearing a 473-hearing a 563-granled a 666 

transparency : Old Harbor Glee Club, petition a 564-granted a 610; 
Hugh W. Bresnahan, petition a S64-granled a S75 ; James B. Clancy, 
petition a SS7-g ranted a S96; James B. Clancy, petition a 942-granted 
a 945 

trees : order to remove two trees near East Cottage St., passed a 379; 
Henry W. Pratt, petition, removal of limb of tree a 764-granted a S06; 
Margaret A. Fisher, petition to box a Sruj-granted a S76-communica- 
tion from the mayor vetoing permit, veto sustained a 900 

Dorchester avenue, Adams, Templeton, and Lonsdale 
streets. 

sewers : John J. Sullivan et als., petition a 2g-report with order, accepted 
order passed a 5S 

Dorchester avenue, Locust street, Mt. Washington ave- 
nue, and Kemp street. 

land for skating purposes : see Park Department 

Dorchester avenue and Edwin street. 



bay-window : Joseph C. Blaine, petition and order for hearing a 9S7 
hearing a 1004-granted a 1069 



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DORCHESTER 



DROWN 



Dorchester avenue and Dorr street. 

sewer : report and order for hearing on order to take land of Leander 
E. H. Jones et als , for sewer purposes a 403-hearing a 446-report, 
accepted, order passed a 4S1; sewer, ordered a 4S3; Geo. H. Cavanagh, 
petition to he reimbursed for land taken a 764 

Dorchester avenue and Edison Green. 

trees : G. V. Wattendorf, petition a removal a 596 

Dorchester avenue and Mt. Vernon street. 

lMi)-\viinlip«'s: D. H. Morrissey et als., petition that permit granted 

Hugh Giblin be revoked a 421 
sidewalk : Thomas Doyle, petition a 730-granted a 742 

Dorchester avenue and Park street. 

sign : T. A. Bishop & Co., petition a 777-granted a 7S1 ; communication 
from the mayor vetoing permit, veto sustained a 784 
trees : Ahram Hoffecker, petition to remove a 251-granted a 377 

Dorchester avenue and Second street. 

bay-windows : Matthew Tierney, petition and order for hearing a 567- 
hearing assigned a 596-taken up, referred to committee on buildings 
department a 624-granted a Si 5 

Dorchester avenue and West Fourth street. 

traeks, enrves, etc. : see West End Street Railway Company 

Dorchester avenue, corner Harvest street. 

sidewalk : Charles H. Kelley, petition a i6S-granted a 380 

Dorchester avenue, corner Romsey street. 

druggist's mortar: H. P. Childs, petition a uS-granted a 122 

Dorchester Bay. 

patrol-boat : see Police Department 
Dorchester Bay, Yachts in. (See Park Department.) 
Dorchester Lower Mills Republican Club. 

petition, transparency, Washington St., Dorchester a So$-granted a 815 

Dorchester Park 

improvements : order that the park commissioners, through the mayor, 
be requested to lay out and construct walks, place seats therein, and put 
the park in condition for public use; also that they consider the feasi- 
bility ot grading a part of the grounds to be used for the purpose of a 
playstead, referred to the mayor c 590 

Dorchester street. 

nuisance : see Building Department 

pole : New England Telephone & Telegraph Company, petition to 

erect a 919-nrder for hearing a 924-hearing a 941 -granted a 945 
sign: M. B. Loughman, petition a Soc-granted a 815 
tracks : see West End Street Railroad Company 
trees : order to remove trees, passed a 540 

Dorchester, Washington avenue, Locust and Kemp 
streets. 

skating: order that the tire commissioner be requested to cause the 
vacant lot to be flooded lor the purpose of skating, provided that owners 
will consent, referred to the mayor c 1010 

Dorchesterway. 

assessments : D. Chauncy Brewer et als., petition, abatement of assess- 
ments a 84- report, with order, accepted, passed a SS-referred to com 
inittee on parks c 94-report, accepted, order passed c 35S; order that the 
mayor be requested to petition the General Court for such legislation 
as may he necessary to enable the city of Boston to abate 605; of the 
betterments assessed on account of the laying out of Dorchesterway, 
referred to committee on legislative matters c 78-report, no action neces. 
sary, accepted c 387 

Dorr street. 

sewer : report and order for hearing on order to take land of Isaac D. 

Farnsworth heirs et als., for sewer purposes, accepted, passed a 667- 

hearing a 72S 
sidewalk and edgestones : granted a 429 

Dorr street, Ward 15. 

sewer : P. F. Burke et at., petition a 830 

Dorrance to Beacham streets, Charlestown. 

new street : order that the committee on finance be requested to pro- 
vide in the first loan the sum of $15,000 for laying out of street, referred 
to committee on finance c 395 

Doten, Harry L. 

petition to be refunded amount paid by him for entrance into sewer, Glen- 
way a 49-ref used a 252 c 262 



Doten, Walter L. 

petition to be refunded certain sum for a temporary entrance into sewer, 
Glenway St. a 83-granted a 253 c 264 

Douglass, Hon. Frederick. 

resolution extending thanks of city council to Rev. D. P. Roberts for 
officiating as chaplain at memorial services held Dec. 20, 1895, Richard 
T. Greener, Esq., for address delivered, and Hon. Albion W. Tourgee 
for oration delivered, passed c 45 a 50, 51 ; order that the sum of $300 
he paid lo James L. Hillard for compiling and preparing for publication 
the Rice and Douglass memorial volumes, passed c 436 a 448 

Dove street. 

Sewer: order for construction between E and F sts., passed a 611 

Dover street. 

barber- poles : Peter Caristi, petition to place a 530-refused a 542 
electric ligkt : order for removal to entrance of Calvert pi., referred to 

the mayor c 339 
sis": Martin Murphy, petition a nS-granted a 123; P. M. Denon, 

petition to project a 398-granted a 402 ; M. Sklar, petition a 728-granted 

a7So 
tree : order to remove tree in front of estate of W. R. McKey, passed 

a 31S, report, recommending trimming of tree, passed a 567 

Dowd, Geo. W. 

petition, sidewalk, Algonquin st. a 229-granted a 3S0 

Dowling, James. 

petition, removal tree, South st., near Dudley ave. a 942 

Dowling, M. 

petition to erect pillar clock in sidewalk, Causeway st. a Jgo-granted a 
613 

Downer avenue. 

stable : Win. A. Mall, petition and order for hearing a449-hearing a 52S- 
granted a 613 

Downey, John. 

sidewalk, Hyde Park ave., petition a 342-granted a 380; petition, compen- 
sation for damages to estate by surface-water a 625-refused a943~recom- 
mitted c 957 

Downing street. 

paving, etc. : order that the committee on street department look into 
the advisability of paving the gutters and putting the sidewalks in con- 
dition from Vernon St. to Culvert St., referred to committee on street 
department c 704 

Doyle, D. F. 

petition to erect building, Freeport st. a 372-granted c 40S a 423; petition 
to erect building, Freeport St. a 420-granted c 46S a 473 

Doyle, Thomas. 

sidewalk, Hunneman St., petition a 530-granted a 542 

Dracut street. 

sidewalk : Elizabeth Hendley, petition a 778-granted a 780 

Diaper, Mrs. Hannah H. 

report, on petition (referred last year) for compensation for damages to 
estate, Humboldt ave., by blasting, recommending reference to com- 
mittee on finance a 1033 

Drawbridges. (See Passage of Vessels Through the Draws 
of Various Bridges.) 

Drilling of Citizens. (See Legislative Matters.) 

Driscoll, Jeremiah. 

petition for hearing on claim for damages a 229-refused a 379 c 385 

Driver Thomas. 

stable, Armandine St., petition and order for hearing a 832-hcaring a 832- 
hearing a S87 -granted a S92 

Drivers, Licensing of. (See Police Department.) 
Drohan, Wm. L. 

appointed constable a 562-granted a 598 

Drown, A. B. 

petition to construct area, Dudley st. a 764-granted a 770; bay-window 
and balcony, Dudley st. petition and order for hearing a 765-hearing 
a 776-granted a 781 



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DRUGGISTS 



DYAR 



(See Name qf Party Petitioning or 



Druggist's Mortars. 
Street. 

Drury, Thomas J., et al. 

appointed constables a 594-confirmed a 626 
Dudley avenue. 

Stable: order that the'city solicitor be requested to discontinue legal 
proceedings against J. B. Mulvcy for converting to use a stable, dis- 
cussed a 55, co-referred to committee on streets and sewers a 56-report, 
accepted, order p;isscd a 150; J. B. Mulvey, petition and order for 
hearing a 53— hearing- a 139-granted a 150 

Dudley street. 

area : A. B. Drown, petition to construct a 764-granted a 770 

Iki \ -\» i ml<»\* s : B. J. Connolly, petition and order for hearing a 230- 

hearing a 251-granted a 2SS ; Mary I. Doolittle, petition and order for 

hearing a 423-heai ing a 446-granted a 454 
bay-window and balcony: A. B. Drown, petition and order for 

hearing a 765-hearing a 776-granted a 7S1 
building : Walter F. Baker petition to erect a 964-granted c 999 a 1005 
coal-chutes : Louis Habelow, petition a 902-grantcd 3912 
edgestones and sidewalks: Louis Habelow, petition a 902-granted 

a 913 
poles: Boston Electric Light Co., petition to erect a 865-order for 

hearing a S75-hearing a SS7-granted a 895 
sidewalk : A. Bilafsky, petition a 497-granted a 506; A. B. Drown, 

petition a 77S-granted a 7S0; N. M. Robinson, agent, petition a S05- 

granted a Si 2 
sign: Win. J. Simpkins, petition a 3oS-granted a539; Clara H.Taylor, 

petition a 901-granted a 915; W. J. Simkins, petition a 901-granted 

; > 9'S 
telephone wires : M. E. Poland, petition to run a 446 
transparency : A. P. Russell, petition a 763-granted a 772 
trees : A. Bilafsky, petition, removal trees a 421-granted a 474 

Dudley and Kenilworth streets. 

bay-windows: A. F. Arnold, petition and order for hearing a 951- 
hearing a 964-granted a 967; communication from the mayor vetoing 
permit, veto sustained a 983 

Dudley and Langdon streets. 

fire-alarm box : see Fire Department 

Dudley street and Blue Hill avenue. 

-watering-trough : order that the committee on water department be 
requested to consider the advisability of placing trough, referred to 
committee on water department c 416 

Dudley street, corner Dearborn street. 

bay-window : John R. Magullion, petition and order for hearing, 
referred to committee on streets and sewers a 399-report, accepted 
a 404-hearing a 420- gran ted a 505 

Dugan, John, Councilman, Ward 16. 

qualified: page 1 

appointed : committee on health department, public buildings depart- 
ment, schools and school houses, treasury department c 135, 136; com- 
mittee on special general committee c 200; committee on preservation 
of records c 294; committee on playground, ward 19 c 415; committee 
to investigate real estate known as First Spiritual Temple c C95 

orders offered : Albany St., widening c 79; sanitary condition of 
Georgest. school c 336; removal of trees, Harrison ave. c 387 

Duggan, Cecelia. 

petition, compensation, injuries received on gangway, North Ferry 
a 1 18-refused a 500 c 507 

Duggan, Mrs. Margaret. 

petition to remove dead tree, Bunker Hill St., and replace it by another 
a 529-granted a 663 

Dunbar, E. H. 

petition for closing certain streets for parade, July 4 a 655-reporl, no ac- 
tion necessary a 6S9 

Dunboy street, Brighton. 

sewer : ordered a 779 
Duncan, Charles E., et al. 

bay-windows, Tremont St., petition and order for hearing a 317-hearing 
a 341-granted a 425 

Duncan street 

building : C. J. & R. T. Paine, petition to erect building a S3; C. J. & 
R. T. Paine, petition to erect a 397-referred to committee on streets and 
sewers a 450-report, accepted, permit granted a 506 c 507 

stable: Charles J. & Robert T. Paine, petition and order for hearing 
a 377-hearing a 420-granted a 452 

Duncklee, Joshua S. 

appointed member of board of assessors a 341-confirmed a 377 



Dundee street. 

sewer: Joseph Green el als., petition a 564; ordered a Oyn 
sidewalk: Joseph Greer, petition a 565-granted a 577; Howard E- 
Cooke, petition a 919-granted a 922 

Dunn, Edward H. 

petition, sewer Robinson st. a 950 

Dunn, John H., Councilman, Ward 14. 

qualified : page 1 

appointed: committee on public lands, water department c 136; com- 
mittee on special general committee c 200; committee on Strandway 
c 495 ; committee on investigation of disaster at Marine park, Farragut 
day c 680 

orders offered: covering Castle Island bridge c 80; removal of trees 
for playground, M and O sts. c So, Si ; playground. South Boston c 107; 
transfer of care of land belonging to the city, between M and O sts. to- 
be used as playground c 107; special general committee c 135 ; fire-alarm 
box, Thomas park c 166; sanitary condition, South Boston c 272; patrol 
boat, Dorchester bay c 272; use of rifle ranges c 272; street improve- 
ments, South Boston c 336; fire-alarm box, Carney Hospital c 336; loca- 
tion of boat landing, Strandway c 360; condition of public lands c 416^ 
Strandway, completion of c 416; playground, ward 14 c 46S; trimming 
tree, East Third St. c 468, 460; land for playground, ward 14 c 524; ring- 
ing of bells and displaying flags, Farragut day c 591 ; investigation of 
accident at Marine park, Farragut day c 6S0; yachts in Dorchester Bay 
CS25; transfer of appropriation to playground, ward 14CS27; electric 
light, Eighth and L sts. c 959 

remarks: bridge covering from Marine Park fcp Castle island c 154; 
appropriation bill c 194; death of Governor Gtfcenhalge c 247; land, 
Linden Park St. c 263; death of Councilman Butler c 291 ; right of way, 
Church St. c 205, 296; location of boat landing, Strandway c 360; sewer 
outlet, South Boston c 390, 391 ; playground, ward 14 c 46S, 524 ; gym- 
nasium, South Boston c 5SS, 996 

Dunn, Wm. A. 

report, no action necessary, on petition for paving Ashland St., accepted 
■1 7S3 

Dunnells, John E. 

stable, Dorchester ave., petition and order for hearing a 473-hearing a 
563-granted a 666 

Duplicate Names of Streets. (See Street Laying-Out 
Department.) 

Duran, Catherine. 

petition, compensation for damages caused by defect in Dorchester ave- 
a i6S-refused a 664 c 671 

Duran, M. D. 

petition, sewer, Hyde Park ave. a 472-granted a 506 

Durgin, Samuel H. 

appointed member of board of health a 4iS-connrmed a 44S, 449 

Dutton place. 

lamp: order that the mayor request the superintendent of lamps to re- 
place gas-lamp removed, referred to the mayor c 160; order that the 
superintendent of lamps be requested to place gas- lamp near Phillips 
St., referri d to committee on lamps a 401 

Dwight School. (See School Department.) 

Dwyer, J. H. 

order that license granted for museum, Shawmut ave.. be revoked, passed 
a 260; petition, license, dime museum a 3oS-granted a 401 

Dwyer, Michael J. 

appointed trustee of City Hospital a 370-confirmed a 399 

Dwyer, "William. 

petition, sewer, Centre st. a S65 

Dyar, Perlie Appleton, Alderman. 

qualified : page 1 

appointed: free transfers, equalization and reduction of fares on street 
railways a 12; committee on bridge division, sanitary division, street- 
cleaning division, state aid a 36; committee on armories and military- 
affairs, markets, streets and sewers a 36; committee on state aid a 55; 
committees on armories and militaiy affairs, markets, streets and sew- 
ers, bridge division, sanitary division, street cleaning division, state 
aid, street railways, assessing department, auditing department, mgi- 
neering department, health department, library department, market 
department, park department, public grounds department, public lands, 
sealing of weights and measures department, street department, slreet- 
layingout department, Fourth of July, Memorial day a 87.8^; commit- 
tee on disposition of offal ai23; committee on celebration of Labor day 
a 176; committee on statues of famous soldiers a 2S1 ; committee on 
harbor improvements a 320 

orders offered: stenographer for members of board a 0; removal of 
trees, Cambridge St., Brighton a 57; Carleton St., construction a 122; rifle 
range accommodations a 124; noiseless pavement, Columbus ave. a 151 ; 



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Dyar, Perlie Appleton, Alderman, continued. 

heating- apparatus in Faneuil Hall a 151 ; amendment to regulations 
a 174; Berkeley St., paying a 175 ; asphalting, Tennyson, Fayette, and 
Melrose sts. a 207; macadamizing Cortez, Isabella, and Yarmouth sts. 
a 2159; Claremont et., cost of constructing a 259; Lawrence St., recon- 
structing a 259; sidewalk, Columbus ave. a 319; amendment to the 
union station bill a 344; watering-trough, Ruggles st. a 347; southern 
union station, substitute order a 374 ; lamp, Dulton pi, a 401 ; addition 
on biidge, Brookline a 426; fire badges for aldermen a 427; use of 
Faneuil Hall a 452; closing of streets during English high school 
parade a 4^4; fire badges for aldermen a 470; English high school 
parade, closing streets a 4S2; change in salaries of heads of financial 
departments a 4S3; right to close Cullis Consumptives' Home a 540; 
disbursement ol State aid, clerical assistance a 541 ; extension of armo- 
ries a 629; sewers, Falmouth and Norway sts. a 629; pay of Duncan 
Mc Arthur for widow a6So; improvements, Melrose and Holyoke sts. 
a6S9; trimming trees, East Fifth st. a 739, 740; use of Faneuil Hall 
a 740; closing of streets during Herald bicycle parade a 752; revised 
grade of St. Rotolph st. a 77S; board of officers to select rifle range 
a Q03; printing ot olosing proceedings a 1074 
remarks: parade ground and rifle range a 124, 903 ; appointment of new 
deputy sealers a 283; southern union passenger station a 345, 350, 373, 
374; hre badges for aldermen a 427, 42S; gates on open cars a 482; free 
public baths a 572; ward-room, ward 1 1 a 59S; tracks, Adams St. a 665, 
6S6; rifle-range site a SoS, 809; closing proceedings a 1075 

Dyer, F. W., & Co. 

petition (referred last year) to be paid for damage to wagon, Western ave., 
refused a 664 c 671 

Dyer, Frank W. 

application for slaughter-house licence, granted a 424 

Dyer, L. M. 

petition to contruct bulkhead, Faneuil Hall market a 84 

E street. 

building : llersey Mf'gCo., petition to erect a $3c-granted c 1037 a 1059 
sewers : order to make, referred to committee on streets and sewers 

a 207- report, accepted, passed a 20S 
sign : W. \V. Newcomb, petition a S30-granted a 875 

Eagle and Brooks streets. 

sidewalk : Mildred J. Hunter, petition a 565-granted a 577 

Eagles, Frederick K. 

petition, compensation for damages to estate, Lauriat ave. a 564 

East Boston. 

additional ladder-truck: gee Fire Department 

ambulance : see Hospital Department 

A. I*. A. parade : gee Fourth of July 

bicycle riders, speed of: nee Ordinances 

branch library : gee Library Department 

car accommodations : gee West End Street R.R. Company 

cars to be run to ferries by Lynn &, Boston It K. Co. : gee 
Railroad Matters 

celebration, Fourth of July : gee Fourth of July 

cemetnry, fourth section : see Health Department 

colored lights on cars : gee West End Street Railway 

consolidation of ferries : see Street Department 

crosswalk, Bremen st. : gee Bremen st. 

crosswalk, fowpcr St. : gee Cow per st. 

electric lights: gee a/go Lamp Department; order that the superin- 
tendent ot lamps be directed to locate and maintain electric lights, 
Gladstone St., Horace and Byron sts., and Bennington St., passed a 574 

ferry from South Boston : gee Ferry from South Boston to East 
Boston 

flag-stall': gee Saratoga and Baysvvater sts. 

lints, box-sewers crossing flats of AlaverickXand Company: 
see Street Dapartment 

footbridge to Wood Island Park : gee Engineering Department 

free transfers : See West End Street R R. Company 

gas plant: report, no action necessary on order 'referred last year) 
accepted a 632 

$r,rade crossings, abolition of: gee Grade Crossings 

high school : gee School Department 

municipal gas-plant: resolve, that it is expedient to exercise the 
authority conferred by chap. 370 of Acts of iSpi, for the purpose of 
establishing a municipal gas plant, referred to committee on lamps 357 

new high school : gee School Department 

night-car : gee West End Street R.R, Company 

park : gee Monmouth square 

pipe line service: see Fire Department 

police protection at the ferries: see Police Department 

prevalence of diphtheria : gee Health Department 

purchase of wharf: gee Street Department 

railroad station, Wood Island park: gee Wood Island park 

reduction in number of cars to the ferries: gee West End 
Street R.R. Company 

relocating railroad tracks : order that a special committee be 
appointed to consider the' advisability of relocating the railroad tracks, 
and to devise some means by which travel may not be obstructed by the 
same, discussed, passed C 40S-referred to committee on grade crossings 
a 47* 



East Boston, continued. 

relaying track : gee West End Street Railway Company 

sewer connections : see Street Department, loan for East Bogton 

gewer connections 
speeding, Chelsea st. : see Chelsea St., East Boston 
stopping-places for cars : gee West End Street Railway Company 
street improvements (order of August 31) : see Street Depart- 
ment, East Boston, gtreet improvements 
transfer office : see West End Street Railway Company 
transfers to, from Battery and Commercial streetcars: see 
West End Street R.R. 

East Boston Company. 

petition, sewer, Neptune ave. a S65 

East Boston Ferries. (See Street Department, Ferry Divi- 
sion.} 

East Boston Flats. 

order that the board of health be requested to investigate the nuisance 
now existing between Wood Island park and Maverick St., and report 
same, passed a 504 ; communication from the mayor transmitting com- 
munication from tlie board of health relative to, referred to committee 
on streets and sewers a 594-report, accepted, order passed a 613-referred 
to committee on finance c 616; order that the board of health be author- 
ized to prohibit the dumping oi material other than ashes or earth into 
the Hats, and to use every exertion to abate the nuisance now existing, 
passed c 629 

East Broadway. (See also Broadway.) 
building: Isaac Blair & Co., petition to move a 229-granted a 235 
unlettered flag: Hall & Co., petition to project a 203-refused a 2S8 
wires : West End Street R.R., petition to attach wires to poles a 830- 
granted a 833 

East Cottage street. 

electric light : order that the superintendent of lamps be requested to 
locate and maintain an electric light at corner of nursery grounds, re- 
ferred to the mayor c 7S 

East Eighth street. 

barber-poles : Fortunato Pistorino, petition a S30-granted a S75 
building: Suffolk Brewing Company, petition to erect a S64~granted 

c 1038 a 1060 
poles : New England Telephone & Telegraph Company, petition to 

erect a 902-order for hearing a 915-hearing a 9iS-granted a 924 
sidewalk: Michael Ervin, petition a 730-granted 3741 

East Eighth and other streets. 

poles: Boston Electric Light Company, petition to erect a 763- hearing 
a 776-granted a 789 

East Fifth street. 

claims : Lewis J. Bird, petition to be paid balance remaining from tax 

sale of estate a 2S 
sidewalk : Jane E. Drake, petition a 765-granted a 771 
trees : order to trim tree in front of estate No. 587, passed a 4S2; order 

to trim trees, side of K st,, passed a 739, 740 

East Fifth and H streets. 

sidewalk : Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind, 
petition a 730-granted a 741 

East Fourth street. 

building: Trustees City Mission, petition to erect a 683-granted c S54 
a S67 

East Fourth and other streets. 

guy-posts : Stephen Brennan, petition a 902-granted a 912 

East Lenox street. 

grading and constructing : order that the city auditor he author- 
ized to transfer the sum of $6,000 from the special appropriation for 
street improvement, ward 20, said sum to constitute a special appropri- 
ation for grading and constructing street, referred to committee on 
finance c 160 

sidewalk: Israel Nesson, petition a 422-grantcd a 42S; order that 
assessment approved April tS, 1S96, against estates of Robert H. Hart 
and Jennie D. B. Williams be rescinded, passed a 744; Timothy L- 
Connolly, petition a 77S-granted a 7S0; Thomas Hall, petition a 830- 
granted a 835 

East Newton and Stoughton streets. 

East Armory lot: order that the committee on finairce be requested 
to include in its first loan bill the sum of $5,000 to constitute a special 
appropriation for grading and fencing the lot of land, relerred to com- 
mittee on finance c 273 

East Ninth and I streets. 

claims: Timothy Shea, petition that balance remaining from tax sale 
of estate be paiil to Owen A. Galvin a 7.19-granted a 869 c 87S; Annie 
Walsh, petition that the balance remaining from tax sale of estate In- 
paid to Owen A. Galvin a 749 



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East Second street. 

claims : Mary G. Murphy et als., petition that balance remaining' from 

tax sale of estate be paid to John A. Stetson a uS-g ranted a 209 c 211 
Sidewalk : W. L. Wliitchiil, petition a Sos-granted aSi2 

East Seventh street. 

tree : George E. and John E. Alden, petition, removal tree a 805 

East Seventh and L streets. 

sidewalks: Flint & Johnson, petition a 730-granted a 742 

East Sixth Street. 

building : J.J. & P. M. Ahern, petition to move a 730-granted a I743; 

Florence Cahill, petition to erect a 864-granted c 103S a 1060 
sidewalk : ordered in front of estate of Otis D. Dana a 149; George C. 

Hasselbraek, petition a 342-granted a 3S0 

East Third street. 

barber-pole : Alfred Smart, petition a 729-granted a 738 
edgestones : John A. Devine, petition a 902-granted a 913 
sidewalk : )onn A. Devine, petition a 730-granted a 741 ; Grace H. 

Rogers, petition a S66-granted a 876; Arthur H. Flint, petition a SSS- 

granted a S92; Henry P. Muldoon, petition a 8S8-granted a 893; A. H. 

Flint, petition a 942-granted a 944 
tree : order that board of aldermen request the superintendent of public 

grounds to trim tree in front of estate No. 797, sent up c 46S, 469-re- 

terred to superintendent of public grounds a 472 

Eastern avenue. 

cellar-bottom at grade T: Quincy Market Cold Storage Co., peti- 
tion to construct a S4~granted a 8S 

lodging-houses and tenement-houses : order that the committee 
on tenement districts inquire into the overcrowded condition, referred 
to committee on tenement districts c 469 

Eastern avenue, South Ferry. 

lights : order that the superintendent of lamps be requested by the 
mayor to provide with proper lighting facilities in order to make it safe 
for public travel, referred to the mayor c 395 

Eaton, Edward J. 

petition, license to run barges a 530-granted a 538 

Eaton, Ervin F. 

appointed weigher of coal, measurer of grain, and inspector of pressed 
or bundled hay and straw a 49-confirmed a S5 

Edelman, Mrs. 

petition, sign, Lowell St. a 118-granted a 234 

Eden street. 

electric light, passageway : Mrs. E. J. Chamberlain et als., petition 
a 865 

Edgeworth street. 

coasting : report, no action necessary, on remonstrance against Geo. 
P. Fox & Co., accepted a 2S5 

Edgeworth and Ferrin streets. 

sign : George G. Fox Co., petition a 805-granted a S15 

Edinboro' and Beach streets. 

sign : Mrs. Elizabeth Wilt, petition a 1005 

Edison Electric Illuminating Company. 

arc lights : petition, arc light, Washington st. a S3-granted a 141 ; 
petition, arc light, Pleasant St. a nS-granted a 141 ; petition, arc light, 
Leverett st. a 139-granted a 141 ; petition, arc light, Cambridge St. a 136- 
granted a 141 ; petition to project arc lights, Cambridge st. a 203-granted 
a 234; arc light, Tremont St., petition a 22S-granted a 234; petition, arc 
light, Washington st. a 25i-granted a 253; petition, arc light, Canal st. 
a 251-granted a 253; petition, arc lights, Mason, Tremont, Canal, and 
Court streets, a 2So-granted a 2S8; petition, arc lights, Pleasant and 
Tremont sts. a 39S-granted a 505; petition, arc light, Broadway 3471- 
granted a 505; petition, arc light, A St. a 471-granted a 505; petition, 
arc light, Portland St. a 496-granted a 539; petition, arc lights. Com- 
mercial and Canal sts. a 520- granted a 539; petition to place area in 
sidewalk, Scotia st. a 564, 505-granted a 576; petition, arc lights, Oak, 
Washington, Hanover, and Portland sts. a 564-granted a 610; petition, 
arc light, Dorchester ave. a 596-granted a 610; petition, arc light, North 
St. a 596-granted a 610; petition, arc lights, Tremont St., Columbus ave., 
and Beach St. a 655-granted a 665; petition, arc lights, North and 
Albany sts. a 6S3-granted a 6S7; petition, arc lights, North St., Cross 
St., Lewis St., Park sq., Staniford St., Pleasant st. a 728-granted a 7S1 ; 
petition, arc light, Kneeland St. a 763-granted a 772; North, Tremont, 
Pleasant, Washington, and Dover sts., petition a S30-granted a 875; 
petition, arc lights, Hanover and Tremont sts. a S64-granted a S75 ; 
Tremont, Salutation, and Fleet sts., petition a 8S7-granted a S96 

petroleum : license for sale of, approved a 252 

sign, Washington St. : Louis Curtis, petition for revocation of per- 
mit a 29 



Edson street. 

building : T. J. Billings tv Co., petition to move a 422-granted a 429 
sidewalks: W. H. Haddock, George K. Huston, M.J. Hall, W. S, 
Rice, John K. Underdowne, James Thompson, Thomas Tobin, petition 
a 530-granted a 542; John Sexton, petition a 565-granted a 577; C. W. 
Perkins, petition a 765-granted a 771 

Edward Everett square, 
electric lights : Robert C. Murray, petition a 764 

Edward Everett School. (See School Department.) 

Edwards, Charles O. 

petition, signs, Faneuil Hall sq. a 421-grHnteri a 539 

Edwin street. 

grade: James E. Coyle et als., petition for change of a 902-refused 
a 1067 

lamps : Mary E. McCarthy et als., petition a 777 

sewer : preamble and order for hearing on order to take land of Daniel 
C. Brewer ?/ als. for sewer purposes, referred to committee on streets 
and sewers a 257-report, accepted, order passed a 26o-hearing a 341- 
report, accepted, order passed a 348 

sidewalks: James E. Coyle, petition a 730-granted a 742; Hannah 
Gordon, petition a 765-granted a 772; James J. Collins, petition a 765- 
granted a 772 

Edwin and Templeton streets. 

bay-windows : Joseph C. Blaine, petition and order tor hearing a SS9- 
hearing, giving leave to withdraw a 901 

Egleston and Boylston streets. 

sidewalk : Fritz Schmid, petition a 625-granted a 633 

Ehret, Bernard. 

bay-windows, Amory St., petition and order for hearing a 732-hearing 
a 749-granted a 781 

Eighth street. 

sidewalk : Patrick and Mary Connors, petition a 765-granted a 771 

Eighth and L streets. 

electric light : order that the superintendent of lamps be requested, 
through the mayor, to place electric light at corner, referred to the 
mayor c 959 

Eldredge, D., el als. 

petition, sewer in portions of Metropolitan ave. and Poplar st. a 550, 
report, no action necessary, accepted a 632 

Eleanor and Ridgewood streets, Brighton. 

special appropriation : order to transfer $716.36 from appropriation, 
rebuilding bridges, Watertown, passed a S74 c S79 

Election Department. 

committee : appointed a SS c 135, 136 

additional loan for election expenses : communication from 
the mayor transmitting order for loan for $10,000 for election expenses, 
referred to committee on streets and sewers a gS4-report, accepted, order 
passed a 9S7-assigned c 094-taken up, passed c 1040 

caucus officers, payment of: order that the mayor be requested 
to petition the General Court at its next session for the passage 
of an act providing for the payment of caucus officers, passed c S4.5 
a 866 

deceased election officer : order to pay Mrs. Lois A. Ferguson the 
amount due Luther E. Ferguson, deceased, as election officer, passed 
a 14S c 156 

examination for election officers : order that all election officers 
be compelled to pass an examination, given by election commissioners, 
before servingas such, referred to committee on ordinances cg40-report, 
no action necessary c 1036 

election returns : communication from the election commissioners 
giving list of persons elected in last city election, placed on file a 1060, 
1061 

jury list : communication from the election commissioners transmitting 
list of persons liable to serve as jurors, assigned a 230-taken up, modi- 
fied, approved a 257 

loan for new registration : communication from the mayor recom- 
mending passage of loan order for a general new registration in the 
city; order lor loan of $90,000, etc., passed a 775, 776 c Soo 

municipal election : order authorizing city clerk to give notice by ad 
vertising the same, as required by law, etc., passed a 922 

new registration : order that the hoard of election commissioners, 
through the mayor, be requested to submit a concise statement of the 
method to be pursued by said board in carrying out the changes recently 
effected in the registration laws has applied to the city, referred to the 
mayor c 311; communication from the mayor transmitting communica- 
tion from the election commissioners relative to, placed on file c 352 

office to open on Saturday afternoons during July and 
August : order that the mayor be requested to direct the board of elec- 
tion commissioners to keep their office open for registration of voters 
on Saturday afternoons during July and August, passed a 666 C671 

payment of caucus and election officers : see Legislative 
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lumps 
sewer : 



Election Department, continued. 

payments to policemen who served at registration booths : 

see Police Department. 
polling booths in streets : order that permission lie granted to 

board of commissioners to place in the streets such polling booths as 

may be necessary for registration, etc., passed a 753 
state election : order for notice of, passed a 834 

Election Returns. 

order that the city messenger make the usual arrangements for election 
returns on days of city and state elections, passed c S55 a 806 

Electric Wires. (See also Wire Department and Under- 
ground Wires.) 
committee : appointed a 36, S7 

Elevated Railroad. (See also Rapid Transit.) 

route : order that the corporation counsel be requested to report his 
opinion as to whether or not the board of aldermen have the right to se- 
lect a route for elevated road on any street other than those named in 
the petition now pending before a committee, passed a 28S ; communi- 
cation from the corporation counsel relative to, referred to committee 
on streets and sewers a 343-report called for a 454-reporl called for on 
location for an elevated road a 620 

Eliot Buiying-ground. (See Health Department.) 
Eliot Club, Jamaica Plain. 

communication protesting against displacing James W. Kicker as city 
collector a 317 

Eliot School District, New School. {See Health Depart- 
ment.) 
Eliot street. 

signs: Mrs. Williams, petition a 118-refused a 234; Murphy & Co., 
petition a 139-granted a 141 ; C. H. Buck & Co., petition a 167-granted 
"234 

Ellingwood street. 

>s I C.J, Connolly et als., petition a S05 
;r : C. J. Connolly et als., petition a S65 

Elliott, Charles P. 

petition, permit for minor a 251-granted a 252; petition, permits for 
minors to appear in public a 342-granted a 344; petition, permit for 
minor to appear in public a 421-granted a 425 

Ellis, George H., et als. 

petition that permit granted I" erect poles on Kane and Bellevuests.be 
revoked a 763 

Ellis, Samuel J. 

petition, license to run barges a 220-granted a 231 

Ellms, George B. 

petition, license to run barges a 625-granted a 627 

Elm Farm Milk Company. 

petition to erect building, rear of Wells pi. a 864-granted c 1037 a 1059 

Elm Hill avenue. 

sidewalk : S. M. Shapleigh, petition a 778-granted a 7S0 
tree : order to remove two trees in front of premises of S. M. Shapleigh, 
passed a 574 

Elm street. 

sign : F. J. I.oomer, petition a 529-granted a 539 

Elm street, Charlestown. 

.bay-windows: Emma A. Osgood, petition and order for hearing 
a 120-hearing a 139; Francis Raynes, petition and order for hearing 
a 423-hearing a 446-gi anted a 454 
extension: order that the board of street commissioners be requested 
t., report as to the expediency and cost of extending to Mystic wharf, 
passed c 40; communication from street commissioners relative to, 
placed on tile c 179 

Elm and Lamartine streets. 

poles : New England Telephone & Telegraph Co., petition to erect 
a 902-order for hearing a 915-hearing a giS-grantcd a 92^ 

Elmira street, Brighton. 

special appropriation : order to transfer sum of $1,000 from rebuild- 
ing bridges, Watertown. passed a 874 c 879 

Elmo street 

sidewalk : granted a 484 

Elmore street. ' 

sidewalk : Freeman Wight, petition a 497-granted a 506; Chestina E. 

Rork, petition a 497-granted a 506 
tree z C. Roninson, petition to trim a 902-granted a 951 



Elmwood street. 

claims : Mary Turnbull, petition to be paid balance remaining from tax 

sale of estate a 864-granted a 907 c 929 
trees: Smith W. Cofran, petition, removal dead trees a 372-granted 

a 474 

Elousky, Rosa A. 

petition, compensation for personal injuries a 864 

Elston, A. A., & Co. 

petition, guy. ropes, Boylston and Tremont sts. a 73C-granted a 741 

Emden, H. 

stable, Meyer St., petition and order for hearing a 85-hearing a 167- 
grantccl a 176 

Emerald street. 

claims: Francis J. Jesser, petition to be paid balance remaining from 
tax sale of estate a 729 

Emerson, Samuel D. 

petition, lamps, Spring St., Brighton a 729 

Emerson street. 

sidewalk : R. A. Norton, petition a So5~granted a 812; D. F. O'Con- 
nor petition a So5-granted a S12 

Emerton, L. 

petition, licenses to run barges a 139-granted a 401 

Emery, John W. 

petition to erect building, Island st. a 91S 

Emery, Stephen L.| 

petition to trim tree, Tremont st. a 729 

Endicott street. 

bay-windows : Miehele Marselli, petition and order for hearing 
a S6S-hearing a S c 7-granted a 945 ; Louisa Varni, petition and order for 
hearing a S6S-hearing a SS7-rcfused a 1069 

claim : Owen Doherly, petition to be refunded amount paid for sewer 

a 777 

cornice : Louisa Varni, petition and ordered for hearing a 8S9-hearing 
a 901-granted a 923 

paving : order that the superintendent of streets, through the mayor, be 
requested to cause block-paving to be provided between Causeway and 
Thacher sts., and Cooper and Hanover sts., referred to the mayor c 387; 
order that the committee on finance be requested to include in the next 
loan bill a sum sufficient to pave from Thacher to Causeway St., referred 
to committee on finance c SS3 

sanitary: see Health Department 

sewer : order to make sewer between Causeway and Thacher sts.; 
refrrred to committee on streets and sewers a 233-report, accepted, 
order passed a 235 

sign : Isaac Sandler, petition a 2So-granted a 28S; Patrick Harvey, peti- 
tion a 497-granted a 539 

transparency : West End Hebrew Educational Club, petition a 763- 
granted a 772 

Endicott street and Charles River avenue. 

poles: New England Telephone & Telegraph Company, petition to 
erect and remove a 16S 

Engel, Albert. 

petition to erect building, Columbus ave. a 228-granted c 302 a 316 
Engine-houses. (See Fire Department.) 
Engine-houses, Investigation of. (See Fire Department.) 
Engineering Department. 

committee : appointed a SSc 135 

city engineer : William Jackson, appointed a 4iS-confirmed a 449 
bridge over N. Y. & J\. K. Kailroad at <»old St. : report and order 
that the city engineer and superintendent ol streets settle claims aris- 
ing from the construction of bridge and raising of grade, passed a 613 
city pumping machinery: order that the committee on engineer- 
ing department be requested to investigate and report as to the original 
cost, the present value, and the purpose for which it is used, of the 
pumping machinery owned by the city, referred to committee on engi- 
neering department c 414 
tilling in Fort- Point Channel : see Fort-Point Channel 
footbridge from junction of Coleridge and .short sts. to 
Wood Island park : order that the city engineer, through the mayor, 
be requested to submit an estimate ol the cost of construction, referred 
to the mayor c 59] ; communication from the mayor transmitting com- 
munication from the city engineer relative to, referred to committee on 
finance c 615 
new <lraw,*Meridinn-st. bridge : see Meridian st. bridge 
opening of draw-bridges, South Boston: see- South Boston 
plans to consolidation of ferries : see Street Department 



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English, C. H. A. 
c irupensation for personnl injuries (referred last year), refused a 906, 907 
c 9 a8 
English High School Association, 
petition, use of Faneuil Hall a 421-grantcd a 425; order to allow use of 
Faneuil Hall, without fee, referred to committee on Faneuil Mall a 4.52- 
report, accepted, order passed a 454; order to close streets during 
parude, passed a 454, 4S2 

Engstrom, Adolph F. 
sidewalk, Clive St., petition a 3oS-granted a 403 

Ellsworth, William C, et als. 

petition that an ambulance be established and maintained in East Bos- 
ton ; order that the finance committee be requested to include in the 
nexl loan bill the sum of $3,000 for the purpose of establishing and 
maintaining an ambulance in East Boston, referred to committee on 
finance c 359, 360 

Eresion, Samuel. 

barber-poles, Beach st., petition agiS-granted a 923 

Erickson, Mary E. 

petition to be paid balance remaining from tax sale of estate, Newbern St. 
a S64~granted a 907 c 92^1 

Erie avenue. 

sidewalk : report, no action necessary, accepted a 403; I. S. Cohen, 
petition a 497-granted a 506 

Erie street. 

.sidewalk: Dudley C.Thornton, petition a 565-granted aS77; Denis 
|.Sullivan, petition a 65^-granted a 667; J. C. Thornton, petition a 655- 
granted a 667 

Erie and McLellan streets. 

sidewalk: Ellen Turley, petition a 655-granted a 667 

Essex street. 

sign : Hong Ling Low & Co., petition a 2So-granted a 2SS; Bridgham 
& Co., petition to project a 1005 

Essex and Lincoln streets. 

widening : deficit in appropriation: see Auditing Department 

Essex-st. bridge, Brighton. 

closing : order to close to travel during repairs, referred to committee on 

streets and sewers a 77S 
reconstruction, loan for : see Loans, loan ot $145,500 

Euclid street. 

building : N. W. Garland, petition to erect a [496-granted a 539 c 544; 
N. W . Garland, petition to erect a 596-granted c 693 a 732 

Eulogy on ex-Governor Robinson. {See Robinson, ex- 
Governor.) 
Eustis street. 

building: William Curtis' Son, petition to erect a 529-granted c 550 

a 566 
bulkhead : Mark Lewis, petition a 139-granted a 149 
lantern : John Devine & Co., petition a 280 

sidewalk : Lewis P. Kaufman el al., petition a 730-granted a 742 
tree : order to remove dead tree in front of estate of Wm. Cotter, passed 

a 574 
Eustis-street Burying-ground. (See Health Department.) 

Eustis and Washington streets. 

luncli-wagon : see Street Department 

Eutaw street. 

building : City of Boston, petition to erect a 763 

Evacuation Day. 

boliday : order that the mayor be requested to instruct the heads of 
departments to allow employees whose services can be dispensed with 
a holiday without loss of pay, in part compensation for their services, 
passed c 23 a 29 

payment for work on this day : see Street Department 

Evans, T. C. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries a 421-refused a 943 c 957 

Evans street, Dorchester. 

tree : order to trim tree, passed a 540 

Evelyn street. 

claims : Lawrence IT. McDermott, petitions (two) to be paid balance re- 
maining from tax sale of estates a 2S-granted a 209 c 212 
sewer : J. T. Bowman, agent, et als., petition a 564 



Evening Drawing School. {See School Department.) 
Everett, Edward, et als. 

petition, change of grade of Mt. Vernon and West Cedar sts. a 447-report 
no action necessary a 968 

Everett Grammar School. {See School Department.) 
Everett, New Bridge. {See New Bridge to Everett.) 
Everett-street Bridge. 

shea tiling and repairing: order that the auditor be authorized to 
transfer the sum of $1,000 from the unexpended balance of the special 
appropriation for rebuilding bridges to Watertown to an appropriation 
for sheathing and repairing, referred to committee on streets and 
sewers a 425-report, no action necessary, accepted a 632 

Everett street, Brighton. 

playground, land for: see Public Grounds Department 
sewer : ordered a 506 

stable : James A. Finley, petition and order for hearing a 753-hearing 
a 763-granted a 770 

Everett street, Charlestown. 

lamps in rear : John Cologan et als., petition a 564 

Everett street, East Boston. 

sidewalk : Timothy Shea, petition a 730-granted a 741 
stable: R. Wolinski et al., petition and order for hearing a 965-hear- 
ing a 1027-granted a 1067 

Everett and Orleans streets. 

crossing: order that the superintendent of streets be requested through 
the mavor, to construct a crossing at the corner, referred to the mayor 
C30S 

Evergreen street, Roxbury. 

sewer : ordered a 506 

Ewing, Margaret G. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries a 251-refused a 402 c 407 

Ewing, Capt. W. D., et al. 

petition to purchase a rifle range and parade ground in the southern part 
of the city, etc. a 903 

Exiner, L. B. 

petition, sign, Washington St. a 964-granted a 967 

Expense of Removal of City Departments to new Tre- 
mont Building. {See City Departments Expense of 
Removal to new Tremont Building.) 



Fairbanks street, Brighton. 

lamps : Albert A. Taylor^ als., petition a 372 

Fairbury street. 

condition : order that the superintendent of streets, through the mayor, 
be requested to report at the next meeting the condition of street, and 
whether in his opinion it needs grading, and the probable cost of same, 
referred to the mayor c 312; communication from the mayor trans- 
mitting communication from the superintendent of streets relative to, 
referred to committee on finance c 321 

Fairland street. 

bay-windows : Louis Habelow, petition and order for hearing a 1005- 

hearing a 1027-refused a 1034 
edgestones and sidewalk : Wilson Bros, petition a 902-granted 

a 913 
sidewalk : Louis Hobdon, petition a S30-granted a S35 

Fairland street, corner Mt. Pleasant avenue. 

sidewalk : Louis Hobdon, petition a S65-granted a S76 

Falcon street. 

building: Jewett Lumber Co., petition to erect a S3-granted a 226 c 230 

poles: New England Telephone & Telegraph Co., petition to erect 
a SSS -order for hearing a So5-hearing a 901 

sidewalk : John A. & S. V. Degen, petition a 3oS-granted a 403; report, 
no action necessary, accepted a .403; W. A. Burdett. petition a 422- 
granted a42S ; Foley & Croak, petition a764~granted a 771 ; James Frame, 
petition a 704-granled a 771 ; Catherine E. Doherly, petition a S65- 
granted a 876 

stable : Jewett Lumber Co., petition and order for hearing a S5-hearing, 
given leave to withdraw a 167 

Falcon and Meridian streets. 

replacing gas lamp: order that the superintendent of lamps be re- 
quested to replace the gas lamp removed from the corner, passed 
a 379 



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FALLON 



FAULKNER 



Fallon, 'William H. 

appointed deputy sealer of weights and measures a 313-confirmed a 341 

Fallon, "William J. 

appointed trustee of Mt. Hope cemetery a 417-confirmed a 423 

Falmouth and Norway streets. 

sewers • order for construction between Dalton st. and Huntington ave., 
referred to committee on streets and sewers a 629-report, accepted 
order passed a 629 

Falvey, Daniel. 

stable, Federal St., petition and order for hearing a 120-hearing a 203- 
granted a 20S 

Falvey, Dennis J., Councilman, Ward 5. 

qualified : page i 

appointed: committee on auditing department, election department! 

Sealing of weights and measures department c 135, 136 
orders Offered: repairing Green St., Charlestown c 705,862; closing 

city hall during holidays c 1010 
remarks : repairs of Green st. c 862 

Falvey, John J., Councilman, Ward 12. 

qualified : page i 

appointed ; committee on city messenger department, lamp department 
c 135, 136; committee to attend funeral of Councilman Butler c 293; 
committee on South Bay c 294; committee on Oliver-st. dump c 495 

orders offered : electric lights, ward 12 c 273; flags to be displayed on 
city hall at half-mast during funeral of Councilman Butler c 293; re- 
paving Harvard st. c 441; electric light, Albany st. c 441 ; Beach and 
Cove sts., electric light c 466 

remarks : death of Councilman liutler c 290, 291 



Famous Soldiers. 
Faneuil Hall. 



(See Statues to Famous Soldiers.) 



committee appointed: appointed a 36, S7 

Inn I in.; apparatus: order that the superintendent of public build- 
ings be requested to equip Faneuil Hall with suitable heating appara- 
tus, etc., passed a 151 

reelsion of permit : order that permission he granted the mayor of 
Boston to use hall, July Fourth, and that permit granted American 
Women's Citizen League be rescinded, passed a 633 

reconstruction : order that the committee on finance be requested to 
report in the first loan bill the sum of $30,oco for purpose of recon- 
structing, referred to committee on finance C79' 

tablet: order that the superintendent of public buildings be requested 
to replace the wooden sign with a marble tablet suitably inscribed, 
passed a S77 

use of: Minute Men of '61, petition a 28-granted a 31S; Globe News- 
paper Company, petition a 49-granted 358; Republican State Com- 
mittee, petition a 1 19-grautcd a 140; Floral Emblem Society, petition 
a 139- granted a 149; Journeyman Tailors' Union of America, petition 
a 139-grantcd a 148, 149; Ancient and Honorable Artilley Company, 
petition a 229-granted a 231; O. Brogi, petition a 229-granted a 231 ; 
Suffolk County Total Abstinence Society, petition a 251—141 anted a 253; 
H. O'Hara el als., petition a 315-granted a 31S; order that permission 
be granted Kearsarge Association Naval Veterans for use on Memorial 
day, referred to committee on Faneuil Hall a 318-report, accepted, 
order passed a 318; American Missionary Association, petition a 1 19- 
granted a 31S; New England Intercollegiate Debating League, petition 
1 342-granted a 425; Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company, peti- 
tion a 3oS-granted a 402; Ancient Order of Hibernians, petition a 39S- 
granlcd a 402; Medal of Honor Legion, petition a 39S-granted a 402 ; 
\\ ia. Caleb Loring ('/ als., petition a 398-granted a 402; English High 
School Association, petition a 421-granted a 425; National Lancers, pe- 
tition a 446-granted a 454; order that use of hall be granted English 
High School Association without usual fee, referred to committee on 
Faneuil Hall a 452-reporl, accepted, order passed a 454; D. F. Barry 
et al., petition 482-granted a 475; American Women Citizens' League, 
petition a 529-grantcd a 541; Daughters of the American Revolution, 
petition a 529-grantcd a 541 ; American Railway Union, petition a 564- 
granted a 573 ; Timothy W. Coakley, petition a 683-granted a<;So; Un- 
dertakers' Union, petition a 729-granted a 73S; P. O'Neill Larking 
als., petition a 729-granted a 73S; order that permission be granted the 
Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company to use hall, passed 740; 
state committee of the National Party, petition a 749-granted a 760; 
Peter Randolph, petition a 777-granted a 779; Hebrew Sound Money 
League, petition a 777-granted a 770; Bryan. Sewall- Wil liams Club, 
petition a 785-g ranted a 780 ; American Sound Money League, petition 
a 785-14 ranted a 7S9; Socialist Labor Party, petition a 805-granted a8l5; 
Geo. Washington Italian Society, petition a Soc-granted a 815 ; Jos. J. 
Corbel t, petition a So5-granted a S15; order that the fee lor use of hall by 
Hebrew Sound Money League be waived, passed a S15; Geo. Washing- 
ton Italian Society, petition a 830- granted a 833; Railroad Men's Non- 
partisan Sound Money League, petition a 865-granted a 874; National 
Democratic State Committee, petition a 865-granted a S74; Colored Re- 
publican Club, petition a 865-granted a S74 ; Boston Central Labor Union, 
petition a 865-granted a S7 1 ; Union Veterans' Patriotic League, petit ion 
a 865-granted a 874; Ward 6 Democratic Club, petition a 8S8-granted 
a S90; Democratic Club of Ward 8, petition a 888-granted a 896; Demo- 
cratic Club of Ward 2, petition a 8SS-granted a S9 r i ; Massachusetts 
Biennial Association, petition a NSS-granled a 896; Boston Marketmen's: 
Republican Club, petition a 902-granted a 916; John James Moore; 
petition a 902-granted a 916; Geo. C. Lorimer el alt., petition a 919- 



Faneuil Hall, co tit in tied. 

granted a 922; John James Moore, petition a 919-granted a 922; Ancient 
and Honorable Artillery Company, petition a 919-granted a 943; Book- 
binders' Trade Union, petition a 042-granted a 043 ; J . Roth et als., pe- 
1 11 ion a 950-granted a 956; E. C. Hodges et als., petition a 964-granted 
a 967; Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company, petition a 9S6- 
granted a 987; Robert G. Shaw Veteran Association, petition a 9S6- 
granted a 987; M. L. Young, petition a 1027-granted a 1030; Floral 
Emblem Society, petition a 1027-granted a 1030; order that the fee be 
waived for use of hall by Robert G. Shaw Veteran Association, passed 
a 1066 

Faneuil Hall Market. {See also Market Department.) 

bulkhead : L. M. Dyer, petition to construct a S4 

condition of market : see Market Department 

excavation: Hilton & VVentworth, petition to excavate a ;o-graiited 

a 123 
improvements : order that the committee on finance be requested to 



report an order providing means for the laying of a new 
market, referred to committee on finance c 587 



for 



Faneuil Hall square. 

signs : Charles O. Edwards, petition a 421-granted a 539 

Fares, Equalization and Reduction of Fares. {See Street 

Railways.) 

Fares for School Children {See Street Railways and 

Street Department.) 

Farnham street. 

edgestones and sidewalk : Louis F. Abbott, petition a 902-granted 
ao'3 
Farnsworth , Isaac D., heirs, et als. 

report and order for hearing on order to take land, Dorr st., for sewer 
purposes, accepted, passed a 667-hearing a 72S 

Farragut Day. 

order that the sum of $1,000 be appropriated to be expended under the 
auspices of the South Boston Historical Society'for a public celebration, 
fune 2S, the anniversary of the dedication of Farragut statue, referred 
to committee on finance c 44 1 ; order that the mayor he requested to 
have the flags displayed on the public building-s and the hells rung on 
June 20. Farragut day, referred to the mayor c 591 ; order that the sum 
of $750 he appropriated to be expended under the auspices of the South 
Boston Historical Society for a public celebration, June 29, etc., passed 
a 62S c 6 ;6 

Farrington, Mary A., el al. 

remonstrance against erection of poles, Rutledge St. a 564 

Farrington, William M., Councilman, Ward 25. 

qualified : page t 

appointed: committee on contingent expenses, Fourth of July, new 
bridge to Everett c 135, 136; committee on Fellows. st. sewer c 165; com- 
mittee on marsh lands, ward 15 c 294 

orders offered : fire-alarm box, ward 25 c 22; tire apparatus' for 
Aberdeen c 22, 23; Franklin-st tunnel c 26; public ways, ward 25 
c 133J tire protection, Aberdeen district c 432 ; resolutions compliment- 
ary to Alvah H. Peters and James L. Hillard on retiring from office 
C43S ; playground, ward 25 c 469; electric light, Franklin st., Brighton 
c 526; crosswalk, Gardner, st. c 621 

remarks : protection from fire, Aberdeen district C 132; resolutions con- 
cerning retiring officials c 438; question of privilege c 940; loan for 
construction of Commonwealth ave. c 993 ; closing remarks, thanks to 
president c 1055 

Fast Driving. 

order to allow at a greater rate of speed than allowed by ordinance on 
Massachusetts ave., sent up c 164-referred to committee on streets and 
sewers a i6S-report, accepted, referred to committee on rules and orders 
a 176; order tli at section 32, chapter 43, of the Revised .Ordinances of 1S92, 
be amended by the addition alter the word " hour" in the eighth line of 
said section of the following; and except those portions of wards 6 
and S, lying between Merrimac, Charlestown, and Causeway sts., or in 
a public street in said excepted portion of the hour at a greater rate than 
four miles :m hour, referred to committee on ordinance c 369; order 
than order granting permission for fust driving between Wordsworth 
and Saratoga sts., on Bennington St., Dec. 14, 1S95, be revoked, passed 
c 620-referred to conimitte on streets and sewers a 625 ; see also Chelsea 
street 

Fast Driving, Saratoga street. {See Saratoga street.) 
Fast Driving near Union Station. 

order that the committee on ordinances and taw department be requested 
to consider and report as to what action is necessary in order to abate 
the nuisances of fast driving in several streets adjacent to the Union 
station, i-n^rrcd to committee on ordinances c 339-rcport, accepted, 
order rejected c 359 

Faulkner street. 

sidewalk : John W. Keyes, petition a 530-grunted a ;^ 



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FAUNCE 



FINANCE 



Famice, Annie T. 

bay-window s, Columbus ave., petition and order for hearing a 31-hearing 

a 40-.it ranted a J34 

Fawcett, John N. 

petition to be paid for loss of fowls Killed by dogs a 7S6-g ranted a 905, 906 
Fay, Mrs. Delia. 

petition for compensation for injuries received by husband while in the 
employ of the city, resulting in his death c 620-refused a 920 c 92S 

Fayette street. 

asphalting roadway : see Tennyson, Fayette, and Melrose sts. 
guy-posts' : David L. Rand, petition to erect a 472-granted a 483 

Federal street. 

stable : Daniel Falvey, petition and order for hearing a 120-hearing 

a 201-granted a 20S 
standing of teams : see Master Builders' Association or Devonshire 

and Federal sts. 
strip of land : Charles G. Rice, petition that the city release to him 

for a nominal consideration a strip of land in a passageway running 

from No. 257 a 372 

Feed Wires, Burying of. (See Wires, Burying of.) 
Feeney, Frank. 

petition, license to run barges a 342-granted a 477 

Feichtner, Mary E. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries a 342 

Fein, M. 

petition, sign, Hanover st. a 421-granted a 539 

Fellows street. 

bay-window: Isaac Nesson, petition and order for hearing, referred 
to committee on streets and sewers a 399-report, accepted a 404-hearing 
a 420-granted a 505 

construction and macadamizing: see Magazine and Fellows 
sts. 

macadamizing : order that the superintendent of streets be requested 
to construct and macadamize, referred to the mayor c 24 

sewer : order that the superintendent of streets, through the mayor, be 
requested to report an itemized account of the cost of the sewer, 
together with the names of the parties who supplied the stock and 
materials for the construction of same, and the various items and 
amounts purchased from each, etc., referred to the mayor c 42; com 
munication from the mayor transmitting communication from the super- 
intendent of streets relative to c6o, 61-assigned c6i-taken up, discussed, 
order that a special committee be appointed to investigate the cost and 
condition of sewer, and report to the common council, passed c 10S- 
committee appointed c 165-report, accepted, further time granted c 3S6- 
report, with order, requesting further time, accepted, order passed 
C265; order that special'committee be allowed fourweel<s' further time 
in which to make a report, discussed c 466, 467-passed c 467-report, ac- 
cepted c 999; Thomas P. McWeeney, petition, compensation for 
damages to estate c 179 

sidewalk : T. P. McWeeney, granted a 403 

Fellows- street Playground. 

order that the city engineer, through the mayor, be requested to prepare 
an estimate of the cost of putting the lot of land, set aside as a play- 
ground in proper condition for such use.ireferred to the mayor C23; 
communication from the mayor transmitting communication from city 
engineer relative to, referred to committee on appropriations c 92-re- 
ferred to committee on finance a 170 c 179, 1S0; order that the com mil tee 
on finance be requested lo include in the first loan order the sum of $3,000 
for improvement of playground, referred to committee on finance c 267; 
order that the superintendent of public grounds be authorizd to put in 
proper condition for use the lot of land owned by the city, referred to 
committee on public grounds c 273; order that the mayor he requested 
to instruct the superintendent of public grounds to put in proper con- 
dition for use as a playground the lot of land owned by the city on 
Fellows St., discussed, referred to the mayor c 466; order that the super- 
intendent of public grounds, through the mayor, be requested to make 
an estimate of the probable cost of extending to Hunneman St., between 
Brown and Fellows St., refused to the mayor c 959 

Fellows and Magazine streets. 

macadamizing roadways : order that the superintendent of streets 
be requested to report the estimated cost, passed a 344 ; communication 
from the mayor transmitting communication from the superintendent 
of streets giving estimate of cost, referred to committee on streets and 
sewers a 370-report, referred to committee on finance a 403 

Fence Viewers. 

Woodbury L. Lewis, George H. Wiley, appointed a 371-confirmed a 399; 
Edward R. McLarin, appointed a 471-confirmed a 499 

Fenelon street. Dorchester. 

lamps : James Hewitson el als., petition a 902 

sidewalk : Margaret Cleary, petition a S66-granted a S76; Henrv R. 
White, petition a SSS-granted a S92 

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Fenno place. 

claims : Mary A. Magee, petition that balance remaining from tax sale 
of estate be paid to Joseph K. Churchill a 1058 

Fenno street. 

sidewalk : Mary E. Hubbard et als., petition a 472-granted a 484 

Fenno and East Cottage streets. 

poles : Boston Electric Light Company, petitton to erect a 7Ss-order for 
hearing a 790-hearing a So4-granted a S14 

Fensom, Harry. 

petition, sign, Somerset st. a S30-granted a S75 

Ferdinand street. 

guy-post : Metropolitan Construction Company, petition to erect a 39S— 
granted a 403, 404 

Ferguson, Mrs. Lois A. 

order that the city treasurer be authorized to pay amount due Luther E. 
Ferguson, deceased, as election officer, passed a 14S c 156 

Ferrin street, Charlestown. 

edgestone and sidewalk : order that the superintendent of streets 
be requested to relay, referred to the mayor c 628 

Ferris, Dr. J. M. 

petition, sign, Meridian st. a 1027-granted a 1034 
Ferry Division. (See Street Department.) 

Ferry Rates for School Children. (See Street Depart- 
ment. ) 

Ferry System, Investigation of. (See Street Department.) 
Ferry from South Boston to East Boston. 

order that a special committee be appointed to consider and report upon 
the advisability of the city maintaining a ferry between the proposed 
new ireight terminals in South Boston and East Boston, laid over 
c 36g-taken up, passed c 394-committee appointed c 415 ; order that fur- 
ther time be granted c 494; order that the special committee be given 
further time to report, passed c 592 

Fessenden & Libby. 

bay-windows, cor. High and Pleasant sts., petition and order for hearing - 
a 753-hearing a 762-granted a 772 

Field, Chief-Justice. 

administered oath of office to Mayor-elect Quincy, page I 

Field-Drivers and Pound-Keepers. 

Joseph H. Murphy, Brighton; Henrv Griffith, Dorchester; Henry J. 
Murray, John Rooney, East Boston; William T. McChesney, South 
Bostrn; William Colter, Back Bay district; Sylvester E. Partridge, 
Roxbury, appointed a 371-confirmed a 399 

Field, Richard M. 

petition, license for minor a 2So-granted a 2S5 

Field's Corner Primary School-house. 

excessive amounts expended for real estate, recovery of: 

see Law Department 

Fifth street. 

electric lights : order that the superintendent of lamps be requested 

to remove gas lamps, and locate electric lights, referred to the mayor 
c 80; order that the superintendent of lamps, through the mayor, be re- 
quested to have electric lights between C and B sts., referred to the 
mayor c 961 
trees : Frank R. Gifford et al., petition for trimming of trees a 6S3- 
granted a S06 

Fifth and Sixth streets. 

Kills adjacent : cutting down of: see Park Department 

Filbourne, J. H. 

report, with order for removal of restrictions in deed of estate corner 
Compton and Emerald sts. (referred last year), accepted, passed a 206 
C213 

Fillebrown, Charles D. 

petition that the city pay the bill for attendance upon a pupil of the Lewis 
school who was injured while being vaccinated by an agent of the city 
a 372-refused a 424 c 432 

Finance. (See, also, Loans.) 
committee : appointed a SS c 135 

borrowing capacity of city : communication from the mayor trans- 
mitting a communication from the board of sinking fund commissioners 
in regard to the amount which the city will be able to borrow during 



FINANCE 



FIRE 



petition and order for hearing a 765-hearing a 7S5- 



Finance, continued. 

the present municipal year, ordered printed and sent down a 276-placed 

on file c 294 
finances : report of committee on topics in mayor's address, that so 

much of address as relates to finances be referred to committee on 

finances, accepted c 1.(4 a 140 
loan for $l,Tfil,200: see Loans — loan for various municipal 

purposes {%r,ybi,200) 
loan to complete Strandway : see Strandway 

Financial Departments, Salaries of Heads of. (See Ordi- 
nances.) 
Finch, John E. 

petition] compensation for injuries received and damages to pung a 315- 
refused a 500-recommiUed c 507 

Finkelstein, Abraham. 

bay-window, Parkinrn St., petition and order for hearing a 424-hearing, 
assigned a 446-taken up, referred to committee on streets and sewers 
a 47' 

Finley, James A. 

stable, Everett St., petition and order for hearing a 753-hearing a 763- 

g ranted a 770 

Finnegan, Patrick, et ah. 

petition to be compensated for damages to estate, Shamrock St., by de- 
fective drainage a 777 

Finneran, Thomas J. 

petition, license for Tremont Hall for the season a 139-granted a 144; pe- 
tition, sidewalk, Fisher ave. a 422-granted a 428 

Finneran, Thomas J., et als. 

petition, sewer, VVensley St. a 472-granted a 506 

Finnerty, Patrick. 

stable, Boylston ave. 
granted a Si 1 

Fire Department 

committee : appointed a SS c 135, 415 

commissioner: resolve that in the opinion of the common council 
the present tire commissioner is unfit to hold his position, discussed 
c 720-723-indefinitely postponed c 723 

commissioner, removal of: order that the mayor be requested to re- 
move the present fire commissioner for iol lowing reasons : first, because 
he is incompetent; second, that the experts who were appointed to in- 
vestigate the fire-alarm system reported adversely to said system, and 
third, that it is for the safety to property and life of the citizens, dis- 
cussed c 695-700 (the president stated that papers relative to exami- 
nation bv expert were in his office), referred to the mayor c 700; com- 
munication from the mayor vetoing orders c 791, 792, assigned c 792- 
taken up, discussed c 792-797-veto sustained c 797 

additional ladder-truck, East Boston : order that the commit- 
tee on fire department confer with the fire commissioner as to the 
advisability of placing in commission the ladder-truck now stored in the 
building of engine 40, East Boston, to that of engine u, East Boston, 
referred to committee on fire department c 442-report, with order, 
accepted, passed c 523 a 537, 53S 

apparatus at Orient Heights: Orient Heights Association, peti- 
tion for a 50 

appointments: order that the act entitled "An Act relative to ap- 
pointments in the Boston Fire Department," passed by the Legislature 
of this year be accepted, passed c 387-amended, passed a 398, 309 c 407 ; 
order that the fire commissioner, through the mayor, be requested to re- 
port his reasons for appointing two men as machinists in the repair- 
shop of the fire department while the same were not on the civil 
service, discussed c 559, 560-referred to the mayor c 560; communi- 
cation from the mayor transmitting communication from the fire com- 
missioner and registrar of labor, assigned c 579-taken up, discussed 
c 61S, 619-placed on file c 619 

badges for aldermen : see. Aldermen, Board of 

badges for ineinpers of city council : see City Council 

black shirt worn by men : order that the fire commissioner, through 
the mayor, be instructed to compensate the firemen who paid for black 
shirts, as part of their uniform, and that the wearing of said shirts be 
dispensed with, as they are dangerous to health, referred to the mayor 
c 639; order that the fire commissioner, through the mayor, be requested 
to submit the names of the men who have been poisoned by the use of 
the black shirt, the number of house to which said men are assigned; 
the names of physicians who attended such men, and if an analysis of 
said shirts has been made, the name of the chemist and chemist's re- 
port; and that commissioner report the name of the manufacturer of said 
shirts and his place of business, etc., discussed-letter from Dr. John 
Duff read c 63S, 639-referred to the mayor c 639; communication from the 
mayor transmitting communication from the fire commissioner relative 
to, ordered printed and assigned c 670-laken up (CD. 136), placed on 
file c 716 

Boston firemen at Lonilon : order that the common council re- 
quest the mayor to confer with the fire commissioner with a view to 
arrange for a picked company of the department to represent the city 
at the congress of fire-lighters to be held at London, England, June 19 
to June 27 next ; that, if advisable to send company, the men forming 



Fire Department, continued. 

the same be chosen from the department at large for excellence in their 
duties; and to this end that a competition be arranged at which all who 
choose to may compete, and that those who shall attain the highest 
average shall be chosen to form the company, passed c 409 

candidates for department service, etc. : order that the fire 
commissioner, through the mayor, be requested to report whether, 
during his administration there has been any lack of desirable candi 
dates for positions in the fire department; also if the efficiency of the 
department would be in any way increased by giving the employees 
one day in eight, referred to the mayor c 164 

clock, engine -l;{, Andrews s<|. : see Andrews sq. 

clock, Christ church : order that the fire commissioner, through the 
mayor, put in proper condition the town clock in church, referred to the 
inavor c 094, 995; communication from the mayor transmitting commu- 
nication from the fire commissioner relative to, placed on file c 1036 

clock in tower of St. Francis de Sales church : see St. Francis 
de Sales church, Charlestown 

clocks, Orient Heights and Trenton St., East Boston : order 
that the fire commissioner, through the mayor, be requested to put public 
clocks in said places in good running order, referred to the mayor c 939 

combination wagon at Orient Heights: order that the com- 
mittee on finance be requested to report in the next loan order the sum 
•of$i5,oooto erect, establish, and maintain a house, combination wagon, 
and equipments to be used in connection with the fire department, 
referred to committee on finance c 42 

committee to visit other cities, taking water from harbor 
for tire purposes : order that the committee on fire department be re- 
quested to make investigations and inquiries concerning recommenda- 
tions made by fire commissioner relative to taking water from the harbor 
for fire purposes in the business district, discussed, passed c 469-referred 
to committee on streets and sewers a 472-report, referred to committee 
on fire department a 633-report, with order in new draft, authorizing 
committee to visit other cities, etc., passed c 637-referred to committee 
on finance a 662-report, accepted, order passed in concurrence a S68 

condition of engine-house No. SSO : order that the committee on 
fire department be requested to investigate and report, at its earliest 
convenience, upon the safety, state of repair, and sanitary condition of 
the house of engine 20, ward 24; also upon the expediency of erecting 
a new house to accommodate the present fire company, referred to com- 
mittee on fire department c 310-report, no action necessary, accepted, 
order rejected c 432 

condition of fire department boat : order that the committee on 
fire department be requested to investigate and report the condition of 
the fire-boat now tied up at East Boston, and the amount of money it 
will cost to put said boat in service, referred to committee on fire 
department c 269-report, no action necessary c 1039 

condition of ladder-house IT: order that the co littee on fire 

department be requested to investigate and inquire into the sanitary 
condition of ladder house, Harrison ave., referred to committee on fire 
department c 267-report, no action necessary, accepted, order rejected 
C3S6 

deceased member : order to pay Mary Chapman, widow ot Wm. H. 
Chapman, a member of department killed July 31, 1896, the sum of 
$3,000, etc., referred to committee on streets and sewers a 874-report, 
accepted, order passed a 1032 c 1036 

discharge of employee : order that the fire commissioner, through 
the mayor, be instructed to discharge one Baldwin who is employed in 
the repair. shop, said Baldwin being an alien, referred to the mayor c 695 

discharged firemen : order that the mayor be requested to instruct 
tlie fire commissioner to report to the common council the names of all 
members of the fire department discharged during the year 1S96, together 
with reasons therefor in each case, and the names of complainants, re- 
ferred to the mayor c 1040 

Kast Boston pipe-line service: order that the mayor be requested 
to instruct the fire commissioner to have plans prepared and an estimate 
of the cost of supplying with pipe-line service for protection of manu- 
facturing, shipping, and lumber interests, and report as'early as possible, 
referred to the mayor c 930; communication from the mayor transmitting 
communication from the fire commissioner relative to, placed on file c 991 

engine IO, sanitarv condition : order that the committee on 
health investigate sanitary condition of building, referred to committee 
on health department c 312-referred to fire commissioner c 45 1 a 44S 

engine-house, Battery st., transfer of land : order that the 
committee on public lands consider the advisability of transit rring the 
land now owned by the city to the fire department for a new engine 
house in that section, referred to committee on public lands c 396 

engine-house, Charlestown, Prison Point : order that tin- 
finance committee be requested to include in the next loan bill the sum 
of $30,000 for the site ami engine house to be located near Prison 
Point, and also the sum of $6,000 for a new engine to be placed therein, 
referred to committee on finance a 174 

engine-house, engine f.t : order thai the committee on fire depart- 
ment be requested to investigate the sanitary condition of the house of 
engine 43, referred to committee on lire department c 164-report, no 
action necessary, accepted c 265 

engine-house, Mt. Vernon St., West Roxbury : order that the 
committee on finance be requested lo include in the first loan bill the 
sum of $35,000 for construction of new engine-house, etc., referred to 
1 oromittee on finance c 436; order that the committee on fire department 
inquire into the advisability of having the new engine-house lo I.. 
erected in ward 23 in place of the one now located on Mt. Vernon St., 
known as engine-house No. 30, erected on Centre St., which is the main 
street, instead of the present location, referred to committee on fire 
department c 330-report, no action necessary, accepted c 40S; communi- 
cation from the tire commissioner relative to, sent up c 3Ss-placed on 
file; a. 49s 



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engine-house, vnrlli End: order that the committee on finance be 
requested to report in the next loan the sum of $>,o,ooo to add 10 the 
sum already appropriated for the purchase of site and construction of 
;i new engine-house, referred to committee on finance c 24 

engln«-bOU8e, word 17: order that the committee on fire depart- 
ment be requested to consider the expediency of locating an engine- 
house at the junction of Swett st. and Massachusetts ave., referred to 
committee on fire department c ]66-report, no action necessary, accepted 
C 332 

engine-house, ward IT, Harrison avenue : order that the com- 
mittee on fire department consider and report the advisability of erecting 
an engine-house on Harrison ave., between Lenox and Hun n em an sts., 
referred to committee on fire department c Sgo-report, no action neces- 
sary, accepted e 637 

engine-houses and water from the harbor, department 
Improvements : order that the committee on fire department be 
requested to make investigations and inquiries concerning the recom- 
mendations made by the fire commissioner upon the subject of taking 
water from the harbor for fire purposes in the business district; also 
to examine the construction of engine-houses to be built by the city 
during the coming year, etc., discussed, passed c 469-referred to com- 
mittee on streets and sewers a 472-report, referred to fire department 
a 633-report, with order in new draft, accepted, passed c 637-referred 
to committee on finance a 662 

employees, list of: order that the fire commissioner, through the 
mayor, be requested to furnish the number, names, and length of service 
of employees in fire-alarm division, their salaries when appointed, the 
increases of each and date of same; also a list of the district chiefs who 
have sons employed as drivers in the department, referred to the mayor 
c 700 

fire-alarm box, Carney Hospital : order that the fire commis- 
sioner, through the mayor, be requested to locate a fire-alarm box, 
referred to the mayor c 336 

fire-alarm box, Pierce farm: see Pierce Farm 

fire-alarm box, cor. Ashford and Pratt sts. : see Ashford and 
Pratt sts., Brighton 

fire-alarm box, Clarendon park and Poplar st. : see Clar- 
endon park and Poplar St. 

fire-alarm box, cor. Dudley and Langdon sts. : order that 
the fire commissioner, through the mayor, be requested to locate a fire- 
alarm box, referred to the mayor c 134 

fire-alarm box, Monument sq. and Chestnut st. : order that 
the fire commissioner, through the mayor, be requested to have a tire- 
alarm box placed at corner, referred to the mayor c 325 

fire-alarm-box, Thomas park : see Park Department 

fire-alarm boxes : order that the mayor request the fire commissioner 
to establish fire-alarm boxes at the following-named places in Ward 23 : 
Beech st.and Anawan ave., Centre and Corey sts., Centre and LaGrange 
sts., Centre and Cass sts., referred to the mayor c S25 

fire-alarms in school-houses : see bchool Department 

fire-alarm system : order that the committee on tire department be 
requested to confer with the fire commissioner in relation to revising 
the tire-alarm system ot the city, referred to committee on fire depart- 
ment c 325-report, accepted, order rejected c 455 

fire-alarm system, condition of: order that the fire commissioner, 
through the mayor, be requested to report the list of failures of all bells, 
gongs, and tappers (everything that depends on the fire-alarm system, 
for correct service); also on all out-signals and the noon blows; the 
month, day, and hour ot said failures, etc., and record kept of same; in 
case of accident in the repair-shop what other sources are available, re- 
ferred to the mayor c 639; communication from the mayor transmitting 
communication from the fire commissioner relative to, order printed 
and assigned e 670-taken up (CD. 136), placed on file c 716 

fire-alarm system, removal of superintendent : order that the 
fiie commissioner be requested, through the mayor, to remove the 
superintendent of the fire-alarm service, discussed, laid over c 961-taken 
up, discussed c 977-9So-reterred to committee on fire department c 9S0- 
report, referred to the mayor c 1039 a 105S 

fire appartus in Aberdeen, ward !S5 : order that the fire com- 
missioner be requested, through the mayor, to express his opinion as 
to the expediency or necessity of placing tire apparatus in the district, 
the kind required and expense of same, passed c 22, 23 a 30; communi- 
cation from the mayor transmitting communication from the tire com- 
missioner relative to, sent down a S3-assigned c 94. -taken up, discussed 
c 273, 274-referred to committee on tire department c 274-rcport, ac- 
cepted c 432; order that the committee on finance be requested to por- 
vide in tne first loan bill the sum of $45,000 for the purchase of a 
suitable lot in Aberdeen, and the erection thereon of an engine-house, 
referred to committee on finance c 432 a 44S; order that the committee 
on finance be requested to include in the first loan order a sum sufficient 
to provide a building and hose carriage for Aberdeen, referred to com- 
mittee on finance c 44 

fire apparatus, Park sq. : order that the committee on fire depart- 
ment inquire into the advisability of establishing an engine and truck 
company, referred to committee on fire department c 269-report, no 
action necessary, accepted, order rejected c 40S 

fire apparatus near schools, Meeting-house Hill : commu- 
nication from the school committee relative to and requesting that the 
city council take immediate measures to so relocate the fire apparatus 
as to reduce tlie danger to the children attending the schools in the 
vicinity, referred to committee on schools and school-houses c 957 

fire-boxes, Dorchester: order that the fire commissioner be re- 
quested to locate fire-alarm boxes, Minot st. and cor. Tolman and Nor- 
wood sts., referred to the mayor c 199 

five company, Charlestown: order that the fire commissioner, 
through the mayor, be requested to report the cost of establishing and 



Fire Department, continued. 

maintaining a fire-engine company and ladder company with apparatus, 
at or near the corner of Medford and Chelsea sts., Charlestown, re- 
ferred to the mayor c 40; communication from the mayor tran-mitting 
communication from the tire commissioner relative to, referred to com- 
mittee on tire department c 92-report, recommending reference to com- 
mittee on finance, accepted c 157 a iGS 

fire department training-school arid hospital : communi- 
cation from the mayor transmitting communication irom the fire com- 
missioner stating that there will be $12,000 left alter ladder-house 12 is 
completed, and requesting that the balance be transferred for a training- 
school and veterinary hospital ; order to transfer sum of $12,000 to an 
appropriation for a training-school and veterinary hospital for depart- 
ment, referred to committee on finance a 202; older that the committee 
on fire department be requested to fully investigate the subject of a new 
veterinary hospital and training-school for horses ol the department, 
etc., r eferred to committee on tire department c 493 -report, no action 
necessary, accepted c 1039 a 1060 

tire-engine, ward 22 : order that the fire commissioner, through the 
mayor, report within two weeks as to the necessity for an additional 
fire-engine in ward 22, etc., referred to the mayor c 79; communication 
from the mayor transmitting communication from the fire commis- 
sioner, placed on file c 1:5 

fire-house, tirove Hall : order that the fire commissioner be re- 
quested to report an estimate of the cost of erecting a house and fur- 
nishing the same with a combination-wagon on the site already pur- 
chased, referred to the mayor c 10S; communication from the mayor 
transmitting communication from fire commissioner relative to, placed 
on file c 152; order that the committee on finance provide $23,000 for a 
hook and ladder, truck, and house, etc., relerred to committee on 
finance c 152 

fire patrol : order that the mayor be requested to instruct the fire com- 
missioner to report at its next meeting as to the feasibility of establish- 
ing a fire patrol in addition to fire department force as at present con- 
stituted, passed a 1007; communication from the mayor transmitting 
communication from the fire commissioner relative to, discussed a 1025- 
1027-referred to committee on streets and sewers a 1027 ; order that the 
mayor instruct the fire commissioner to abolish the present system of fire 
patrol, and substitute in place thereof fire wardens, discussed, referred 
to the mayor a 911 

fire-works : order that the fire commissioner be directed to issue per- 
mits to storekeepers to sell fire-works from the 15th of June until the 5th 
of July, passed c 5S5 a 597 

gas-works nuisance : order that the committee on fire department 
be requested to investigate the numerous complaints arising from the 
smoke and obnoxious gases emanating from works of Pintsch Com- 
pressing Company, and also inquire into matter of fire danger to 
adjoining property by the maintenance ot said works in their present 
location, referred to committee on fire department c 161-referred to fire 
commissionerc 40S a 423 

holiday for veteran firemen : order that the mayor direct the heads 
of departments to allow the veteran firemen leave of absence on occa- 
sion of firemen's tournament at New Bedford in August, passed c 630 
a 662 

hook and ladder No. 1: order that the committee on fire depart- 
ment be requested to ascertain the condition of the house of Hook and 
Ladder Company No. 1 on Friend St., and report what alterations 
should be made in said house to better adapt it to the needs and re- 
quirements of said company, referred to committee on fire department 
c 2trS-report, no action necessary, accepted c 432 

hook and ladder apparatus, ward 24: order that the fire com- 
missioner be requested, through tlie mayor-, to report a list of the hook 
and ladder apparatus, with their locations and their equipments, in- 
cluded within the limits of ward 24, referred to the mayor c 135; com- 
munication from the mayor transmitting communication from the fire 
commissioner relative to, placed on file c 152 

hook and ladder company, engine :W. Charlestown: order 
that the fire commissioner be requested to report what the cost would 
be of maintaining a hook and ladder company in house of engine $6, 
relerred to the mayor c 43 

incapacity of engines, ward 24 : order that the fire commissioner, 
through the mayor, be requested to investigate the cause of the 
inability of any of the engines which answered tire call for a fire at 
Meeting-house Hill on Monday, Feb. 3, 1S90, to throw a stream of 
water continuously into the belfry of the burning building, and report 
same, referred to the mayor c 135; communication from the mayor 
transmitting communication from the fire commissioner relative to, 
placed on fiie c 152 

investigation of death of Mrs. O'Brien, and equipping lad- 
der truck : order that the committee on fire department be requested 
to investigate and report whether or not the de;rth of Mrs. O'Brien, by 
jumping from a window on Vine St., Charlestown, to escape fire, was 
due to the failure ol the life-Saving apparatus to arrive in time on the 
scene ol the fire to effect a rescue; that said committee he requested to 
report on the necessity ol equipping the ladder-truck now located in the 
Monumenlst. engine house, etc., discussed c Soo, t-oi-passed c S01 

investigation of electrical apparatus : order that a special com- 
mittee be appointed for the purpose ot investigating tlie electrical 
apparatus used in giving alarms, arrd that they be authorized to employ 
an expert for such purpose, discussed, referred to committee on fire 
department c 704-report, accepted, order rejected c 1030 

investigation of engine-houses and service : order that the 
committee on fire department inquire into the best means of impro\ ing 
the fire service and ascertain what improvements can be made in the 
sanitary arrangements of the various engine houses, anil the fire com- 
missioner is hereby authorized to render the committee such assistance 
as may be necessary to enable them to thoroughly investigate the sub- 



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ject, referred to committee on fire department c 26S-report, no action 
necessary c 1039 
investigation of lnnnagemnt of department : order that a 
special committee be appointed to investigate the management of the 
department ami also the condition of the fire-alarm service, with authority 
to give hearings, employ stenographer, and report in print, etc., passed 
c 7 1 7- referred to committee on stretts and sewers a 731 -report, accepted, 
order passed a 743 
ladder-house I. condition : order that tire committee on health in- 
vestigate the sanitary condition ot the house of ladder 1, referred to 
committee on health department c 200-report, with order, accepted, 
passed c 265 
ladder-house, (irove Hall : order to transfer the unexpended balance 
of $11,1105.41 from the appropriation lor ladder-house, ward 19, to 
special appropriation for ladder-house, Grove Hall, order rejected, 
motion to reconsider, assigned c 039-taken up, assigned c 960-motion 
to reconsider, assigned c 960-taken up, discussed C997, 998- indefinitely 
postponed C 99S ; order that the fire commissioner be requested to in- 
clude in his estimates for 1897 a sum to cover the cost oi electing* a 
ladder truck-house and furnishing the same on the site purchased at 
Grove Hall, referred to the mayor c 999 
ladder-house Vi, sanitary condition : order that the committee 
on lire department lie requested to investigate the sanitary condition ot 
house and report whether or not any action is necessary lor improve- 
ment of same, referred to committee on lire department c 466-report, no 
action necessary, accepted c 523 
ladder-house I'.t : order that the committee on fire department be re- 
quested to investigate the sanitary condition of the house of ladder 
company No. 13, and report amount necessary to place said house in 
proper condition, referred to committee on fire department c 437— report, 
no action necessary, accepted C 548; order that the committee on finance 
be requested to include in the next loan bill the sum of $22,500 for a new 
ladder house on present site of ladder No. 13. referred to committee on 
finance c 40.- ; order that the committee on fire department report as 
soon as expedient the sum necessary for constructing a new house for 
ladder 13, releried to committee on fire department c 436-report, no 
action necessary, accepted C 510 
ladder-house, .Myrtle St.: order that the fire commissioner be re- 
quested to report upon the expediency ot placing ladder-house at or 
near the corner of Joy St., referred to the mayor c 25 ; communication 
from tin: mayor transmitting communication horn fire commissioner 
relative to, placed on file c 39 
leave of absence to district chiefs : order that the mayor be re- 
quested to instruct the tire commissioner to allow the various district 
chiefs one day's leave ol absence in eight, discussed, referred to com- 
mittee on fire department c 465-ri port, accepted, order passed c 523 a 53S 
leave of absence, Sunday, June 14: order that the mayor be re- 
quested to instruct the fire commissioner to allow all members ot the 
veteran Firemen's Organization leave of absence from 9 A.M. to 3 
P.M. on Sunday, June 14, to attend memorial services on that day, 
passed a 4S2 c 4SS; communication from the mayor transmitting com- 
munication from the fire commissioner relative to, sent down a 527- 
placed on file c 544 
list of men and boys employed since July 1, 18!>5 : order that 
the fire commissioner, through the mayor, be requested to report the 
names of men or boys employed since July 1, 1S95, to the present time; 
residence of same; whether they were drawn from the civil service or 
not; salaries, and whether or not they are naturalized, referred to the 
mayor c 639 
new engine-house at Forest Hills : order that the committee on 
finance be requested to include in the next loan orilerthe sum of $40,000 
for a new eng ine-honse in the vicinity of Forest Hills station, referred 
to committee on finance a S7 
new lire-boat hull : communication from the mayor transmitting 
communication from the lire commissioner relative to expense of trans- 
fering machinery and pumps of old fire boat to a new null of lighter 
draught, referred to committee on streets and sewers a 962, 953-report, 
placed on file a 1067 
new ladder-house, Bio. l.'t ; new engine-house, IVo. '.tii : com- 
munication from the mayor transmitting communication from the fire 
commissioner calling attention to ladder-house on Washington, near 
Dover si., and to engine-house on Mt. Vernon St., West Roxbuiy, and 
asking that some provisions be made lor new houses, about $22,000, 
referred to committee on finance a 13S 
new quarters, engine 7 : order that the committee on fire depart, 
ment he requested to report on the feasibility of securing new quarters 
for engine company No. 7, and selling the building now occupied on 
East St., near South St., referred to committee on tire department c 269- 
report, no action necessary, accepted c 433 
new engine-house in ward 10 s order that the committee on fire 
department report at its earliest convenience tlieir opinion in relation to 
the need of placing a new engine-house in ward 10, formerly waid 22, 
releried to committee on lire department c 161-report, no action neces- 
sary, accepted c 40S 
new light-draft tire boat : communication from the mayor with 
order lor loan of $16,000, referred to committee on streets ami sewers a 
055-report, accepted, order passetl a 9S7 c 993 
one day in seven for firemen 1 order that the committee on appro- 
priations include in their report the sum of $50,000, said sum to consti- 
tute an appropriation to allow members of department one day in seven 
Without loss ol pay, releried to committee on appropriations c 43-rc- 
feried to committee on finance a 100 c 170 
patrol duty to be discontinued : order that the custom of street 
patrol duty be discontinued, referred to committee on fire department 
c 07S-rcporl, no action necessary c 1039 
pay before vacations: see City Employees 



Fire Department, continued. • 

pay for injured firemen : order that the mayor be requested to 
instruct the fire commissioner to allow firemen injured in the perform- 
ance of their duty their pay while incapacitated for work as a result 
of said injuries, referred to committee on fire department a 612-report, 
recommending reference to the mayor, accepted a 666 c 671 

petroleum: G. W. Mclntyre, notice of disapproval of petition a 86— 
refused a 631 ; Edison Electric Illuminating Company, license approved 
a 252; notice from tire commissioners approving license of Jenney 
Manufacturing Company, approved a 317 ; communication from the fire 
commissioner relative to petitions of E. O. & F. H. Merrill and Penni 
man Bros, for petroleum licenses, approved a 377; report of fire com- 
missioner on petition of Standard Oil Company lor license that leave 
be granted, approved a 400; report of fire commissioner on the peti- 
tion of the Globe Gas Light Company and T, D. Monast for license 
for petroleum, approved a 424 ; notice of approval of license of Thomas 
Mayo and E. A. Mutcl, granted a -149; notice of disapproval of license 
to Mrs. N. White, a refused 449; notice that on petition of Cable Rub- 
ber Company the petition for storage on vacant land be approved, and 
petition for storage in building disapproved, referred to committee on 
streets and sewers a 449- report, giving leave to withdraw, accepted 
a 031; communication from fire commissioner recommending leave 
to withdraw on petition of L. Sartrslein for license, accepted, 
a 473; communication from fire commissioner recommending that 
licenses begranted Henry H.Nelson, Woolsey block, Jamaica Plain, 
Robert Seaver & Son, Norcross & Myrick, E. A. Brown M Co., 
accepted, licenses granted a 473; communication from the fire comis- 
sioner, approving license of Jeffries Yacht Club for petroleum, license 
approved a 499; Mrs. Alfred Walkins, notice from fire commissioner of 
his disapproval of petition to sell petroleum, etc., West Seventh St., 
given leave to withdraw a 60S; notice of disapproval of license of John 
B. Pratt for petroleum, etc., license refused a 627; report, giving leave 
to introduce on following petitions referred last year; S. C. Sears, Win. 
H. Henderson, Tay Edwards, Mrs. Rachael Levy, Mrs. Koth, accepted 
a 631; notice from fire commissioner of disapproval of license of J.C. 
Talbot for petroleum, etc. ; license refused a 663 ; report from fire commis- 
sioner approving license of E. K. flint for sale of petroleum, etc., ac- 
cepted, approved a 766; reports from fire commissioner recommending 
that license be granted M . Flaherty, Second St. ; Mrs. Ellen Sullivan, 
Green St., Charlestown; Marietta Are)-, Rutherford ave., licenses 
approved a 77S; report of commissioner on petition of Charles Cooper 
for license lor petroleum, etc., approving same, license granted a S06; 
communication from the fire commissioner recommending that license 
granted Jacob Green for sale of oil, etc., be approved a 965 ; notice from 
fire commissioner approving petitions ot G. A. Drappoe and Edith F. 
Mullen, licenses granted a 9S7 ; communication from fire commissioner 
on petition of Daniel F. Foley for license to store petroleum, approvt d 
a 1025 

present system: report of committee on streets and sewers on petition 
of citizens against change of present system, placed on rile a 1007 

" Koxbury lire," l*it-l, reimbursement of firemen ; order that 
the fire commissioner be hereby authorized to reimburse the members 
of the department for the loss sustained by them at the Roxbury fire, 
according to schedule reported by the i\r>^ commissioner, etc., discussed 
c 464, 465-paSSed c 465-referred to committee on streets and sewers 
a 472-repori. accepted, order passed a 484 

salaries of fire chiefs: order that the committee on finance be re- 
quested to include in the next loan bill the sum of $S,200 for the purpose 
of increasing the salaries ot the chief, the first and second assistant 
chiefs, and the eleven district chiefs, referred to committee on finance 

a 379 

salt-water service : order that the committee on finance be requested 
to provide in the next loan order the sum of $50,000, according to esti- 
mates made by the city engineer, said sum to constitute a special ap- 
propriation for salt-water service, etc., referred to committee on finance 
C416 

salt-water pipe lines and veterinary hospital : report of com- 
mittee a 907-910, with orders that fire commissioner have prepared plans 
for a direct pipe line system in Oliver St., from Fort Hill wharf to and 
across High St. ; order that fire commissioner have prepared an estimate 
of cost of pulling old fire-boat in commission; order to take such meas- 
ures as may be necessary to secure a portion of the citv's land on Swett 
st. as a site lor a veterinary hospital and training school for the lire de- 
partment; order that the auditor ire authorized to transfer the unexpended 
balance from the appropriation for lire department, land and engine- 
house, North \±ud, to an appropriation for fire department, pipe line 
system, ordered printed and assigned a 910-lakuu up, three orders 
passetl a 92 1 C934 ; last order referred to committee on streets and sewers 
a 921 

sanitary condition, engine iVo. U : order that tin- committee on 
lire department be requested to examine and report the sanitary con- 
dition ol the house ot engine No. 6, on Lcvcrelt St., referred to com- 
mittee on lire-department c 437-report, no action necessary, accepted, 
Order rejected c 492 

sanitary condition, engine-house IVo. £:t : order that the com 
inittee on fire department he requested to inquire into the sanitary con 
dition of engine house, Northampton St., referred to committee on lire 
department c ifio-report, with order, accepted, order passed c ^2^ a 343 

sanitary condition, ladder-house IVo. 1: communication from 
board ol health relative to, referred to committee on lire department c 352 

sanitary condition of engiue-hoiise IVo. S : order that the cot 
mittee on fire department be requested to inquire into the sanitary 
condition of engine-house on Salem st., referred to committee on fire 
department c 169-report, accepted, order rejected C 432, 433 

storm hats for firemen : order that the mayor bi requi ted to advise 
the tire commissioner 10 order a different storm hat from the one in 
present use by members, etc., referred to the mayor c 501 



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Fire Department, continued '. ■ 

Street tank for storage Of oil : Brookline Gas Light Company, 
petition to build a steel tank for storage of oil at its works a ssg-order 
tor hearing n SS 
veterinary hospital: communication from the mayor transmitting 
communication Irom the fire commissioner recommending passage of 
order that the city auditor be authorized to transfer the unexpended 
balance to the credit of the appropriation for ladder-house, ward 19 to 
an appropriation lor lire department, veterinary hospital and training 
school, referred to committee on streets and sewers a oSs-report, ac- 
cepted, order passed a oS7-assigned 0994 
poles : 
Centke, Walter. .Malvern, Dudley sts., and Bellvue ave. : 
petition to erect 64 poles a 3yS-nrder for hearing a 505-hearing a 529- 
granted a 7S2 
Cl suing ave.: petition to erect poles a S65~order for hearing a S75- 

hearing a SSy-granted a S95 
Vale, Marcei.LA, and Thornton sts.: report on petition of com- 
missioner, referred last year, giving leave to withdraw, accepted 
a 5°5 

Fire-escapes on Buildings. (See Ordinances.") 

Fireworks, Fourth of July. 
order that the mayor request the board of police to permit the firing of 

rockets, squibs, crackers, torpedoes, etc., in the public streets on the 

4th of July, between the hours of 4 o'clock in the morning and 12 at 

midnight, passed a 666 
Way Gee Tong, petition to discharge firecrackers, Harrison ave. a 730, 

report, no action necessary, accepted a 742 

First Free Baptist Society. 

petition that certain restrictions on estate cor. Shawmut ave. and Rutland 
st. be so modified that said estate may be used for educational purposes, 
referred to committee on public lands c 716-report, with order, accepted, 
passed c S44 a 866, S67 

First Spiritual Temple. 

order that a special committee be appointed to ascertain the reason why 
' the real estate located at the cor. of Newbury and Exeter sts. is exempt 
from taxation, and to obtain the opinion of the corporation counsel as 
to the legality of such exemption, etc., passed, committee appointed 
c 995-report, ordered printed and assigned c 1010-taken up (CD. 18S), 
discussed c 104S, 1049-report rejected c 1049 

First street. 

lamp : H. G.Jordan & Co. et als., petition a 139 

macadamizing and regulating ; order that the committee on 

finance be requested to include in the next loan bill the sum of $7,500 

for purpose of macadamizing and regulating from I st. to Q^st., referred 

to committee on finance c 311 
tracks : New England R.R. Co., petition to lay across street a S30-order 

for hearing a S75~hearing a 901-granted a 913 

First and Second streets. 

playground : see Playground, South Boston 

Fisher, Margaret A. 

petition to box tree, Dorchester ave. a S65-grauted a S76; communication 
from the mayor vetoing permit, veto sustained a 900 

Fisher avenue. 

macadamizing, and edgestoues, and gutters : order that the 
committee on street department look into the advisability of macadam- 
izing and laying edgestones and gutters, referred to committee on 
street department c 723 

sidewalk: Thomas J. Finneran, petition a 422-granted a 42S 

Fisk, G. R., &,Co. 

petition to project sign, I [awley st. a 139-granted a 141 

Fisk, Wm. 

petition to project transparency, Washington st. a SSS-j 

Fitch, E. O. 



stable, Boylston St., petition and order for hearing a 1 
leave to withdraw a 251 

Fitchburg R. R. Co. 

railroad police: Robert D. Crosby, appointed a 567 

Fitzgerald, Daniel J. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries a 901-refuscd ; 

Fitzgerald, J. E. 

bay-window, Bartlett St., petition and order for hear 
a 562-granted a 760 

Fitzgerald, Hon. John F. 

resolution extending thanks of city council for oration delivered July 



ranted a S92 
69-hearing, given 

1 920 c 929 

,n S :l 53'S-hearing 



Fourth, passed a 6S9 c 692 



Fitzpatrick, M. 

petition to maintain stand in front of Old Court-house to exhibit x-rays a 
729-refused a 73S 

Flagg, G. 

petition to exhibit pony curiosities a 4Q7-grahted a 500 

Flagg street. 

sewer: ordered a 742 

Fleet street. 

lantern : Piscopo & Co.. petition a 72S-granted a 7S1 

sign : P. Placido, petition a 763-granted a 772 

transparency : James A. Doherty, petition a7S5~granted a 7SS 

Fleet and Commercial streets. 

electric arc light: J. E. Mahoney & Co., petition a 950-granted a 954 

Fletcher and South streets. 

sewer : Edward Orchard etals., petition a 805 

Flint, E. R. 

report from fire commissioner approving license for sale of petroleum, 
etc., accepted, approved a 766 

Flint & Johnson et als. 

petition, sewer, L st. a 342, report, no action necessary a 632; sidewalk, 
cor. L. and Eighth sts., petition a 530 -granted a 542 

Flood, Thomas W. 

appointed commissioner of wires a 49-confirmed a 85 

Floral Emblem Society. 

petition, use of Faneuil Hall a 139-granted a 149; petition, use of Faneuil 
Hall a 1027-granted a 1030 

Florence Crittenton Home. 

petition to project sign, Green st. a 50-granted a 5S; petition, illuminated 
lamp, Green st. a 942-granted a 945 

Florence street, West Roxbury. 

laying out : order that the board of street commissioners be hereby 
requested to report an estimate of the cost of laying out and construct- 
ing from Catherine st. to Hyde Park ave. passed c 361 ; communication 
from street commissioners relative to, referred to the committee on 
finance C431, 432 

Florence and Washington streets, West Roxbury. 

sewer: report with preamble and order for hearing on order to take land 
of Willard P. Whittemore et als., for sewer purposes, accepted, passed 
a 779-hearing a S29-report, with order to take land, accepted, passed 
a 83S 

Fogg, D. H. 

petition, lantern, Washington St., Dorchester a 34t-granted a 402 

Fogg, George D. 

petition to project illuminated sign, Washington St. a 29; order that leave 
be granted to project illuminated sign, Washington St., referred to 
committee on streets and sewers a 35-report, accepted, order passed a 36 

Foley, Bernard, et al., administrator. 

order that so much of order of assessment, passed Jan. 19, on account ot 
sidewalk in front of estate, Maywood St., be rescinded and reassessed, 
referred to committee on streets and sewers a 540-report, accepted, 
order passed a 543 

Foley, Elizabeth. 

petition for renewal of permit to maintain fruit stand, Bath st. a 421 

Follan, John J. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries a 655-refused a 920 c 92S 

Follen, John, heirs. 

bay-window, Green st., Roxbury, petition and order for hearing a 423- 
hearing a 446 

Folsom, Charles Edward, Alderman. 

qualified : page 1 

appointed: examination of accounts of Franklin fund a 31 ; committee 
on paving division, stables, ferry division, inspection of prisons, appro- 
priations a 36; committee on railroads, streets and sewers, ferry division, 
paving division, stables, inspection of provisions, new ward-rooms, 
appropriations, city clerk department, collecting department, finance, 
hospital department, public buildings department, schools and school- 
houses, treasury department, Fourth of July a S7, SS; committee to 
attend funeral of ex-Governor Russell a 711; committee to attend 
funeral of ex-Mayor Henry I.. Pierce a 1002 

orders offered: unfinished business of board of aldermen a 12; sign, 
Hayward pi. a 33; new ward-rooms a 33; charge of insane a 33; projec- 
tion of illuminated sign, Washington st. a 35; carriage shed .a 55; 



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FOURTH 



Folaom, Charles Edward, Alderman, continued. 

removal of trees, Blue Hill ave. a 55; Sydney St., construction a 86; 
India sq., enlargement of a 86; Mayheld St., construction a 86; Centre 
St., construction a 86; Massachusetts ave., construction a S6; improve- 
ments, Dorchester a J2i ; removal of trees, Park St. a 122 ; Pleasant and 
Freeport sts., electric light a 14S; funds for new ward-rooms a 148; 
land for sewer between Norfolk ave. and Clifton St. a 243; Freeport St., 
paving a 426; removal trees, Blue Hill ave. and Evans St. a 540; removal 
of tree, Washington st. and Northern ave. 3574 ; removal tree, Washing- 
ton and Harvard sts. a 574 ; Algonquin and Bradlce sts., square a 574; 
removal trees, Washington st. and Northern ave., and Washington and 
Harvard sts. a 611 ; hospital permit not to be issued a 612; entertainment, 
Knxbury, Fourth of July a 612 ; edgestones, Tremlett park a 612 ; trans- 
fer of Tremlett park to public grounds department 3612; removal trees, 
Magnolia st. a 62S; trimming tree, Mt. Pleasant ave. a 62S; trimming 
tree, Morton St., Dorchester a 62S; electric light, Park st. a 620; resolu- 
tions on death ol ex-Governor Russell a 70S, 700; committee to arrange 
eulogy on life and services of the late Wm. E. Russell 3711 ; ex lens ion of 
improved sewerage, taking of land a 74c ; closing Richmond st. to travel 
a 740; removal trees, Oakley and Bowdoin sts. a 751 ; sewer, Lawrence 
ave. a 752, 755; next meeting of boaid of aldermen a 754 ; registration 
booths in streets a 753; extension of Bowdoin st. a 7S7 ; loan tor street 
department, sewer division a S12; use of ward-rooms before elections 
a 834; removal of tree, Roslin st. a S36; next meeting a 836; amend- 
ments to loan for sewer connections a 837; loan for sewer constructions 
a S73; next meeting a S91 ; hearings on consumptives homes a Sy2 ; 
grade of Tenean St., Dorchester a S94; fire-alarm box, Pierce farm a S95 ; 
sidewalk, Hartland st. 3953; next meeting 3966, 1032; resolutions on 
death of Henry L. Pierce a 1001 ; rescission of bond for laying pipe, 
Purchase St. a 1066; resolution at closing proceedings a 1070 
remarks : revocation of sparring permit a 33; charge of insane a a, 
34; use of streets, ordinance relative to a 34; suits by city a 35; Metro- 
politan water supply a 54; cornice, cor. Tremont and Beacon sts. a 143; 
use of Telephone wire a 149; new ward-rooms a 150; stable, Benedict 
St. a 52S; stable, Gay Head st. aJ2S; stable, Gordon st., Dorchester 
a529; sanitation of school-houses 3533,534; free public baths 3571,572; 
Consumptives' Home, report a 575; Consumptives' Home a 598-607; 
626, 726, 744, 745; loan tor street department and elecric light plant, 
city hospital a 660, 061, 667 ; tracks, Adams st. 3664,665; building per- 
mit, (Juincy st., Consumptives' Home a 6S4, 6S5 ; death of ex-Governor 
Wm. \i. Russell a 709; loan for street improvements West Roxbury 
a 768; poles. King, Cain, Bellevue, and Ashmont sts. a 743; Consump- 
tives' Home, Quincy St. a 752; street department loan 3756-758; build- 
dings for Consumptives' Hospitals a 774, 775; sewer connections, 
East Boston a S11 ; loan for sewer division a 812, S13, S36-S40; sewer 
connections, Charlestown, loan foraS6o-S73; loan for sewer construc- 
tion a 873, S74; next meeting a S91, 972; hearings on consumptives' 
homes a F02-S94; grade, Tenean st. 3894,895; protest against Quincy- 
st. Home 3 904; death of Henry L. Pierce 3 1001; loan for purchase 
of Massachusetts Historical Society building a 1024, 1025; building, 
Quincy St. Consumptives' Home a 102S, 1029, 1033, 1063-1065; removal 
ol swill-house, Hoxbury a 1065, 1066; rescission of permit for pipe, 
Purchase st. a 1066; closing remarks a 1070 

Footbridge, Greenwich Park. (See Greenwich Park.) 
Foote, Elizui. 

report and order that the city solicitor be authorized to have a judgment 
entered against the city in the sum of $5,000, an action to recover under 
his contract for filling of Commonwealth ave., said sum to be charged 
to appropriation for Commonwealth ave., accepted, discussed, passed 
a 20S, 209 c 21 1 

Forbes, J. Malcolm, et als. 

petition for the construction of a speedway, Blue Hill ave. boulevard a 
950- granted a 955; communication from the mayor transmitting com. 
municaUon from the superintendent of streets relative to, ordered 
printed and assigned a 983, 9S4 

Ford, Alfred J. 

petition to remove trees, Blue Hill ave. a 655; bay-windows, Blue Hill 
ave., petition and order for hearing a 6S7-hearing a 72S-granted a 915 

Ford, Michael. 

petition to be paid balance remaining from tax sale of estate, Newman st. 
a 3'5-report, with order to pay certain sum, accepted, passed a 569 c 5S0 

Ford, William. 

petition for renewal of permit to maintain a bootblack stand in front 
of Old Court-house a 29-granted a 121 ; petition to maintain stand out 
side Old Courthouse a SSS 

Ford street. 

bulkhead : Frank Vesce, petition to construct a S65-granted 3876 
plank-walk : order that the superintendent of streets be requested to 
construct a plank-walk from Saratoga to Leyden st., and about two 
hundred feet on Chelsea ave., referred to committee on streets and 
sewers a 86-rcport, accepted, order passed 3 633 

Forest Hills. 



new engine-house : see Fire Department 
new grammar school : see School Department 



Forest Hills street. 

edgestones and sidewalk : E.J. Reed, petition a 902-granted a 913; 
Mrs. E.J. Reed, petition a 398-granted a 403 

Forest Hills street and Peter Parley road. 

sidewalk: Wm. C. Meyer, petition a 565-granted a 577; Marie E. 
Zakrzewskie, petition a 565-granted a 577 

Forest street. 

edgestones and sidewalk : granted a 429 

trees: Louis Hobden, petition, removal a 342-trimming, granted a 377— 
order to remove three trees, passed a 1032 

Fort avenue. 

police protection, etc., at stand-pipe: see Public Grounds De- 
partment 

Fort Point Channel. 

building : Boston Wharf Company, petition to erect building fronting" 
on a 655-granted c 693 a 732 

Ailing : communication from the city engineer forwarding license and 
plan lroui United States government to fill solid to the pier line, the 
docks andwharves from Federal St. bridge to what will be the extension 
of Summer St., referred to committee on streets and sewers 3 733-report, 
placed on file a 742; communication from the city engineer forwarding 
license and plan from the secretary of war to fill outside the harbor line 
in channel, placed on file a S06 

Foster, John R, Councilman, Ward 9. 

qualified : page 1 

appointed : teller fourth division c 17; committee on rules and orders 
of the common council c 26; committee on claims, legislative matters, 
sealing of weights and measures, rules and orders c 135. 137; committee 
on collection of ashes c 165; committee on South bay c 294; committee 
on strandway c 495 

orders ottered : consolid3tion of joint committees c 20; ladder-house, 
Myrtle st. e 25; election of city messenger and clerk of committees by 
ballot c 45; Charles st., wall along Charles river cm; statement of 
committee meetings c m; extra ward-rooms c 200; Chestnut St., re- 
moval of Tussock moth c 269; sidewalks inward 9 c 311; ward-room 1 , 
ward 11 c 339; Boylston St., widening c 393, 394; renovation of City 
Hall c 560; sidewalks, Irving, Garden, Anderson, Grove, Phillips, and 
West Cedar sts. c 694; removal of wires on principal streets and 
avenues C694; investigation of electrical apparatus c 704 ; next meeting 
c 716; river carnival, Labor day c 723; works of art in library c S55 ; 
Boylston St., crosswalk c 940; sympathy for Councilman Southwick 
c 1049 

remarks : rules and orders of the common council c 16; election of city ■ 
messenger c 19; employment of H. II. Atwood c 21 ; repairs on school 
buildings, appropriation c 39; drilling of citizens c 46; laborers, park 
department c 62; settlement of water department claims c 62; Metro- 
politan water supply c 63; widening Tremont St. c 69; school-house, 
Forest Hills station c 94; election of president pro tern, c 90, 91 ; rules 
and orders, contingent expenses c 102, 103, 106; contingent bills c 107; 
settlement of water-claims c 12S, 129; election of aldermen c 132; play- 
ground, ward 23 c 133; wardrooms c 156; election of .aldermen c 162; 
location of ward-rooms c 1S0-1S2; playground, North End c 219, 220; 
Boston Lunatic Hospital to be separated from the penal institutions 
c 263; ordinance rel3tive to city officers participating in caucuses c 263; 
loan for wire department c 264; number of deputy sealers increased 
0266,267; approval of plans and designs by art commission c 271, 272; 
right of way, School st. c 296; subw3y lease c 2<jS, 299; chiim of Pierce 
F. Lonerg3ii & Co. c 321, 322; taxation of persomil property c 330; 
playground, ward 9 c 34c; city contract labor c 366; sewer outlet, South 
Boston c 391 ; widening Boylston st. c 394; sanitation and ventilation 
of school houses c 457, 458, 460; reimbursement of firemen c 464; Oliver- 
st. nuisance c 467; loan for school improvements c 515, 516,544 ; loan for 
ferry landing c 546, 547; sanit3tion of school houses c 556; ward-room, 
ward 11 c 584; purchase, etc., of Massachusetts Historical building 
C617; loan bill e 649,650,653; removal of wires c 69(5 removal of fire 
commissioner c 609, 700; relative to question ol" privilege c 720; fire de- 
partment investigation c 795; loan, street department, sewer division 
cS22,S23; expenses of dedication of John Boyle O'Reilly statuecS43; 
lo3n for sewer division c S49 

Fourth of July. 

A.P.A. parade: order that the mayor be requested to take whatever 
steps may be in his power to stop the so-called A.l'.A. parade on July 
4, and if it is beyond his power that he request the board of polic : e to 
assign extra policemen for duty along line of parade, etc., discussed, 
referred to the mayor c 679 
appropriation, transfer : see Seventeenth of June 
celebration : order that a special committee be appointed to prepare 
and report a plan, together with the expense of the same, for the celebra- 
tion, passed c 23 a 30; committee appointed 3 SS c 136; partial report 
with programme for celebration 3nd order authorizing spending of 
money for same, accepted, passed a 500-discussed c 508-510-aiiicndcd, 
passed C 510-referred to committee on streets and sewers a 5(S-repoit, 
voted to non-concur and adhere to former action 3543-adhered to forme 1 
action e 544-referred to committee on streets and sewers a 567-report, 
accepted, adhered to former action, sent down a 577- receded and ton 
cuned c 5S0; communication from the mayor stating that he had 
designated the chairman of the board of aldermen and the president of 
the common council to act with him in carrying out the programme lor 
the celebration, sent down a 562-placed on hie c 579 



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FOURTH 



FREEPORT 



Fourth of July, continued. 

celebration in Dorchester: order that the committee on appropria- 
tions be requested to include in the annual appropriation bill the sum of 
i ied for the proper celebration of the Fourth in Dorchester, 
. I i n i unmittee on appropriations c7S-referred to committee on 
finance « 170 c 179; order tnat the sum of $90 be appropriated tor a 
children's entertainment in the Dudley school, cor. Dudley and Putnam 
ms., Roxbury, etc., passed a 612 c 611; 

celebration In East Boston: order that the committee on appro- 
priations include in their appropriation bill the sum of $2,000 for cele- 
bration in East Boston, referred to committee on appropriations c 43, 
14-referred to committee on finance a 169 c 179; order that the sum of 

be impropriated lor a children's entertainment in the Blackinton | 
school, Emerson District, etc., discussed a 611, 612-passed a 612 c 615 

celebration in South Boston: order that the committee on appro- 
. : ttions include in the appropriation bill the sum of $2,000 for celebra- 
tion in South Boston, referred to committee on appropriations c 45- 
referred to committee on finance a 169 c 179; order that the sum of $90 
he appropriated for a children's entertainment in the Cyrus Alger 
school, South Boston, etc., passed c 622-referred to committee on streets 
and sewers a 625-rcport, accepted, order passed a 633 

exercises at. Fanenil Hall: resolutions extending' thanks of the city 
council to Hon. |ohn F. Fitzgerald for oration delivered; Rev. E. 
Winchester Donald, D.D-, for services as chaplin; Leopold Morse 
Goulston, for services as reader of Declaration of Independence; Mr. 
S Kronberg for singing at exercises, passed a 6SS, 6S9 c 692 

fireworks : see Fireworks. Fourth ot July 

oration: resolution extending thanks ol city council to the Hon. John 
F. Fitzgerald, for oration delivered by him, and requesting that he 
furnish copy for publication, passed a 6SS, 6S9 c 602 

Fowle, George W., et als. 

petition, lamp, Chestnut sq. a 764 

Fowls. 

Baxter, H. W. : petition to be paid for loss of fowls killed by dogs 

a 025-granted a 733 
Conness, Edith F. : petition to be paid for loss of fowls killed by dogs 

a 497-granted a 504 
Curtis, Charles F. : petition to be paid for loss of towls a 764-granted 

a 905 
Davis, Geo. H. : petition to be paid for loss of fowls a 964-granted a 967 
Dennis, VV. S. : petition to be paid for loss of fowls killed by dogs a 530- 

granted a 733 
F.vwcett, John N. : petition to be paid for loss of fowls killed by dogs 

a 7S6-granted a 905, 906 
Hokne. George: petition to be paid for loss of fowls killed by dogs 

a 764-granted a 905 
Mav, Theresa T. : petition to be paid for loss of fowls killed by dogs 

a 912— granted a 990 
McDonough, John: petition to be compensated for loss of fowls killed 

by dogs a 421-granted a 733 
McDougall, S. J. : petition to be paid for loss of fowls killed by dogs 

a 530-granted a 733 
Metcalk, E. B. : petition to be paid for loss of fowls a 964-granted a 967 
Monk, Mrs. Katie: petition to be paid for loss of fowls killed by dogs 

a 50-granted a 2S5 
Monroe, J. Albert: petition to be paid for loss of fowls killed by dogs 

a 203-grauted a 2S5; petition to be paid tor loss of fowls killed by dogs 

a625-granted a 733; petition to be paid for loss of fowls killed by dogs 

a 777 
Ordwav, Mary E. : petition, compensation for loss of fowls killed by 

dogs a 919-granted a 922 
Ol'rish, Jacob : petition to be paid for loss of fowls killed by dogs a 472- 

granted a 733 
Peters, Mrs. Andrew J. : petition, compensation for loss of fowls a 342; 

granted a 504-petition to be paid for loss of fowls killed by dogs a 497 - 

granted a 733 
Quincy, Wm. H. : petition to be paid for loss of fowls killed by dogs 

a 919-granted a 922 
KUSSELL, Willis L. : petition, compensation for loss of fowls a 764- 
granted a 905 
smith, E. A. : petition to be paid for loss of fowls killed by dogs a 6S3- 

granted a 733 
Smith, Mrs. Edgar C. : petition to be paid for loss of fowls killed by 

dogs a 5Q-granted a 2S5 
ToBra, Thomas J.: petition to be paid for loss of fowls killed by dogs 

a 421-granted a 733 
Wells, William : petition to be paid for loss of fowls a 1005-granted 

a 1006 

Fox, George G., Co 

report, no action necessary, on remonstrance against coasting, Edgeworth 
St., accepted a 2S5 ; petition, sign, corner Edgeworth and Ferrin sts. 
a8o5-granted a 815 

Fox, Samuel. 

petition, sign, Albion st. a 421-granted a 151, 

Frame & McPherson. 

petition to erect building, Mill st. a Sjj'-granted c 195 1 205 

Franklin avenue. 



bootblacks: se^ Licenses 

sign: J. W. Littlefield, petition a '4y-gl anted a.2|$4 



Franklin Brewing Company. 

election building, ISaker St., granted c 195 a 205 

Franklin Fund. 

examination of accounts : communication from treasurer requesting 
an examination of the accounts of treasurer, placed on file a 31-com- 
mittee appointed a 31-report, accepted, placed on file a 52 

portion of fund for trades unions : resolve, that in the opinion 
of the city council the trustees of said fund set apart for the use of the 
trades unions of Boston a portion of fund, believing that such disburse- 
ment is in keeping with the provisions of the will of Benjamin Franklin, 
referred to trustees of the Franklin fund a 151 

Franklin park. 

baseball grounds for workinginen : order that the mayor be 
requested to instruct the park commissioners to have one of the base- 
ball grounds reserved for workingmen on Saturday afternoons during 
June, July, August, and September, referred to the inayorc62o; coin- 
inunication from the mayor transmitting communication from park 
commissioner relative to, placed on file c 692 

Franklin place. 

claims : Wm. Minot, trustee, et als., notices of intention to apply for a 
jury to revise sewer assessment a 1005-referred to law department 
c 103S a 1058 

sewer : Michael Donlan, petition to be paid $200 for land taken a 902 

Franklin School. (See School Department.) 

Franklin street. 

change of name of Bread St.: see Bread st. 

sign: E. C. Lewis, petition a 29-granted a 122; John Kelley, petition 
a 22S-granted a 234; W. C. Demain & Son, petition a 39S -granted a 505; 
G. & P. Engraving Co., petition a 471-granted a 539; Boston Coupling- 
Co., petition a 777-granted a 781 

Franklin street, Brighton. 

appropriation : order to transfer $1,800 from the rebuilding of Water- 
town bridges, passed a S74 c S79 

electric light : order that the superintendent of lamps be requested, 
through the mayor, to place electric light near Bradbury St., referred to 
the mayor c 526 

tunnel : order that the committee on appropriations be requested to pro- 
vide a sum sufficient to complete the tunnel, referred to committee on 
appropriations c 26-referred to committee on finance a 169 c 179 

Franklin street, Charlestown. 

hay-window : Edward Doherty, petition and order for hearing a 951- 
hearing a 904-granted a 967 . 

Franklin and Blackstone squares. 
improvements : order that the committee on finance include in the 
first loan order such sum lor the improvement of squares as the super- 
intendent of public grounds may adjudge necessary to put said squares 
in a proper condition, and have them supplied with a suitable number 
of flowerbeds and plants, etc., referred to committee on finance c So 

Franklin and Hamilton streets. 

sign: Mrlndoe Bros., petition to project a 964-granted a 967 

Frar, Solomon. 

petition, sign, Joy St. a 763-granted a 771 

Frederickson, P. A., Sr. 

petition, sign, Sterling St. a 29-refused a 234; petition, sign, Sterling St. 
a 421-granted a 424 

Free Arc Lights. (See West End Street Railway Com- 
pany. ) 
Free Concerts. (See Summer Concerts.) 

Free Home for Consumptives, Quincy street. (See 
Quincy Street and Health Department.) 

Free Public Promenade Concerts. 

report of committee (referred last year), taken up, assigned c 720; taken 
up, indefinitely postponed c 1010 

Free Transfers. (See Street Railways.) 

free transfers i" East Boston : see West End Street R.R. Company 

Free Transfers and Equalization and Reduction of Fares. 

(See Street Railways.) 
Freeport street. 

Itny-windotvs: James T. Graham, petition and order for hearing 

a 76^rh<-'ai'ing a 770-granted a 7S1 
building : D. F. Doyle, petition to erect a 372-granted c 40S a 423; D. F. 

Doyle, petition to erect a 420-granted c 46S a 473 
bulkhead : James J. Graham, petition to construct a So5-granted a S12 
paving: order that the committee on finance he requested to provide in ■ 

the next loan-bill the sum of $10,000 for paving from Dorchester ave. tO' 

Pleasant st.. referred to committee on finance a 426 



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FREEPORT 



GARRISON 



Freeport street, continued. 

retaining-wall : order that the street commissioners be requested to 
report, at their earliest convenience, the practicability and probable cost 
of constructing a retaining wall along the east side, adjoining the prop- 
erty of the Dorchester Yacht Club, passed C7S; communication from 
the Street commissioners relative to, referred to committee on finance 

C J no 

sidewalk : A. (.;. McVey, petition a 77S-granted a 7S0 
tree : Charles K. Bugbee, petition, removal a S65 

Freeport and other streets, Dorchester. 

conduits : West End Street R.R. Company, petition to lay a 229-re- 
ferred to committee on railroads a 235-report, giving leave to withdraw, 
accepted a 347; West End Street R.R. Company, petition to lay a 315- 
order lor hearing* 347-hearing a 397-granted a 402 

Freeport and Shamrock streets. 

land : see McNeil, Neil 

Frees & Holland. 

petition, sign, Washington st. a 167-granted a 234 



(See Ferry from South Boston to East 



Freight Ferry. 
Boston.) 

Freil, Richard A. 

appointed constable a 562-granted a 59S 

Fremont street. 

sewer : order for construction between River and Norfolk sts., referred 
to committee on streets and sewers a 1007-report, accepted, order passed 
a 1007 

French, Charles E. 

remonstrance against widening ofTremont and Boylston sts. by taking 
of land from Boston Common, sent up c 40-placed on file a 50; petition 
for indefinite postponement of order for widening Tremont and Boylston 
sis. c 61-report, no action necessary, accepted c 226 a 229; remonstrance 
against election of posts and location of trolley- wires upon the Boylston - 
st. mal! of Boston Common, sent up c 154-placed on file a 16S; petition, 
removal plank-walk encroaching on Boylston-st. mall of Boston Com- 
mon c 487; report giving leave to withdraw, accepted c 693 a 731 ; remon- 
strance against widening of Boylston st,, referred to committee on 
Street laying-out department c 262-report, no action necessary, accepted 
C4oSa42i; petition for removal of trolley-posts and wires Irom Boylston- 
st. mail of Boston common, etc. c S53; petition for information as to 
trespass upon the Granary burying-ground and the tomb of John Han- 
cock a 902 ; petition that action lie taken for the removal of tracks from 
the common a gio 

Friedlander, Adolph. 

petition, sign, Shawmut ave. a 805-granted a 815 

Friend street. 

W. W. Roberts, petition to excavate a 341- 
jranted a 539 



cellars below grade : 

granted a 424 
sign: Rubin Solomon, petition a 421- 



Friend, Market, and Canal streets. 

sij^ns : I .line Furniture Co., petition to project a 950-granled a 954 

Front street. 

building : Boston Ice Co., petition to erect a So4-granted c S24 a 832 
electric light : order that the superintendent of lamps be requested to 
locale an electric light at or near the corner of Warren ave., passed a 55 

Frost Brothers. 

petition to erect building, Centre St., West Roxbury a nS-granted c 195- 
rclerred to committee on streets and sewers a 205-report, accepted, per- 
mit granted a 20S; petition, license to run barges a 625 ; petition, license 
10 run bargeB, a 764-granted a 766 

Fuller, Geo. A., Co. 

petition to erect guy-posts, State and other streets a go2-granted a 911; 
petition that portion of Congress sq. be closed a 902-granted a 91 1 

Fulton street. 

flag: I). T. Timayenis, petition to project a S3-granted a 141 
land for improved sewerage: Henry W. Hunt, petition, compen- 
sation for a 342 

Funds. 

Franklin Fund: see Franklin Fund 
Randidge Trust Fund: nee Randidge Bequest 

Furber, O. E. 

petition, sidewalk, Humboldt ave. a 422-ifranted a 42.S 

Furber, Oscar E. 

bay-window, Huntington and Parker Hill aves., petition and order for 
hearing a 473 -hearing a 496 



Furbush, A. J. 

petition to erect building, Washington st., Brighton a 471-granted c 550, 
55' as66 

Furbush, Almon J. 

petition, license to run barges a 472-granted a 477 

G and H streets. 

hills : cutting down : see Park Department 

G. & P. Engraving Co. 

petition, sign, Franklin st. a 471-granted a 539 

Gaddis, Michael E., Councilman, Ward 19. 

qualified : page I 

appointed: committee on joint rules and orders c 48; committee on 
health department, street department, joint rules and orders, Fourth of 
Julv, Memorial Day c 135, 136; committee on Fellows-st. sewer c 165; 
committee on Stony brook c 415 

orders offered: Tremont St., asphalting c 24; flag-staff for Madison 
park c 7S. no; repairs, Haskins st. c 469; Willow park, extension C526; 
Culvert St., repairs c 526; improvement, Hallock St. c 590; condition of 
Salvisberg ave. c 590; Hampshire St., paving of gutters c 678; sanitary 
condition of Haskins st. c 67S; paving Downing st. c 704 

Gale, Charles W. 

order that the mayor be hereby requested to instruct the superintendent of 
streets to grant permission to stand at corner of Washington and Avon 
sts. for the purpose of making his living, discussed a 1031, 1032-referred 
to committee on streets and sewers a 1032-report, accepted, order in new 
draft, passed a 1032 

Gale & Kent. 

petition, sign, Court st. a 777-granted a 781 

Gallagher, John T. 

petition, license, athletic exhibition a 9-granted a 9 

Galligan, E. T., et cits. 

petition, lamp, Kearsarge terrace a 447 

Galvin, J. Mitchel. 

elected city clerk a 9 c 17 
Galvin, James J. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries a 251 

Gamage, Hannah. 

report and order that sidewalk assessment against estate, Washington 
st., be rescinded and reassessed to Hammond V. Hayes, accepted, 
passed a 260 

Gammans, George H., et als. 

petition that Main St. be put in order for travel a 84-report, no action 
necessary, accepted a 742 

Gannon, James, et als. 

petition, lamps, Mozart ave. a 49 

Garbage. 'See Disposition of Offal.) 
Garden- Court street. 

paving: order that the committee on finance be requested to provide in 
the next loan bill the sum of $2,200 for paving with granite blocks, 
referred to committee on finance c 134; order that the committee on 
finance be requested to report in the next loan order a sum sufficient to 
pave, referred to committee on finance c 3g6 

Gardner avenue. 

laying out: order that the committee on street laying-out department 
look into the advisability of laying out from the junction of Roxbury 
to Centre sts. referred to committee on street laying-out department 
C623 

Gardner street, Brighton. 

crosswalks : order that the superintendent of streets be requested, 
through the mayor, to place crosswalks at Chester St., referred to the 
mayor c 621 

Garfie, Malk. 

petition, barber-pole, Cambridge st. a 919-granted a 923 

Garland, N. W. 

petition to erect building, Euclid st. a 496-granted a 539 c 544 ; petition to 
erect building, Euclid St. a 596-granteu c 693 a 732; petition to erect 
building, Washington St., Dorchester a 9ni-granted a 945-reconirnitted 
c 958- granted c 976 

Garrison street. 

sign: Mary E. Allen, petition a 901-granted a 915 



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GAS 



GINSBURG 



Gas Appliance Exchange. 

petition, sign, Boylston st. a 2aS-granted a 234 
Gas Company, New. (See Legislative Matters.) 
Gas-House Nuisance, North End. {See North End.) 
Gas Leakage. 

order that the mayor be requested to investigate the causes of the recent 
gas leaks, Nowcomb St., referred to the mayor c 975 

Gas Plant, East Boston. (See East Boston.) 
Gaskins, James, et ah. 

petition, sewer to drain territory bounded by Richmond St., Ruggles pi., 
Washington St., and Dorchester ave. a 964 

Gaston, Wm. A. 

petition to construct bulkheads, Columbus ave. a 565-granted a 576 

Gaston street. 

coasting: George H. Morrill, petition to allow a 29-report, no action 
necessary, accepted a 2S5; order that coasting be allowed, passed a 1070 
edgestones and sidewalk: R. Isaacs, granted a 428 
sidewalk : ordered a 123 

Gaston street and Blue Hill avenue. 

sidewalks : order that so much of assessment approved April 1S, 1S96, 
against estates of Thomas W. Hersey, Anna J. Trant, and Mahala F. 
Nickerson be rescinded, passed a 744 

Gates, Addie Mabel. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries a i6S-refused a 424 c 433 

Gay, Harry Nelson. 

petition and order for hearing to project canopy, Huntington ave. a 732- 
hearing a 749 

Gay, "Wm. R., et ah. 

petition that permit for coasting on West Cottagest.be revoked a 119- 
report, no action necessary, accepted a 347 

Gay Head street. 

bay-window: M. J. O'Brien, petition and order for hearing a 206- 
hearing a 22S-granted a 234; M. J. O'Brien, petition and order for hear- 
ing a 141-hearin^, 2"iven leave to withdraw a 167 

stable : Joseph Moritz, petition and order for hearing a 4?4-hearing, 
assigned a 496-taken up, given leave to withdraw a 528 

Gaylord, W. A. 

petition, iamp, Chamberlain st. a 1005 

Geiger, Albert. 

bay-window, Massachusetts ave. and Tremont St., petition and order for 
hearing a 051-hearing a 964-granted a 967 

General Committee. (See Special General Committee.) 

General Court. (See Legislative Matters.) 

General R. S. Mackenzie Garrison No. 4, R. N. & N. U. 

petition for holiday for members on Memorial Day a 342 

Genesee-street School. (See School Department.) 
Geneva avenue. 

sewer and eateli-basins : report, no action necessary on petition of 

George Z. Adams el als. (referred last year), accepted a 7SS 
sidewalk : H.J. McNabb, petition a 6S3-granted a 690 

Geneva avenue, corner Leroy street. 

sidewalk : James Fitzgerald, petition a 765-granted a 771 ; W. L. 
Libbey, petition a 765-granted a 771 

Geneva avenue and Westville street. 

sidewalk : Charles M. Carter et al., petition a 865-granted a S76 

Genovese, G. 

petition, showcase, Battery st. a 624-refused a 73S; petition, showcase, 
Battery st. a 72S-granted a 7S1 

George street. 

conduit : New England Piano Co., petition a 315-granted a 320 

edgestones and sidewalks: J. A. Williams, petition a 1005-granted 
a 1007 

laying pipes : Thomas F. Scanlan, petition cancellation of three in- 
struments given hiin a 447-report with preamble and order, accepted, 
passed a 453, 454 

sidewalk : Annie I. Dorr, refused a 429; E. E. Richards, Louise O. R. 
Frost el al., refused a 429 

George-street Primary. (See School Department.) 



George Washington Italian Society. 

petition, use of Faneuil hall a SoS-granted a S15; petition, use of Faneuil 
hall a S30-granted a 833 

George and Langdon streets. 

sidewalk : John A. Williams, petition a 942-granted a 944 

Georgia street. 

sidewalk : Alice S. Pineo, granted a 429; William E. Bowditch et als.,. 
petition a 565-granted a 577 

Gerard street. 

paving : order that the superintendent of streets, through the mayor, be 
requested to furnish an estimate of the cost, and whether it is necessary, 
referred to the mayor c 416; communication from #ie mayor transmitting 
communication from superintendent of streets giving estimate of cost, 
referred to committee on finance c 431 

Germania Club. 

petition, license, Germania club a 119-granted a 121 

Giblin, Hugh. 

bay-windows, Dorchester ave., petition and order for hearing a 2S4- 
hearing a 314-granted a 320; D. H. Morrissey et als., petition that 
permit granted to project bay-windows, cor. Dorchester ave. and ML 
Vernon St. be revoked a 421 

Giblin, Thomas J. 

petition, transparency, Meridian St., East Boston a 971-granted a 971 

Gibson, Thomas E. 

petition for trimming of trees, Dexter st. a 6S3 

Gibson street. 

removal of offal buildings : order that a special committee be ap- 
pointed to ascertain what action is necessary in order to procure the im- 
mediate removal of the buildings located on the land owned by the city 
of Boston, and formerly used by the New England Construction Co., as 
a plant for the disposition of offal, passed c 19Q 

Gibson Estate, Park street, Dorchester. 

order that the street commissioners be requested to take immediate action 
towards clearing up the de'bris and wreckage resulting from the re- 
moval of the West End Railroad building, and that said property be 
restored to such condition that it will not be a menace to health of citi- 
zens, passed c 960, 961 -referred to committee on streets and sewers 
a 965-report, accepted, order passed a 1067 

Gifford, Frank R., et al. 

petition for trimming of trees, Fifth st. a 6S3~granted a S06 

Gifun, R. 

petition, barber-pole, Hanover st. a 624-refused a 73S 

Gilbreth, Prank B. 

petition to erect guy-posts, Warren and Taber sts. a 750-granted a 754 

Gilfether, Frank E. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries a 251-refused a 500 c 507 

Gill, John. 

report, no action necessary on petition for a hearing (referred 1S95) on 
removal of lunch wagon, Pleasant st. a 260 

Gill, John E. 

petition, transparency, Washington st. a 864-granted a S75 

Gillespie, Mary A. 

stable, Boston st., petition and order for hearing a 424-hearing a 496- 
granted a 506 

Gilligan Brothers. 

petition to erect guy-posts, Columbus ave. a 964-granted a 969 

Gilman, Adelaide L. 

petitions to be paid balances remaining from taxsales of estates, Waverley 
St. a S3-granted a 209 C 211 

Gilman, Nella V. 

order that superintendent of printing be authorized to make a contract 
with for the indexing of the proceedings of the city council, etc., passed 
c 395 a 398 

Ginn & Co. 

protest from strikers : see School Department 

Ginsburg, H. 

petition, sign, Cross st. a 8S7-granted a 896 

Ginsburg, L. A. 

petition, sidewalk, Paris st. a i6S-granted a 3S0 

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GLADSTONE 



GORDON 



Gladstone street. 

electric lights : order to locate electric lights near residence of Mr. 
Charles K. Eckholm and Mr. Win. Hodnett, referred to the mayor c 200 

Gladstone and Walley streets. 

stable: Thomas D. Walsh, petition and order for hearing a 919-hear- 
ing a 964-granted a 1067 

Glancy, James H. 

petition, barber poles, Charles st. a oS6-granted a 1007 

petition, barber poles, Washington St., Brighton a 280-granted a 2SS 

'Glass, Abraham. 

bay-windows, Prince St., petition and order for hearing a S6S-hearing 
a SS7-granted a 915 

Glass, etc., in Streets. (See Ordinances.) 
Glass, Replacing of, Broken. (See Ordinances.) 
Gleason, L. C, & Co. 

petition, sign, South St. a 763-granted a 772 

Gleason, R. & E. F. 

petition to erect building, Washington St., Dorchester a 420-granted c 491 
a 495 

Gleason street. 

hitclting-post : Thomas C. Bachelder, petition to erect a 447-granted 
a 4S3 

Gleavy, Margaret. 

petition to be paid for damages to her clothing, Warren st. a 472-refused 
a S91 C 92S 

Gleavy, Timothy, et ah. 

petition, sewer, Olney-st. pi. a 729 

Glendon street. 

area : Jewett Lumber Co., petition to construct a 50-granted a 58 

Glen-way street. 

claims : Walter L. Doten, petition to be refunded certain sum for a 
temporary entrance into sewer a S,5-granted a 253 c 264; Charles F. 
Kidder, petition to be refunded certain sum for temporary entrance to 
sewer a Sj-refused a 252 c 262 

lamp : Harvard Improvement Association of Dorchester et als. t petition 

sewer: Marry L. Doten, petition to be refunded amount paid by him for 
entrance into sewer a 49-refused a 252 c 262 

sidewalk : C. J. Dornbach, petition a 765-granted a 771 ; Albert F. 
Gould, petition a77S-granted a 7S0; H. E. W. Chutter, petition a SSS- 
granted a S92 ; M. F. Sullivan, petition a SSS-granted a 892 

Glenwood street, Roxbury. 

repairs : order that the superintendent of streets, through the mayor, be 

requested to complete repairs, referred to the mayor c 46S 
sidewalk : George Lamb, refused a 429 

Globe Newspaper Co. 

petition, use of Faneuil Hall a 49-granted a 58; petition, coal-holes, State 
st. a 421-granted a 429 

Glover, Asahel. 

sidewalk, Adams St., Roxbury, petition a J3o-granted a 542 

Glover court. 

extension: communication from the mayor transmitting communica- 
tion from the street commissioners giving estimate of cost of extension, 
sent up c 669, referred to committee on finance a 683, 684 

Glover street. . 

construction and extension : order that the board of street com- 
missioners be requested to report through the mayor the cost of laying 
out, constructing and extending, passed c 526 a 537 

Gluck, A. Randolph. 

petition, sign, Washington st. a 763-granted a 772; petition, sign, Wash- 
ington st*. a83o-granted a S75 

Goddard, J. W., & Sons. 

petition to project sign, Arch st. a 4Q-granted a 141 

Goddu, Joseph R. 

petition, illuminated mortar, Bowdoin st. a 777-refused a 781 ; petition, 
illuminated mortar, Bowdoin st. a Sjo-refused a 833; petition, illumi- 
nated mortar, Bowdoin st. a 864-granted a S75. 



Gosppner, Jack. 

petition, barber pole, Dartmouth st. a 203-refused a 20S 

Goff, R. R. 

petition, license for flying horses, 'Charlestown playground a 421, report, 
no action necessary, accepted a 569 

Gogin, S. J. 

stable, Thomas park, petition and order for hearing a 399, 400-hearing, 
given leave to withdraw a 446 

Gold street. 

bridge over tracks of N. Y. &> IV. 15. It. IS. : see Engineering or 
Street Department. 

Goldberg, Abraham. 

petition, pole, Prince st. a 971-granted a 971 

Goldberg, David. 

petition to project frame, Summer St. a 203-granted a 234 

Goldburg, Wolf. 

bay-windows, Walpole and Cunard sts., petition and order for hearing 
a 538-hearing a 562-granted a 7S1 ; petition, coal-chutes, Cunard and 
Walpole sts. a 964-granted a 969 

Golding, John. 

appointed deputy sealer of weights and measures a 313-confirmed a 341 

Goldman, A. 

petition, sign, Pleasant st. a 564-granted a 73S 

Goldman, Reuben J. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries a 8S7-refused a 990 c 991 

Goldschmidt, Myer H. 

petition, removal tree, Winthrop St., Roxbury a 447-granted a 474 

Goldstein, Isaac. 

stable, Bremen St., petition and order for hearing a 538-hearing a 5q6- 
granted a 613 

Goldstein, Louis. 

petition, show-case, Salem st. a 167-granted a 234 

Goldstein, Simon. 

petition to stretch guy-rope, Ruggles st. a 342-granted a 347 

Goldthwait, Herman F. 

barber-poles, Washington st. a 72S-grant> cl a 781 

Goldwasser, William. 

petition to maintain bootblack stand in Old Court-house a 421-granted 

a 425 

Gooch & Pray, agents. 

petition for sidewalks, Northampton and Camden sts. a io2S-granted 
a 1032 

Goode, Joseph. 

petition, lamps, Weston st. a 749 

Goode, Robert M. 

stable, Walnut ave., petition and order for hearing a 538-hearing a 596 

Goodenough, Henry B., et ah. 

preamble and order for hearing on order to take land between Lake st. 
and Cuinmonwealth ave. for sewer purposes, passed a 922, 923-hearing 
a 964-report, accepted, preamble and order passed a 96S 

Goodfellow, George. 

stable, Crescent ave., petition and order for hearing a 377 -hearing a 420- 
granted a 506; petition to erect building, Crescent ave. a 372-graritcd 
c 40S a 425; petition to erect building, Crescent ave. a 728-granted c 854 
a 867 

Goodman, Ida. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries a uS-refused a 421 c 432 

Gordon, John A. 

petition, signs, Washington st. and State st. a 624-granted a 629 

Gordon, Simon. 

petition, sign, Salem st. a 471-granted a 539 

Gordon street. 

stable: Win. Jeckel, petition and order for hearing a 424-hearing, 
given leave to withdraw a 496: Win. Jeckel, petition and order for 
hearing a 449-hearing a 529-refused a 613 



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GORDON 



GREENWICH 



Gordon and Keyes streets, Jamaica Plain. 

electric lights : Hebert L. Harding et als., petition a 964 

Gotschalk, Annie. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries a S65-refused a 1005 c 1008 

Gould, A. W. 

stable, Longfellow St., petition and order for hearing a 377-hearing a 420- 
granted a 452 

Gould, Amos D., el als. 
petition, electric light, Baker park a 865 

Gould, Arthur W. 

petition, illuminated sign, Washington St. a 964-granted a 971 

Goulston, Leopold Morse. 

resolution extending thanks of city council for services as reader of the 
Declaration of Independence, July Fourth, passed a 6S9 c 692 

Gove, Robert J., et als. 

appointed weighers of coal a i3S-confirmed a 169 

Government, City. {See City Government.) 
Governor, Death of. {See Greenhalge, Frederic T.) 
Grace, Margaret J. 

remonstrance against a permit to erect poles on Crawford or Harold sts. 
a 888 

Grace, Pierce J. 

sidewalk, Howland St., petition a 497-granted a 506 

Grade Crossings. 

abolition of grade crossings in South. Boston: see Legisla- 
tive Matters 

grade crossings : order that the city treasurer pay all expenses incurred 
in preparing plans for the abolishment of grade crossings and replace 
the sums so paid from the money received from the State and other 
parties as their share ot the expense, referred to committee on streets 
aDd sewers a 122-report, with order in new draft, accepted, passed a 150 
c 155 ; report of committee on topics in mayor's address on subject, 
with order for appointment of special committee to consider and report 
upon subject of abolition of grade crossings, accepted, passed c 134 
a 140-committee appointed c 165 a 176 

grade crossings, East Boston : communication from the mayor 
transmitting' a plan and profiles, providing for the abolition of the pres- 
ent grade crossing over the tracks of the Boston & Maine R.R. and the 
BosLon & Albany R.R., in East Boston and the relocation of such 
tracks, referred to committee on streets and sewers a 727; preamble 
and order stating that plans for abolition of grade crossings, East Bos- 
ton, are hereby approved and that city soliciter be requested to amend 
said petition by riling the plan and profile and to take such measures as 
may be necessary for the further prosecution of said petition and the 
appointment of a commission as provided in act, referred to committee 
on streets and sewers a 751 

Graff, Fred. 

petition, show-case, Washington St. a 471-refused a 539 

Graffam, Peter. 

report, no action necessary on remonstrance referred in 1S94 against peti- 
tion of Newtonville & Watertown Street Railway Company, accepted 
a 260 

Graham, James T. 

bay-windows, Freeport st., petition and order for hearing a 765-hcaring 
a 776-granted a 7S1 ; petition to construct bulkhead, Freeport st, 
granted a 812 

Grain, Measurers of. 

Ervin F. Eaton, appointed a 49-confirmed a 85; Adoniram J, Pickens, 
jr., appointed a 82-confirmed a 120; James A. Murphy, appointed a 202- 
confirmed a 230; Cornelius Murphy, appointed a 228-connnncd a 231; 
Horace W. Aitken et als., appointed a 371-confirmed a 399; Charles 
It. Clifford, L. T. Farnum, George Gourley, appointed a 4lS-COnfinned 
a 449; C. Edwin Byrnes, J. M. Crowley, Charles F. Doherty, lames 
Slesser, Edwin F. Tarbox, appointed a 471-coiifirmed a 490; Michael 
F. Codire, appointed a 471 -confirmed a 499; Franklin B, Coffin, Jr., and 
James C. Soulier, appointed a 406-confirmed a 53S; Win. Benlley, ap- 
pointed a 562-conlirmcd a 59S; George W. Keath, appointed a 624-con- 
firmedaoo,;; Lawrence A. Bragan, appointed a 727-confirmed a 750; 
Charles G. Bartholomew, appointed a 784-COnfirmed a S06 

Grampian way. 

sewer : Geo. Wright et als., petition a 447-grantcd a 4S4 
Stable: Fred Scofield, petition and order for hearing a 765-hearing 
a7SS-granted a 7SS 

Granby street. 

poles : Brookline Gas Light Co., petition to erect a SSS-order for hearing 
a 895-hearing a 901-granted a 910 



Grand Army of the Republic. 

city employees to attend encampment at St. Paul : see City 
Employees 

Granite street. 

iron pipe : American Sugar Refining Company, petition to lay a 203- 
order for hearing a 2oS-hearing a 228-granted a 2S7 

Grant, Charles T. 

appointed weigher of coal a 9S4-confirmed a 1029 

Grant, General. 

order that a special committee be appointed to consider the erection of a 
statue, laid over c 165-taken up, passed c 274 a 2^1-committee appointed 
a 281 c 312 

Graumann, Charles F. 

bay-window, Boylston St., petition and order for hearing a 423-hearing 
a 446-granted a 477 

Graves, E. A. 

petition, druggist's mortar, Circuit st. a 777-refused .1 7S1 

Green, Joseph. 

bay-windows and cornice, Norway and Falmouth sts., petition and ordei 
for hearing a S32-hearing a S64-grantcd a 923 

Green, Joseph, et als. 

petition, sewer, Dundee St. a 564 

Green, Perry. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries a 315 

Green street. 

building: R. S. Barrows, retused c 265 a 2^4 

illuminated lamp : Florence Crittenton Home, petition a 042-granted 

a 945 
sign : Morence Crittenton Home, petition to project a 50-granted a 5S; 
London Jeweller, petition a 1 18-grauted a 234 ; A. Lipkin, petition aoio- 
granled a 923; C. P. Rolfe, petition a oS6-granted a 990; communica- 
tion from the mayor vetoing permit, veto sustained a 1025; Ezra E. 
Rubin, petition aoS6-granted a 1007 

Green street, Charlestown. 

repairing: order that the mayor request the superintendent of streets 
to put in proper condition from Main to High st., referred to the mayor 
c 7°5> order that the mayor request the superintendei to put 

streets in proper repair between Mail] and High s'.s., referred to the 
mayor c S62 

widening : order that the board of street commissioners, through the 
mayor, be requested to report an estimate of the cost of widening from 
Main st. to Hiiro st., passed e 304: communication from the mayor 
transmitting communication from street commissioners, referred to 
committee on finance c 431 

Green street, Roxbury. 
bay-window : fohn Pollen heirs, petition and order tor bead 
bearing a 446 

Greenbrier street. 

lamps : order to place sufficient number of lamps, passt ,i 

Greene, F. C, et als. 
remonstrance against granting the West End Street Railway Company a 
location, Adams st., Dorchester a 683, placed ,m file 

Greener, Richard T., Esq. 

resolution extending thanks of tile citv council for address delivered at 
the memorial services held in honor of the late Krederick Dot. 
passed c 45 a 51 

Greenhalge, Frederick T., Governor. 

resolutions on death .1 94.1-243 C 34,3-348; order for appointment of com - 
mittee to attend funeral, passed, committee appointed ; order 

to have Citv II. ill properly draped and the flags to be displayed at half- 
mast upon the public buildings, bells to be lolled, and public nffii 
he closed, pa-sid .1 _■ . rder that a special committee be 

appointed to arrange tor a public eulogy to be delivered on the lite and 
services of the bite governor, passed c ifS-referred to commit! 
streets and sewers a 251-report, accepted, order passed 1 3|S-comuiitUc 
appointed 1 34S C367; communicali in from the mayor vetoing order, 
ordered printed and assigned c 384-taken up, indefinitely 
1 li ' 
Greenwich Park. 

footbridge 1 order thai the city engineer be requested, through the 
mayor, to furnish an estimate tor the construction of a suitable foot- 
over the tracks id' the New York & New Haven Railroad, referred 
to the mayor C 157 : communication frorn the mayor transmitting com- 
munication from city engineer relative to, placed on file c 210. order that 
the committee on finance include in their estimate the sum ot £7,400 tor 
the construction ofa footbridge over the track of the New York A \. « 
Haven Railroad Company, referred to committee on finance c 434 



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Greenwood, "William. 

petition, iron pipe, cor. Monmouth and Marion sts. a 950-granted 3955 

Griffin, M. A., & Co. 

petition, sign, Dorcliester ave. a 9iS-granted a 923 

Griffin, Mrs. M., & Co. 

petition, sign, Harvard st. a 596-granted a 738 

Griswold, Wm. W. 

stable, Arundel st., petition and order for hearing a S32-hearing a SS7- 
g ranted a S92 

Grohe, H. 

petition, awning sign, Spring lane a 167-granted a 234; communication 

from the mayor vetoing permit, veto sustained a 250 

Grohe, Otto. 

sign, Broad St., petition a 964-granted a 967 

Grosse, Charles. 

Joseph W. Cashing, trustee, remonstrance against erection of stable 
a 505-report, no action necessary a 576 

Grossman, Lewis G., et al. 

appointed constables a 471-confirmed a 499 

Grout, J. H. 

petition, lantern, Bowdoin st. a 497-granted a 539 

Grove Hall. 

fire-house, etc. : see Fire Department 

Grover, Charles A. 

appointed constable a 4iS-confirmed a 449 

Grueby, Wm. K. 

petition that tree, Temple St., Dorchester be trimmed a 902-granted a 951 

Guild, J. Henry, et ah. 

remonstrance against use of Morse Farm as a rifle range a 655 

Guild street. 

poles : New England Telephone & Telegraph Company, petition to 
erect a 777-htaring a 7S5~granted a 7S9 

Gurney, James, & Co. 

petition to erect building, Border st. a763-granted c 1037 a 1059 

Gurney street. 

bay-window : Charles E. Jellison, petition and order for hearing 
a 317-hearing a 341 

Gymnasium, Commonwealth Park. (See Commonwealth 
Park.) 

H street. 

trees : Mrs. Mary A. Davis, petition for trimming a 763, 764-granted 
aSo6 

H, Broadway, and K streets. 

electric lights : see Lamp Department 

H and Eighth streets. 

tree : order that the superintendent of public grounds be requested to 
remove tree, passed a 47S 

Habelow, Louis. 

petition, coal-chutes, Dudley st. a 902-granted a 912; bay-windows, Fair- 
land St., petition and order for hearing a 1005-hearing a 1027-refused 

a 10.44 

Haddock, W. H. 

petition to be paid for land, Lonsdale St., taken for sewer purposes a 6S3 

Haddock, W. H., et ah. 

sidewalk, Edson St., petition a 530-granted a 542 

Hale, Edward Everett. 

chaplain at organization of city government, page 1 

Hale, Geo. S., et ah., trustees. 
petition to have refunded a tax erroneously assessed upon the property of 
said trustees in 1S92 a 251-refused a 734 c 797 

Haley, James F., Councilman, Ward 3. 

qualified : page i 

appointed: committee pn appropriations, schools ar.d sphpol-houses, 

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Haley, James F., Councilman, continued. 

contingent expenses, elections, library department c 135, 136; com- 
mittee on grade crossings c 165; playground in Cliarlestown c 311; 
committee on municipal ownership of street railways c 367 

orders offered: day and hour of meeting c 20; payment for Evacua- 
tion Day c 324; Moulton st., rear, lamp c 45 ; fencing park, Massachu- 
setts ave. c 464; changes, city messenger's office C524; electric light. 
Bunker Hill St. c 559; farewell to the Ancient and Honorables c 637 : 
improvement, Ferrin st. c 63S, school yard, Moulton St., primary school 
c S02, S03; electric light. Bunker Hill st. c S03 ; changes in bridge depari 
mentcS'03; electric light, cor. Bunker Hill and Moulton sts. c r, 
lease of land, passageway, Hancock school-house c 939 

remarks : election ot city messenger c 19; death of Councilman Butler 
c 291, 202; release of land, Salem St., Hancock school-yard c 301, 302 ; 
high school, East Boston c 359; sanitation and ventilation of school- 
houses c 463; payment of contingent bills c 591; opening of school-. 
yards c 591 ; farewell to Ancient and Honorables c 637, 63S; adjournment 
tor summer c 703; question of privilege c 937, 93S; release of land, 
Hancock school-house, passageway to Nalem si. c 939; revised ordi- 
nances c 1042; taxing of Spiritual Temple c 104s, 1049; closing re- 
marks, thanks to president c 1056 

Hall, Aaron A. 

petition, compensation for loss of horse and harness a 342 

Hall, Bordman, Alderman. 

qualified : page 1 

appointed : free transfers, equalization and reduction of fares on street 
railways a 12; committee on rules and orders of the board of aldermen 
a 27; committee on statue of Gen. Joseph Warren a 31 ; committee 
on armories and military affairs, county accounts, electric wires, streets 
and sewers a 36; committee on sewer division, bridge division, street 
cleaning division, ferry division, rules and orders, joint rules a 36: com- 
mittee on armories and military affairs, county accounts, electric wires, 
streets and sewers, bridge division, ferry division, sewer division, street 
cleaning division, rules and orders, >-trcct railways, assessing depart- 
ment, city clerk department, collecting department, treasury depart- 
ment, legislative matters, library department, Mt. Hope cemetery 
department, ordinances and law department, park department, public 
lands, registry department, sealing of weights and measures depart- 
ment, street department, street laying out department, Fourth of Julv 
aS?, SS; committee to attend funeral Governor Greenhalge a 24;; com- 
mittce on harbor improvements a 320: committee on unclaimed baggage 
a 377; committee to attend hearings on revision of lares a 611 

orders offered : day and hour ot meetings of board of aldermen a 12; 
free transfers, equalization and reduction of fares, etc. a 12; passageway. 
Change ave. a 35; running of horse-cars a 122; grade-crossing expenses 
a 122; Talbot ave., extension a 149; Leeds st , sewer a 140; improve- 
ment of Richardson park a 149; taxing of improved prnpert 
removal of trees, Huntington ave. a 17;; closing Hack St. a 17^; railway 
committee expenses a 209; taking of petition of Henry J. Nazro et als. 
from files a 235, 236; separation of lunatic hospital a 236; committee tu 
attend funeral of Governor Greenhalge a 243; closing of Lauriat ave. 
a 257; report on street railways a 257; sewer, Edwin st. a 257; side- 
walk, Roslin st. a 319; street improvements, ward 24 a 346; private 
telephone, Stanton st. a 346; trimming tree, Dorchester ave. a 379; 
closing of roadway, Parkman, Dix, and Centre sts. a 379; trimming 
trees, Boston st. 3401 ; removal tree, Adams street, Dorchester a 574; 
appropriation for Colony records a 577; revision of fares a 610; com- 
mittee concerning revision of fares a On; removal tree, Adams street, 
Dorchester a 61 1 ; edgestone assc-sement, Adams st., Dorchester a 77S; 
land for park, Neponset ave. and Freeportst. a 7S2; playground, Nepon- 
set a S04; expenditure of $5,000 for rire--escapes on schools a 814; library 
department revenue a S34; sewer, place leading fromllichfield St. .taking 
of land a S75; care of trees in the city a 921 ; release of land to Neil Mc- 
Neil, between Freeport and Shamrock sts. a 921 ; change of name of 
committee on streets and sewers a 943 ; extra clerk-hire, supreme judicial 
court a 043; high school, South Boston a 944; underground conduits, 
Boston Pneumatic Transit Company a 056; appropriation for indexing 
early files, supreme judicial court a 969; sewer, Pierce st. a 1006: sewer, 
Fremont St. a 1006; appropriation tor care of trees a 1007; lamps, Green- 
brier St. a 1070 

remarks: free transfers, etc., street railways a 12; use ol streets, 
ordinances relative to a 35 ; night car to East Boston a S4; cornice, cor- 
ner Tremont and Beacon sts. a 142; payment for legal services by 
Transit Commission a 147, 14S; use of telephone wire a 149; railway 
matters a 204, 205; railroad matters a 254-256; street improvements, 
ward 24 c 34b; private telephone wire a 346; southern union station bill 
a 549 451 ; tire badges for aldermen a 427; call lor report for petition of 
Boston Elevated Railroad Company a 454 ; sanitation of school-houses 
;1 553S37; report of committee on health on Consumptives' Home a 575 
606; revision of fares and transfers a 610; Cullis Consumptives' Home 
a 626, 627; rifle range site a SoS ; rifle range a 903, 904; ferry landing 
and ferrv facilities a 945, 946; underground conduits, Boston Pneu- 
matic Transit Company a 956; appropriation for indexing early file-, 
supreme judicial court a 969; supplementary ferry report a 1062, ion 3 ; 
closing proceedings a 1071 

resignation: committee on ordinances a 633 

Hall, Mrs. Ellen. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries a 372-refused a 62S c 635 

Hall, Mrs. Emma. 

bay-window, Chestnut ave., petition and order for hearing a 343-hearin- 

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HALL 



HAROLD 



Hall, Frank. 
petition, license to run barges a 625-granted a 627 

Hall, Henry, et al. 

petition, lamps, Lyon St. a 942 

Hall, Mary L. 

petition, removal tree, Sayward st. a 431-granted a 474 

Hall, Robert V. 

petition to box tree, Broadway a 1058 

Hall, Sarah B., et ah. 
petition that the city execute a release ot the two triangular pieces of land 
formerly portions of Windsor st. a 251-report, referred to committee on 
streets and sewers a 47S-rcport, accepted, order passed a 4S4~assigned 
c 4SS-taken up, discussed c 5S?, 5S6-referred to committee on public 
lands c 5S6-report, accepted, order passed c 694 

Hall, Thomas H., et al. 

petition asking for street lights, Weston and Northampton sts., Shawmut 
ave. and Terrace, referred to the mayor c 42 

Hall, William A. 

stable, Downer ave., petition and order for hearing a 449-hearing a 52S- 
granted a 613 

Hall & Co. 

petition to project an unlettered American flag, East Broadway a 203- 
refused a 2SS 

Hallett, Charles, & Co. 

petition to run telephone wires from Tremont St. to Worcester si. a 49, 
372-granted a 404 

Hallock street. 

improvements : order that the committee on street department con- 
sider the advisability of paving the gutters and putting the sidewalks 
from Prentiss St. to Ruggles st. in proper condition, referred to com- 
mittee on street department c 590 

sewer : ordered a 690 

Ham, Joseph. 

bay-window, cor. Shawmut ave. and Ruggles St., petition and order for 
hearing a 499-hearing a 52S-granted a 73S; preamble and order to take 
land, Carson St., for improved sewerage purposes, passed a 740; petition, 
removal tree, Ruggles St. a 564-granted a 663 

Ham, Martin. 

stable, Hawkins st., petition and order for hearing a 2S4-hearing a 372- 
refused a 403 

Hamburg, Samuel. 

petition, signs, Salem st. a 118-granted a 234; petition, sign, Salem st. 
a 29-granted a 122; petition to project sign, Salem St. a 203-refused 
a 234 

Hamilton place and Tremont street. 

illuminated sign: Young Ladies' Charitable Association, petition 
a 964-grynted a 967 

Hamilton street. 

changing of name to Batterymarch street : communication 
from the street commissioners with order to change name, laid over 
a 169-taken up, passed a 206 

Hamlen, N. P. 

sidewalk, State st., petition a 530-granted a 542 

Hamlin, E. S., & Co. 

petition to erect building, A St. a 763-granted a 955-recommitted c 95S- 
grantedc976; stable, A St., petition and order for hearing a 765-hear- 
ing a 785-granted a S92 

Hammett street. 

damages to estates: J. J. McNamara, petition, compensation for 
damages to estates by change of Columbus ave. a 950-refused a 1033 

improvements : order that the superintendent of streets, through the 
mayor, report an estimate of the cost of improving street from Sarsfield 
St. to the junction of Grinnell St. and Columbus ave. by macadamizing 
same, and paving gutters and sidewalks, etc., referred to the mayor 
c 112; communication from the mayor transmitting communication 
from the superintendent of streets, placed on file c 210, 211 

Hammond, M. M., et ah. 

petition that playground be provided for boys in that section known as 
East Allston, and that Timmins' field be provided as said playground, 
referred to committee on public grounds c 494 

Hammond street. 

sidewalk : ordered a 123 



Hammond and Cornell streets. 

stable: Martin Dem ling, petition and order for hearing a 867-hearing, 

given leave to withdraw a 901 

Hampden street. 

l>ay-wimiow : Louis F. Abbott, petition and order for hearing a 141- 

hearing a 167-granted a 2SS 

building : Boston Lead Manufacturing Co., petition to erect a 397- 
granted c 433 a 44S 

widening: order that the street commisioners through the mayor be 
requested to prepare an estimate of the cost of widening between Dud 
ley and Northampton sts., one estimate at a width of sixty feet, and 
another at a width of eighty feet, and report same, referred to the 
mayor c Sot 

Hampden and Yeoman streets. 

trees : Mrs. Ellen Murphy, removal trees, granted a 141 

Hampshire street. 

gutters: order that the committee on street department look into the 
advisability of paving from Vernon st. to Ruggles St., referred to com- 
mittee on street department c 67S 

sidewalk : Harris Korsover, refused a 429 

Hancock street. 

electric light: Agnes G. Parritt et ats., petition a 055 

Hancock street, Dorchester. 

locations : see West End Street R.R. Co. 

sidewalk : Charles H. Dolan, petition a 866-granted a S76 

Hancock and Cushman School-houses. 

sanitary condition : see School Department 

Hanley & Casey. 

stable, Ward St., petition and order for hearing a 786-hearing a S64- 
granted a 876; petition to erect building, Ward st. a S64-granted a 915 
C929 

Hanley & Thompson. 

petition to construct areas, Washington St. and Temple pi. a iojS-granted 
a 1067 

Hannon, Michael. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries a 497 

Hanover street. 

bay-windows : Kilby Page, petition and order for hearing a 252-hear- 

ing a 279-granted a 477; A; Sussah, petition and order for hearing 

a 2S4-hearing a 314-granted a 345 
barber-pole : R. Gifun, petition a 624-refused a 738 
druggist's mortar : Benjamin Wernick, petition to erect a 84 
illuminated sign : M. R. Peterson, petition a 2So-granted a 2SS 
iron post with druggist's mortar : B. Wernick, refused a 632 
lantern and flags: Society of Portuguese Attonomi of Michaels, 

petition a q50-granted a 954 
sign : Hargedon & Lynch, petition a S3-granted a 207 ; M. Fein, petition 

a 421-granted a 530; Abraham Cohen, petition a 421-granted a 539; 

James Martin, petition a 72S-granted a 73S 
transparency: Charles E. Bak'er, petition a 372-granted a 424; ward 

6 Democratic Committee, petition a 777-granted a"7Si ; John A. Ryan, 

petition a SS7-granted a S96 

Hansen, Hans C. 

preamble and order for hearing on order to take land, Newton St., 
Brighton, for sewer purposes, accepted, passed a 768, 769-hearing a 7S5- 
report, accepted, order passed a 7S8 

Hanson, J. W. 

petition, transparency, Tremont st. a 139-refused a 345 

Hanson street. 

sign : Charlie Yee, petition a S64-granted a S75 

Hapgood, Charles E. 

order that sum of $200 be paid for the expenses of his office as burial 
agent, passed a S11 

Harbor Improvements. (See Boston Harbor.) 
Harbor Master. (See Police Department.) 
Harding, Herbert L., et ah. 

petition, electric lights, Gordon and Keyes sts. a 904 

Hargedon & Lynch. 

petition, sign, Hanover st. aS:-granted a 207 

Harlow street. 

sidewalk : Albert Cooper, refused a 429 

Harold street. 

side-walk : A. E. Carr et. al., petition a 497-granted 1 y>" 



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Harold and Homestead streets. 

sidewalk : ordered a 12.) 
Harrington, Mrs. A. C, et ah. 

petition, lamps, Royal road, Brighton a 421 

Harrington, T. F. 

petition, sewer, Liverpool St. a 447; petition to build roof, Liverpool St. 
a 728-granted C 1057 a 1059 

Harrington, Wm. S. 

petition 1" l>e paid for injuries to horse a 901 

Harris street. 

electric light : order to locate and maintain, cor. North St., referred 
to committee on lamps a 207 

Harrishof street. 

sidewalk : Jos. Stone, agent, refused a 429 

Harrison avenue. 

area with coal-hole openings : J. 11. McCafferty, petition to con- 
struct 11 764-granted a 770 

area in sidewalk: L.J. O'Toole, petition a 625-gr anted a 63 1 

asphalting: order that the committee on finance be requested to pro- 
vide in the next loan bill a sum of money Sufficient to pay tor asphalting 

1 1 Way st. to East Canton St., referred to committee on finance 

c 466 

banners : A. Gertrude Wood, petition to project a 39S-granted a 539 

crossing: order that the superintendent of streets, through the mayor, 
be requested to remove curb and make a permanent crossing opposite 
Randall st.., referred to the mayor c 42 

druggist's sign : D. C. Morrill, petition a 9ig-granted a 923 

engine-house : see Fire Department 

line of Cars : see West End Street Railway Company 

paving: order that the superintendent of streets, through the mayor, 
Ik- requested to report the cost of paving with granite blocks that part 
of avenue now unpaved, referred to the mayor C312; communication 
from the mayor transmitting communication from the superintendent 
of streets relative to, referred to committee on finance c 321 

KCWcr : ordered a 090 

sidewalk : L.J. O'Toole, petition a 565-granted a 577 
. signs : Harvard st. Baptist Church, petition a 39S-granted a 454; James 
Carmichael, petition to project a 446-gran t ed a 539 ; D. C. Morrill, pe- 
tition a 8S7~granted a SU>; Hyman Bass, petition a 9iS-granted a 923 

trees: A. G. Weeks, petition, removal a 119-granted a 141; order to 
remove dead tree, passed a 174; order to remove trees, referred to com- 
mittee on public grounds c 387; John Blackie, petition to remove a 785 

widening: communication from the mayor transmitting communica- 
tion from the city auditor stating that an execution of court has been 
paid, making a deficit of $15,277.72 to be provided for, referred to com- 
mittee on finance c 406; order that the committee on appropriations be 
requested to provide in the appropriation bill a sum sufficient for wid- 
ening between Beach and Dover sts., referred to committee on appro- 
priations c 42-referrcd to committee on finance a 170 c 179 

Harrison avenue and Northampton street. 

bay-windows : L.J. O'Toole, petition and order for hearing a 832- 

hearing a S64-granted a 915 
sidewalk : L. J. O'Toole, petition a 655-granted a 667 

Harrison street. 

hay-shed addition : W. P. Whittemore, erection, permit refused 
c 195 a 205 

Hart, Wm. T. 

petition for release and modification of conditions imposed by the city in 
deeds of estates, Pembroke sc. a 805-report, with order, accepted, dis- 
cussed c S53, 854-passed c 854-referred to committee on streets and 

sewers a S67 

Hartford street. 

sidewalk : A. C. Manson, report, no action necessary a 429 

sign : Thomas Manufacturing Company, petition a 1 18-granted a 234 

Hartford and Cunningham streets. 

guy-rope : J. Varnerin, petition to stretch a 50-grantcd a 5S 

Hartigan, Edward M., et ah. 

remonstrance against setting of edgestones, Ridge St. a 342-report, no 
acliou necessary, accepted a 743 

Hartland street. 

sidewalk : A. B. Sargent, petition a 950-order for construction, re- 
ferred to committee on streets and sewers a 953-report, accepted, order 
passed a 955 

Harvard avenue. 

sidewalks : ordered a 428 

Harvard Improvement Association of Dorchester et ah.' 

petition, lamp, Glenway st. a 342 " 



Harvard square. 

trees : Thomas Kean, petition, removal of two trees a 315-granted a 320 

Harvard street. 

repaving : order that the superintendent of streets be requested, 
through the mayor, to report estimated expense of repaving between 
Hudson St. and Harrison ave. with granite blocks, referred to the 
mayor c 441-communication from the mayor transmitting communica- 
tion from superintendent of streets relative to, referred to committee on 
finance c 5)8 

sign : Mrs. M. Griffin & Co., petition a 596-granted 3738 

Harvard-street Baptist Church. 

petition, sign, Harrison ave. a 39S-granted a 454 

Harvard street, Brighton. 

building : T. J, Billings, petition to move a 497-granted a 542 

Harvard street, Charlestown. 

trees: order to remove trees, referred to committee on streets and 
sewers a 31S 

Harvard street, Dorchester. 

changing name of Back St. to: communication from the street 
commissioners with order for changing name of Back St. to Harvard St., 
laid over a 169-taken up. passed a 206 

poles: West End St. Railway Co., petition to erect a 902-order for 
hearing a 915-hearing a 9iS-granted a 924 

Harvard and Waterlow streets. 

bay-windows: H. R. Stone, petition and order for hearing a 1005- 
hearing a 1027-granted a K69 

Harvard street and Harrison ave. 

sign : Wm. A. Connelly, petition a 341-granted a 539 

Harvest street. 

land for school purposes : see School Department 
sidewalk: A. EIwcll, petition a 765-granted a 771; Cora B. Day, pe- 
tition a 77S-granted a 7S0 

Harvest street School-house. 

excessive amounts expended for real estate, recovery of : 

see Law Department 

Harvey, Frank. 

petition, license to maintain lying-in hospital, Compton St. a 472 

Harvey, Patrick. 

petition, sign, Endicott st. a 497-granted a 539 

Haskins street. 

condition, sanitary: order that the committee on health department 

be requested to look into the sanitary condition, referred to committee 

on health department c 67S 
repairs: order that the superintendent of streets be requested to pave 

the gutters and put the sidewalks in proper condition for travel, referred 

to the mayor c 469 

Hassam, John T., et ah. 

petilion that ninth volume of Suffolk Deeds be printed a 919-report, with 
order, authorizing printing, accepted, passed a 944 

Hasselbrack, George C. 

petition, sidewalk, East Sixth st. a 342-granted a 3S0 
Hassett, Mrs. P. 

stable, -Summit ave., Brighton, petition and order forbearing a 627-hear- 
ing a 6S;-granted a 6S9 

Hasson, Wm. J. 

petition, license for Columbia and Hibernian halls a 596-granted a 610 



Hastings street, West Roxbury. 

gutters and sidewalks : order that the superintendent of streets be 
requested to pave gutters and put sidewalks in condition, referred to 
committee on street department c 312-report, no action necessary, 
accepted c 523, 524 

poles: New England Telephone & Telegraph Company, petition to 
erect a 372-order for hearing a 539-hearing a 563 

Hatch, Horace A. 

bay-window, Dorchester ave., pelition and order forbearing a 141-hearing 
a 167-granted a 174 

Hatch, Nathan. 

bay-windows, Dorchester ave., petition and order forbearing a 206-hearing 
a 228-granted a 234 

Hathaway & Gould. 

license, slaughter-house, granted 3449 



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Havacan, John J. 

bay-windows, Market St., Brighton, petition and order for hearing a 567- 
hearing » 596-granted a 610 

Havey street. 

lumps : Frederick C. Peterson et als., petition 3919 

Haviland and Sydney streets. 
edges to lies : Sarah J. Wise, petition a ooz-granted a 913 

Havre street. 

burber-polcs: Vincenza Carneval, petition a 2So-granted a 2SS 
pipe : Marshal McCarthy, petition to lay a42i-granted a 429 

Havre and Paris streets. 

land adjoining Cudworth primary school: see School Depart- 
ment 

Hawkins, Joseph P. 

petition that balance remaining from tax-sale of estate, Main St., be paid 
to Benjamin D. Wood a 139-granted c 5S3 a 59S 

Hawkins street. 

stable: Mai tin Ham, petition and order for hearing a 2S4-hearing a 372- 

tefused a 403 
guy-posts : I., P. Soule A Son, petition to erect a 730-granted a 741 

Hawley street. 

poles With flairs : Masten & Wells Fireworks Manufacturing Com- 
pany, petition a 72S-retused 8923 
sign : G. R. Fisk, petition to project a 139-granted a 141 

Hay and Straw, Pressed or Bundled, Inspectors of. 

Ervin F. Eaton, appointed a 49-confirmed aSj; superintendents, Herbert 
C. Davis, North Scales; Edwin T. Frost, South Boston; Audrew W. 
Newman, Roxbury; Benjamin F. Paine, Brighton; Thomas R. Frost 
and Lewis L. P. Atwood, West Roxbury; Eevi Chadbourne, South 
Scales; ffm.J. Mathers, Fast Boston, appointed a 37 i-confirmed a 399; 
Charles W. Richardson, appointed superintendent of Roxbury hay 
scales a 4 lS-con tinned a 449; Morton Alden et als., appointed inspectors 
a 37 1 -con tinned a 399; Charles G. Bartholomew, appointed a 7S4-CO11- 
firmed a S06 

Hayes, James. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries a 342 

Hayes, James B. 

removal trees, West Fourth and B sis., granted a 141 

Hayes, James H. 

bay-window, Rutland St., petition and order for hearing a 2S4-hearing 
a 314-refused a 6SS; petition to enlarge area, Rutland St. a 530-granted 
a54 2 

Hayes, T. P. 

petition, compensation for damages to wagon a 729-refused a S6S c 87S 

Hayler, Mary A. and Harry, et als. 

preamble and order for hearing on order to take land in private place off 
Richfield st. for sewer purposes, accepted, passed a 779-hearing a 829, 
S30-report, with order to take land, accepted, passed a 834, S35 

order that order for taking of land be repealed, passed a 912; order to 
build sewer, rescinded, passed a 912 

Haynes, John C, et ah. 

petition, electric light, Haynes park a S65 

Haynes, Julien C, et al. 

remonstrance against erection of poles, Wren st. a 564 

Haynes Park. 

electric light: John C. Haynes et als., petition a S65 

Haynes street, East Boston. 

curbing : order that the mayor request the superintendent of streets 
to straighten and put curbing in condition, referred to the mayor c 620 

Hay ward place. 

sign : order that permission be granted Vercelli & Croce to maintain 
sign, passed a i^; Benjamin W. Moseley, petition a S3-granted a 234; 
H. C. Kramer, petition a 364-granted a 610; H. A. Eebow & Co., peti- 
tion a Sio-granted a S75 

Hazelwood street. 

edgestones and sidewalk : order that so mucn of order approved 
Jan. 15, 1S96, levying assessments for edgestones on estates owned by 
James M. Prendergast et als., be rescinded and reassessed, accepted, 
passed a 260-ordered a 36 

Heads of Departments. 

city officials, extra compensation : see Ordinances 



Heads of Departments, continued. 

office hours : order that the seveial heads of departments, throng)] the 

mayor, be requested to name some special time each during the year, 
when the members of the common council may meet such heads of 
departments to trans ict such business as may come before them, the 
same to be reported back to the common council as soon as expedient, 
passed c 25; order that a special committee be appointed to wait on the 
heads of departments and arrange for some convenient hour of the day 
when they will give an audience to members of the common council, 
passed c 3S7; committee appointed c 406-report, requesting further time, 
accepted, further time granted c 415 

Health Department. 

committee : a S9 c 133 

board : Samuel H. Durgin appointed member a 4iS-connrmed a 44S, 449 
abatement of nuisance, Ashley ave., Bennington and Breed 
streets: order that the board of health be requested to take necessary 
steps to abate the nuisance existing on the land and as to the expe- 
diency of constructing sewer in order to properly drain said district, 
passed a 426 
anti-toxine : report on communication from the board of health relative 

to use of anti-toxine, placed on file c 1037 a 1038 
bath-house employees to be on permanent basis : order that 
the board of health be requested to include in the annual estimates for 
1S97, the sum $3,000 for the purpose of placing the men employed at the 
bath-houses on a permanent basis, passed c S45~assigned a S66-taken up, 
passed a S89 
bath-house, South bay : see South Bay 

bath-house, ward 32 : order that tire committee on finance be 
requested to include in the next loan bill the sum of $12,000 for a public 
bath-house in the vicinity of Centre and Heath sts., referred to commit- 
tee on finance c 825 
bicycle checking : order that the board of health be requested to make 
suitable arrangements for the checking of bicycles at the City Point 
bath-house during the summer months, referred to committee on health 
department c 437 
cemetery, fourth section, .East Boston: order that the board of 
health be requested, through the mayor, to prepare an estimate of cost of 
surrounding cemetery with a suitable fence and report same, referred to 
the mayor c 939 
claim : "see McNally, W. J., or Claims 

condition of Eliot burying-ground: order that the board of 
health be requested, through the mayor, to have the stone wall around 
burying-ground put in a more respectable condition than it now is, 
referred to the mayor c 1 1 1 
condition of Phillips school : see School Department 
Consumptives' Home: resolutions from the Boston Homoeopathic 
Medical Society, in favor of allowing the Cullis Consumptives' Home 
to erect a new building at Grove Hall a 29; M. A. Kent et als., H. C. 
Clapp, M. D., et als., petitions in favor of allowing the erection of a new 
hospital building at Grove Hall a 203; order that the petition of Henry 
J. Nazro et als., for the removal of home be taken from the files and 
referred to committee on health, passed a 235, 236; remonstrance of Dr. 
Wm. P. Holies et als., against home on Quincy St., referred to com- 
mittee on health department a 236; order that the committee on health 
department be authorized to report their findings relative to home, 
together with the evidence in print, passed a 252; order that the cor- 
poration counsel be requested to report whether or not the board of 
aldermen have any right to order the discontinuance of Consumptives' 
Home, also, whether or not the board of aldermen have any jurisdiction 
over any hospital used for the reception and treatment of persons afflictep 
with contagious diseases, and, if not, who has? passed a 541 ; report of 
committee on health department relative to a soo-504-ordered printed and 
assigned a 504-taken up (CD. 110), discussed a 375, 376-assigned a 576- 
taken up, substitute resolve and order discussed a sgS-6oS-first reading 
a 608-taken up, discussed a 626, 627-referred to committee on streets and 
sewers a637-report, accepted, passed a 629; order that the corporation 
counsel be requested to inform the board of aldermen whether or not the 
board of aldermen has the right to order the discontinuance of the use 
as a hospital the Cullis' Home for Consumptives, passed a 340; com- 
munication from the corporation counsel relative to, ordered printed and 
assigned a 567-taken up, placed on file a 609 ; order that the mayor be 
requested to instruct the building commissioners to issue no permit for 
the erection of any building or addition to a building for hospital pur- 
poses, on estate bounded by Blue Hill ave., Seaver St., and Washington 
St., passed a 612; communication from the mayor vetoing order prohib- 
iting use of hospital after Oct. 1, 1S90, ordered printed and assigned 
a6Si-taken up, discussed a 744-746-veto sustained a 746; communication 
from the mayor relative to building' to be erected on the Cullis Home 
grounds, discussed a 774,775-referred to committee on streets and sewers 
a 773-report on mayor's message, placed on file a 1067; order that com- 
mittee on streets aiid sewers be requested to give one or more public 
hearings, commencing Monday, November 5, relative to establishment 
or maintenance of Consumptives' Home, etc., discussed a S92 S94~re- 
ferred to committee on streets and sewers a S94 
condition of Kansom court: see Ransom court 
dumping of garbage on House of Correction beach: order 
that the committee on health department be requested to investigate and 
report on subject of dumping of garbage, referred to committee on health 
department c 3S7 ; report, accepted, referred to board of health c 323 
a 337; communication from the mayor transmitting communication 
from the board of health relative to, referred to committee on street de- 
partment c 54S 
East Boston, dumping of mud : order that the mayor he requested 
to instruct the board of health to ascertain and report whether or not the 
mud from the harbor that is dumped on the fiats is responsible in any 
degree for the prevalence of diphtheria in East Boston, and, if so, what 



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HEWLETT 



Health Department, continued. 

ste|is, if any, are necessary to take to prevent same, passed a 943 ; com- 
munication from the board of health relative to, referred to committee on 
streets and sewers a 951 

East Boston flats : see East Boston flats 

Eustis-street burying-ground: order that the committee on health 
department investigate the condition of the walls; also that the com- 
mittee confer with law department and board of health concerning 
money due for rent for occupancy of portion of ground by R. \V. Daven- 
port and report on same, relerred to committee on health department 
c 494-report called for c S25 

fence at burying-ground, Bennington street: order that the 
board of health be authorized to place a suitable iron picket-fence along 
the front or Bennington-st. side of the burial-ground on said street, 
passed c 855-referred to committee on health department a 866; John L. 
Bates el als., petition for same c 855 

•Granary burying-ground, trespassing: Charles E. French, pe- 
tition for information as to trespass on burying-ground and the tomb of 
John Hancock a 90a 

ladder-house 1, condition: see Fire Department 

land in West Roxbury for burial purposes : Hebrew Progrcs- 
sive Association, petition for use of a 777 

lease of boat-landing, Commercial wharf: see Commercial 
Wharf 

leave of absence to employees on account of death : see City 
Emplo3'ees 

lying-in hospital : communication from the board of health, approv- 
ing petition of New England Deaconess Home and Training School to 
maintain a lying-in hospital,- Massachusetts ave.; license approved 
a 120, 121; John W.Johnson, petition to maintain lying-in hospital, 
Worcester st. a 16S; communication from the board of health approving 
license, license approved a 206; Frank Harvey, petition to maintain 
lying-in hospital on Compton St. a 472; Mrs. Drusilla Smith, petition, 
license to maintain on Appleton St. a 74g-license approved a S33 ; Marion 
A. McBride, petition to maintain on Worcester st. 3764; notice from 
the board of health approving same a 77S; Mrs. Lora Hunter, petition 
to maintain a S30-granted a 965, 966; Mrs. Annie B. Bates, petition to 
maintain a S-SS 

milk samples : order that the mayor request the board of health to 
instruct the inspector of milk and vinegar to report on all samples of 
milk within twenty-four hours after securing the same ; and to leave 
with the person from whom milk is taken, a sealed sample, referred to 
the mayor c 161 

nuisance, Moore St. : see Moore st. 

nuisance, corner Swett st. and Massachusetts ave. : order that 
the committee on health be requested to investigate and obviate, if pos- 
sible, the nuisance which exists in consequence of dumping obnoxious 
material, referred to committee on health department c 592 

nuisance, Talbot ave. : see Talbot ave. 

nuisance, ward 8: order that the committee on health investigate 
and eradiate the so-called nuisance existing in the alleyway running 
from Causeway st. to Chambers St., referred to committee on health 
department c 436-report, referred to board of health, accepted c 523 

a 537 

public baths : report of committee on topics ill mayor's address, that 
so much of address as relates to public baths be referred to committee 
on health department c 134 a 140; communication from the mayor 
transmitting preliminary report of the committee on public baths ap- 
pointed to investigate the question of establishing one or more public 
baths to be kept open all the year round, with order for loan of $65,000 
for land and construction of bath-house a 41 8-420-0 rdered printed and 
assigned a 420-taken up (CD. 96), referred to committee on health de- 
partment a 482, 4S3; order for loan of $65,000, for the purchase of a lot 
of land and construction of a public bath-house, etc., ordered printed 
and assigned a 419, 420-taken up, referred to committee on health a 4S2, 
483-report of committee on health, with order for loan of $65,000 a 569, 
570-discussed a 570-572-passed a 572 c 5S2, 5S3; order that vote, refer- 
ring message of the mayor, transmitting preliminary report of the com- 
mittee on public baths to the committee on health be rescinded and 
referred to committee on finance, passed a 504; report of advisory com- 
mittee; the plans for the first bath-house to be erected on land on Dover 
St., near Harrison ave., on file in mayor's ofhee, etc., ordered printed, 
sent down a 94S, 949-placed on file c 957 

sanitary condition of Chinatown: order that the committee on 
health department he requested to investigate the sanitary condition of 
that section of ward 12 known as Chinatown, referred to committee on 
health department c 369 

sanitary, Endicott St. : order that the board of health be requested 
to place the sanitary in a condition of thorough repair and cleanliness, 
passed c 165 a 16S 

sanitary condition, engine IO : see Fire Department 

sanitary condition, Moseley-ave. district: order that the board 
of health be requested to investigate the sanitary condition of the ter- 
ritory at the junction of Moseley ave. and Shelburne St., and report 
means for improvement, referred to the mayor c 443 

sanitary condition, Rutland-st. primary school : see School 
Department 

sanitary condition of private ways in ward IN t see Ward 18 

sanitary condition of schools : see School Department 

sanitary station, Washington St.: order that the board of health 
be requested to place in a condition of thorough repair and cleanliness 
the sanitary station located between East Brookliue and East Newton 
sts., passed c ill a 119 

-site for public bath-house, North Margin St. : order that the 
mayor be requested to select the estates numbered 62, 64, and 66 as loca- 
tion for a public bath-house for men and women to be kept open all the 
year, referred to the mayor c 678 



Health Department, continued. 
underground lavatory, Scollay sq. : see Scollay sq. 
West Boston bridge, boat-house : see West Boston Bridge 

Heath Land Company. 

preamble and order for hearing on order to take land, Wensley St., for 
sewer purposes, accepted, passed a 741-hearing a 763-report, accepted, 
order passed a 772 

Heath place. 

building : J. J. & P. M. Ahern, petition to move a 625-granted a 631 

Heath street. 

building : Thomas Cashin, petition to erect a 763-granied c 1037, 1038 

a 1059 
hitehing-post : Frank C. Jacobs, petition to place a 50-granted a 5S 
lamp in rear : Joseph B. Von Euw, petition a 777 
watering-trough : see Water Department 

Heath-street School-house. (See School Department.) 
Heath and Bromley streets. 

derrick guy-ropes : Jones & Meehan, petition to stretch a 764- 
granted a 770 

Hebrew Progressive Association. 

petition to use certain land in West Roxbury for burial purposes a 777 

Hebrew Sound Money League. 

petition, use of Faneuil Hall a 777-granted 8779; order that the fee for 
use of Faneuil Hall be waived, passed a S15 

Heffernan, John. 

order that there be allowed and paid a certain sum on account of work 
done by him as an inspector in the paving division, referred to committee 
on claims c 560 

Height of Buildings. (See Legislative Matters.) 

Henchman street. 

bay-windows : Jacob Spektorsky, petition and order for hearing a 765- 
hearing a 776 

Henderson, P. H. 

petition to place two signs, Columbus ave. a 655-refused a 666 

Henihan, John. 

stable, Washington St., West Roxbury, petition and order for hearing 
a 31-hearing a 118-granted a 123 

Hennessy, William S. 

bay-windows, Beach St., petition and order for hearing a 252-hearing 
a 279-withdrawn a 379 

Herman, J. 

petition to erect building, New Heath st. a 471-granted c 550 a 566 

Herman street. 

sidewalk : Charles W. Gillette, petition a 750-granted a 754 

Hersey Manufacturing Company. 

petition to erect building, E St. a 830-granted c 1037 a 10 59 

Herthel, Frederick J., Jr., et als. 

petition, sewer, Willow st., West Roxbury a 530-granted a 542 ; sidewalk, 
Corey St., West Roxbury, petition a 530-granted a 542; petition to place 
iron pipe under sidewalk, Corey st. a 764-granted a 770 

Heslan, John E, agent. 
petition to be paid for damages to property, Whitney st. a 9S6 

Hewins, Mrs. L. F. 

bay-window, Washington St., petition and order for hearing, referred to 
committee on streets and sewers a 399-report, accepted a 404-hearing 
a 420-granted a 573 

Hewitt, Annie M. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries a 421 

Hewlett street. 

bay-windows: Dawson Johnson, petition and order for hearing 

a 9S7-hearing a 1027-granted a 1069 
grade : order to establish revised grade, referred to committee on streets 

and sewers a 91 i-report, accepted, order passed a 91 1 
trees : order to remove seven trees, passed a 740 

Hewlett and Mozart streets. 

sewer : preamble and order for hearing on order to take land of Ella I' . 
Cole and Philip Dorr, passed a 741-hearing a 763-report, accepted, 
order passed a 772 ; order for construction, passed a 770 



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HOLLINGSWORTH 



Heyl, George A. 

petition, lamps, Aldrich st. a 342 

Hezlett, George M. 

petition to erect building, North Beacon st. a 139-granted c 226 a 229, 230 

Hickey, Charles M. 

order to suspend wire for private telephone between Stanton and Evans 
sts., Dorchester, passed a 346 

Hickey, 'William P., Councilman, Ward 14. 

qualified : page 1 

appointed : committee on collecting department, election department 
c 135; committee on sewer assessments c 495 

orders offered : I st., paving c 310; First st., improvement c 310, 311 ; 
sanitary condition of South Boston c 336; dumping of garbage. House 
of Correction beach c 3S7; electric lights, ward 14 c 442; improving 
Vicksburg St. c 442, 443; vacation for pumping-station employees c 591 

Higgins, John J. 

appointed deputy sealer of weights and measures a 251-confirmed a 316, 
317 

Higgins, Patrick. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries a 749-refused a S6S c 878 

Higgins, R. R., et als. 
petition to enlarge present area, Howard st. a 9S6-granted a 9SS 

High School place, Brighton. 

lamp : F. G. Burley, petition a 315 

High street. 

frame for blue prints: Dalton Ingersoll Company, petition to pro- 
ject a 564-granted a 738 
sign : A. C. Lawrence & Co., petition a 49-granted a 207 

High street, Charlestown. 

widening : order that the street commissioners be requested to report 
an estimate of the cost of widening and straightening between No. 9S 
and Salem st., passed a 258-communication from the street commission- 
ers relative to, referred to the committee on finance a 343 

High street, Dorchester. 

catch-basin : Robert Swan, petition a 565 

High and Pleasant streets, Charlestown. 

bay-windows : Fessenden & Libby, petition and order for hearing a 
753-hearing a 762-granted a 772 

Highland avenue. 

lamp : James McCann, petition a 9S6 

Highland park. 

improvement : order that the superintendent of public grounds be 
requested to include in his estimates for the ensuing year a sum suffi- 
cient to keep in suitable order and condition, passed c 44-referred to 
committee on finance a 51 ; order that the committee on finance be re- 
quested to report in the first loan bill the sum of $20,000 forthe purchase 
of a piece of land forthe improvement of said park, referred to commit- 
tee on finance c 79 

Highland Station, West Roxbury. 

branch library and kindergarten : see Library Department 
sewer : Wm. B. Blakemore, petition to be paid for land taken near 
station a 730-referred to committee on claims a 1033 

Highland street, Roxbury. 

sidewalk : Almon H. Small, petition a i6S-granted 8380 

Highland and Cedar streets. 

tree : Daniel Staniford, petition, removal a 764 
Hill, Albert P., et als. 

petition, lamp, Putnam pi. a S65 

Hill, Frederick R. 

petition, sidewalk, Algonquin St. a 229-granted a 380 

Hillard, James L. 

order that there be allowed and paid the sum of $300 for compiling and 
preparing for publication the Rice and Douglass memorial volumes in 
accordance with orders, passed c 436 a 44S; preamble and resolutions 
relative to retirement from office as clerk of committees, passed c 438 
a 448; order that resolutions be suitably engrossed and framed, passed 
c 43S a 448 

Hilldebrande, P. C. 

petition, sign, Tremont St. a 777-granted a 7S1 

Hillside street. 

building: W. S. Cole, petition to move a 778-granted a 78S 



Hilton & Wentworth. 

petition to excavate under Faneuil Hall market a 50-granted a 123 

Hinckel Brewing Company. 

petition to erect building, Rutherford ave. a 397-granted c 433 a 44S 

Hirshon, Simon, Councilman, Ward 8. 

qualified : page 1 

appointed : gas-house nuisance, North End c 81 ; committee on build- 
ings department, hospital department, water department, July Fourth,, 
gas-house nuisance North End c 135, 136; sanitary condition of wards 
6 and S c 311 

orders offered : sanitary condition of wards 6 and S c 272 

Historic Locations. 

order that a special committee be appointed to consider the question of 
marking the spot near Charlestown and Somerville boundary line, on 
which is now Cambridge St., where Paul Revere was intercepted by Brit- 
ish soldiers on nis famous ride to Concord and Lexington : also to con- 
sider marking the spot now Sullivan sq., where the blood of an Ameri- 
can was last shed on 19th of April, 1775, passed c 25 a 29, 30; committee 
appointed c 81 

Hobart street, Brighton. 

lamps : C. L. Wightman et als., petition a 372 

sewer : Charles W. Pierce et als., petition a 497-granted a 577 

Hobdon, Louis. 

petition, removal trees, Forest st. a 342-triinming, granted a 377; side- 
walks, Vine and Forest sts., petition a 625-granted a 633 

Hodge, E., & Company. 

petition to erect building, Liverpool St. a S3~granted c 195 a 205; order 
that permission be granted to erect building, Liverpool St., relerred to 
committee on building department a 122-report, no further action neces- 
sary, accepted a 253 c 262 

Hodges, E. C ., et als. 

petition, use of Faneuil Hall a 964-granted a 967 

Hoffecker, Abram. 

bay-windows, Dorchester ave., petition and order for hearing a 206-hear- 
ing a 22S-granted a 234; petition to remove two trees, Dorchester ave. 
and Park sts. a 251-granted a 377 

Hogg's bridge. 

shelter for passengers : see West End Street Railway Company 

Holborn street. 

sidewalk : Walter I. Tupper, petition a 497-granted a 506 
tree : E. F. Brown, petition, removal a 2So-trimming, granted a 377; peti- 
tion to trim a 372-granted a 474 

Holbrook, Cabot, & Daly. 

petition to stretch guy-ropes across Massachusetts ave. and Boylston st. 
a i02S-granted a 1034 

Holbrook, Frederick G. 

petition stand for sale of drinks, Post-office sq. aS4~refused a 577; petition 
to sell temperance drinks, etc., from stand a 597-granted a 613 

Holden, John C. 

stable, Morton st., Dorchester, petition and order for hearing a 904-hear- 
ing a 949-granted a 955 

Holden street, Dorchester. 

lamps : R. P. Cheever et als., petition a S4 

Holiday street. 

stable : Robert Treat Paine, petition and order for hearing a So6-hear- 
ing a 864-refused a S76 

Holidays. {See also City Employes.) 

Evacuation Day : see Evacuation Day 

Saturday half-holidays : order that the mayor be requested to 
direct the heads of departments to allow a half-holiday without loss of 
pa} r on Saturdays during June, July, August, and September, 1S96, 
to all employees whose services can be dispensed with, passed a 124 
c 128 

Washington's Birthday : see Washington's Birthday 

Holland, Margaret. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries a 39S 

Hollander, M. 

bay-window, Minot St., petition and order for hearing a 7S6~hearinga S04- 
refused a 915 

Hollingsworth street. 

lamps : Ruth E. Taber el als., petition a 564 

stable: Fred J. Taber, petition and order for hearing a 449-hearing 
a 52S-granted a 613 



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HOWE 



Hollis street. 

gas lamp : Frank H. Burke, petition a34i-granted a 539 

Holmes, Oliver Wendell. 

communication from the art commission approving the design of the bust 
by Mr. Richard E. Brooks to be placed in the public library, sent up 
c S99-placed on file a 904 

Holmes, Wm. 

petition for hearing on claim for personal injuries a 342-refused a 6S7 C692 

Hoist, Maria K. 

stable, Lauriat ave., petition and order for hearing a SS9-hearing a giS 

Holton street, Brighton. 

sewer : ordered a 577 

Holworthy street. 

sidewalk : Jos. Stone, agent, refused a 429 

Holyoke street. 

macadamizing : order that the superintendent of streets be requested 
to macadamize street at an expense not exceeding $4,000, passed a 6S9 

Homer, C. G. 

petition, compensation for damages to wagon a 139-refused a 569 c 579 

Homer, Mary E. 

sidewalk, Whiting St., petition a 565-granted a 577 

Homer, Valentine F. 

petition, compensation for damages to bicycle caused by collision with a 
wagon of the street cleaning division a 564-refused a 734 c 797 

Homes avenue, Brighton. 

sewer : report and order for hearing on order to take land of Otis 
Shepard et al. for sewer purposes, accepted, passed a 4S3-hearing a 564- 
report, accepted, order passed a 577 ; order for construction, passed a 61 1 

Homestead street. 

sidewalk : H. P. Nawn, petition a 750-granted a 754 

Hong Sing Low & Co. 

petition, sign, Essex st. a 2So-granted a 2SS 

Hooker, Gen. Joseph. 

resolution relative to providing a statue to be erected, passed c 165 a 16S 

Horace street. 

sidewalks : John J. Austin et als., granted a 7S0 

Horgan, Francis J., Councilman, Ward 8. 

qualified : page 1 

appointed: committee on claims, ordinances and law department, 
judiciary c 135-137; committee on tenement districts c 165; municipal 
ownership, gas and electric light c 311 ; committee on municipal owner- 
ship of street railways c 367 ; committee on Minot-st. nuisance c 495 

orders offered : jurisdiction over Transit Commission c 325 ; municipal 
street railways c 325; hearings, municipal ownership street railways 
0415; nuisance, ward S c 436; extension of Causeway St. c 436; Minot 
St., nuisance c 46S; further time for committee on municipal ownership 
of street railways c 549; expense of removal of city departments c 855 ; 
next meeting c 995 

remarks: city council proceedings c 160; claim of Annie M. O'Brien 
c 262; right of way, Church st. c 295, 296; subway lease c 29S, 299; 
claim of Pierce F. Lonergan & Co. c 321, 322; ward-room, ward 6 c 323, 
324; jurisdiction over Transit Commission c 325, 384; municipal street 
railways c 325, 526; joint rules, rule 20 c 337, 33S; statement of claims, 
etc., against estate to be given upon payment of fees C368; payment of 
caucus officers 0385; removal of horse mart c 441 ; sanitation and venti- 
lation of school-houses c 457, 458; improvement of fire service c 469; 
Fourth of July celebration c 509; loan for school improvements c 519, 
520, 522; city employees, taking part in political conventions c 551, 552, 
640-045, 680; land, Windsor st. c 586; purchase, etc., of Massachusetts 
Historical building c 617; loan bill c 648,649,651,674-676; fire depart- 
ment investigation c 792, 793 ; peddling in streets, ordinance c 798. 799; 
loan, street department c 819-S22; expenses of dedication of John Boyle 
O'Reilly statue c 843; expense of removal of city departments to new 
Tremont building c 855; loan orders c 8S1 ; payment to police officers 
who served at registration booths c SSi, 8S2 ; claim of C. H. A. Eng- 
lish c 92S; next meeting c 995 ; appropriation for schools c 90S; revised 
ordinances c 1010, 1015, 1016, 1018, 1019, 1041 ; salaries of auditor, treas- 
urer, and collector c 1043-1045; electric-light plant, Deer island c 1049, 
1050; closing remarks, thanks to president c 1056 

Home, George. 

petition to be paid for loss of fowls killed by dogs a 764-granted a 905 

Home, S. D. 

petition to erect building, South Eden st. a 22S-granted a 265 c 2S4 

Horse Mart. (See Sale of Horses, Wards 6 and 8.) 



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Horses, Facilities for Watering in Park System. (See 
Park Department.) 

Hosley, Mrs. Mary L. 

petition, sewer, Wrentham st. a 39S-granted a 429 

Hospital Department. 

committee : appointed a S9 c 135 

trustees : Conrad J. Rueter, appointed a 49-confirmed a S5 ; Michael J. 
Dwyer appointed a37o-confirmed a 399; Lamont G. Burnham, appointed 
a 970-connrmed a 987 

ambulance, Kast Boston : order that the committee on finance be 
requested to report in the next loan order the sum of $1,000 for an 
ambulance to be stationed and used in East Boston in connection with 
the Boston City Hospital, referred to committee on finance c 25; Wm. 
C. Ensworth et als., petition that an ambulance be established and 
maintained in East Boston; order that the finance committee be re- 
quested to include in the next loan bill the sum of $3,000 for the pur- 
pose of establishing and maintaining an ambulance, referred to commit- 
tee on finance C359, 360 

appropriation transfer : order that the balance of the loan approved 
July 10, 1S95, for the City Hospital, amounting to$2S,5oo, be transferred 
to the appropriation for new buildings, referred to committee on streets 
and sewers a 574, report, accepted, order passed a 631, referred to com- 
mittee on finance c 636, report, accepted, order passed c 695 

branch hospital, South Boston: order that a special committee 
be appointed to consider the feasibility of the erection and maintenance 
of a branch out-patient department in South Boston, laid over c 367, 
taken up, passed c 395* committee appointed c 415; order that the 
special committee be requested to confer with the authorities of the 
Carney Hospital for the purpose of ascertaining what arrangements can 
be made for the reception of out-patients from South Boston, passed 
C464 

contagious diseases : order that the superintendent of City Hospital 
report the number of patients treated during the past year at the City 
Hospital or departments for contagious, infectious, or communicable 
diseases, passed a 753 

Homoeopathic treatment at hospital : order that the trustees be 
requested to give their views as to the advisability of allotting a certain 
number of beds in the contagious department for the use of patients pre- 
ferring homoeopathic treatment, and appointing physicians from that 
school to the visiting board of said hospital, passed c 364 a 373, com- 
munication from the mayor transmitting communication from the 
trustees relative to, referred to committee on hospital department a 445 ; 
Boston Homoeopathic Medical Society, petition that homoeopathic 
treatment be furnished such patients as may desire it a 421 

loan of $45,000 : see Loans, loan o/$i45,5oo 

loan for electric light plant : see Loans, loan for street depart- 
ment and electriclight plant, City Hospital 

Hospitals, Right of Board of Aldermen to Control. (See 
Health Department, Consumptives' Home.) 

Hourihan & Murray. 

petition to be paid for making repairs on houses, Evergreen and Kenney 
sts. a 777 

Hours for Consultation with Heads of Departments. 

(See Heads of Departments.) 

House of Correction. (See Institutions Department.) 
House of Correction Beach. 

dumping of garbage : see Health Department 

House of Industry. 

riots : see Institutions Department 

Houses of Detention. (See Prisons, Inspection of.) 
Howard, James E. 

petition for trimming trees, Monroe st. a 564-granted a 663 

Howard, Lewis J. 

appointed weigher of coal a 22S-confirmed a 251 

Howard avenue. 

sidewalk: report, no action necessary (petition referred last year), 
accepted a 403; Geo. H. Wilson, petition a 730-granted a 742; order for, 
in front of Howard-ave. primary school, referred to committee on streets 
and sewers a 966-report, accepted, order passed a 969 

Howard avenue and Cunningham street. 

sidewalk : Amelia Meyer, petition a 730-granted a 742 

Howard street. 

area : R. R. Higgins et als., petition to enlarge a gSfi-granted a 9SS 
sign: Joseph Zane, petition to place a 447-g^ranted a 453; communication 

from the mayor vetoing permit, veto sustained a 471 ; Charles Bonanno, 

petition a 497-granted a 505 

Howe street. 

catch-basin : Charles D. Craigie, petition a 750-report, no action 
necessary a 7SS 



HOWELL 



INDIA. 



Howell street. 

sidewalk I Jane Donnelly, petition a Sos-granted a S12; Thomas J. 
Daley, petition a Sos-granted a 812; Hannah Devine and John Gillen, 
petition a 919-granted a 922 

Howland street. 

sidewalks : ordered a 123; Pierce J. Grace, petition a 497-g ranted a 506; 
P.J. Dinn, petition a 730-granted a742; S. M. Shapleigh, petition a 730- 
ernnted a 742; James V. Thomas, petition a 750-granted a 754 ; Pierce 
J. Grace, petition a SSS-granted a S92 

Hubbard, Mary E., et ah. 

petition, sidewalk, Fenno st. a 472-granted a 4S4 

Hudson street. 

coal-cliute : Thomas J. Lane, petition a 77S-granted a 780 

Hughes, Henry, et ah. 

petition, lamps, Argyle St. a 764 

Hughes, Patrick. 

bay-window, Chelsea St., petition and order for hearing a 786-hearing 
a So4-granted a 915 

Hughson, Nathaniel. 

petition to be paid for land taken for construction of improved sewerage 
near Neponset river a 655 

Hull street. 

improvements : order that the superintendent of streets, through the 
mayor, be requested to remove the cobble-stones between Salem St. and 
Snowhill St., and to substitute granite blocks for the same, referred 
to the mayor c 6S0 

sewer : ordered a 690 

Hull street, Charlestown. 

laying-out; order that the street commissioners be requested to accept 
and lay out as a public way, between Bunker Hill and Vine sts., referred 
to committee on finance a 122 

Humboldt avenue. 

coasting; order that permission heretofore granted to permit coasting 
between Townsend st. and Walnut ave. is hereby revoked, passed 

a SS 
damages by blasting: report on petition of Mrs. Hannah H. 

Draper (referred last year) for compensation for damages to estate, 

recommending reference to committee on finance a 1033 
edgestones and sidewalk : Edwin D. Bell, granted a 42S 
sidewalks: Elizabeth A. Morgan, petition a i6S-granted a 380; O. E. 

Furber, petition a 422-granted a 42S; Charles Newhall, Charles F. 

Kittredge, et als., trustees, E. E. Richards, trustee, report, no action 

necessary a 429; Fannie E. Sheldon et at., petition a 655-granted a 607 ; 

Fred McGrath, petition a 950-granted a 955 

Humphrey street. 

poles : New England Telephone and Telegraph Company, petition 
a 2So-order for hearing a 8i£-hearing a S29-granted a 1006 

Hunneman street. 

edgestones and sidewalk : Annie B. Fulton, petition a 902-granted 

a 913 

improvements : order that the superintendent of streets, through the 
mayor, be requested to place street from Harrison ave. to Albany St., 
at proper grade and macadamize same, referred to the mayor c 801 

renaming: see Street Laying-out Department 

sidewalk: Thomas Doyle, petition a 530-granted a 542; F. B. Knight 
& Son, corporation, petition a 77S-granted a 7S0 

stable : F. Knight & Son Corporation, petition and order for hearing 
a 120-hearing a 203-granted a 20S, 287 

Hunneman and Brown streets. 

sidewalk : Thomas Doyle, petition a 730-granted a 742 

Hunt, Henry W. 

petition for compensation for land on Fulton st. a 342 

Hunt, Jay, Manager, New Grand Theatre. 

petition, license for minor a 902-granted a 910 

Hunter, Mrs. Lora. 

petition to maintain lying-in hospital, Brookline ave. a S30-granted a 965, 
966 

Huntington avenue. 

bay-windows : Thomas F. Maguire, petition and order for hearing a 

765-hearing a 776 
canopy : Harry Nelson Gay, petition and order for hearing a 732-hear- 

ing a 749 
curbing and crossing near public library : order that the 

superintendent of streets, through the mayor, be requested to repair 

the curbing and crossing at the corner of the public library sidewalk, 

referred to the mayor c 19S, 199 



Huntington avenue, continued. 

edgestones and sidewalk : order for construction in front of estate 
ot George M. Shuman, passed a 3S1 ; Albert Geiger, granted a 429 

poles : New England Telephone & Telegraph Company, petition to erect 
and remove a 763-hearing a 777-granted a 7S2; New England Tele- 
phone and Telegraph Co., petition to erect a S30-order for hearing 
a 1006-hearing a 1027-granted a 1034 

Sidewalk : Hannah Fitzpatrick, petition a 655-granted a 667; Mrs. L. 
Henry, petition a 730-granted a 742; Mrs Doyle, petition a 730-granted 

a 74 2 
trees : John E. Kelly, removal, granted a 141 ; order to remove tree in. 
front of estate Nos. S52-S54, passed a 175 

Huntington and Parker Hill avenues. 

bay-win low : Oscar E. Furber, petition and order for hearing a 473— 
hearing a 496 

Huntington avenue and West Newton street. 

grade : John Sullivan, petition, damages a 942 

Hurley, Thomas. 

petition to be paid $500 on account of an accident a 625-refused a S6S c S7S 

Hutchings, Lizzie M. 

petition, compensation for damages to property, Lauriat ave. a 729 

Hutchings, Lydia E. 

petition, bulkhead, Commercial st. a 447-granted a 453 

Hutchings street. 

sidewalk : Marcus M. Smith, petition a S66-granted a S76 

Hutchins avenue. 

sewer : report with order, accepted, passed a 944 

stable : Dennis Lyons, petition and order for hearing a 141-hearing- 
a 22S-granted a 34S 

Hutchinson, Henry. 

order that the park commissioners be requested, through the mayor, to 
provide a suitable site for a boat location on the Strandway in place of 
the one now occupied by him, referred to the mayor c 360 

Hutchinson, Mrs. R. 

petition, removal tree, Morton St., Dorchester a 919 
Hyde Grammar School. (See School Department.) 
Hyde Park avenue. 

sewer : M. D. Duran, petition a 472-granted a 506 

sidewalks : order for construction, referred to committee on streets 
and sewers a 319—report, accepted, order passed a 320; John Downey, 
petition a 342-granted a3So; Thomas Minton, petition a 655-granted 
a 667 

widening : order that the street commissioners, through the mayor, be 
requested to report as to the feasibility of widening from Forest Hills 
to the Hyde Park line, together with estimate of cost, referred to the 
mayor c 704 

Hyde Park avenue and Washington street. 

poles: New England Telephone & Telegraph Company,' petition to 
erect and remove a 7S5-order for hearing a 790-hearing a S04~granted a 
S14 



I street. 

guy-ropes : S. Brennan & Co., petition to stretch a 625-granted a 631 
paving : order that the committee on finance be requested to include in 
the next loan bill the sum of $4,500 for purpose of paving from Broad- 
way to Second St., referred to committee on finance c 310 

Improved Property, Taxing of. (See Assessing Depart- 
ment.) 
Improved Sewerage. (See Street Department.) 
Improvements in Boston Harbor. (See Boston Harbor.) 
Inaugural Address. (See Mayor, The.) 
Incidental Expense, 

payment for entertainment of Lowell City Government : 

see Distinguished Visitors. 

Index Commissioners. 

petition for an appropriation for consolidating and classifying the indices 
in the Suffolk Registry of Deeds a 203, report with order, accepted, 
passed a 235; petition for an appropriation of $6,000 for the preparation 
of the annual indices in the Suffolk Registry of Deeds for the ensuing 
year a 919-granted a 944 

India square. 

enlargement : order that the committee on finance be requested to 
provide the sum of $So,ooo for, referred to committee on finance a S6 



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India street. 

flag and sign : Domenico Jiaccia, petition a 497-refused 8539; Morris 
Zimbnlow, petition a 655-granted a 665 

Ingleside street. 

edgestones and sidewalks: Alfred J. Ford et ah., petition a 683- 
granted a 7-12; John Boyce et als., petition a 903-granted a 913 

Ingraham School. (See School Department.) 
Innes, Charles H., Councilman, Ward 17. 

qualified: page 1 

appointed : committee on mayor's address C4S; committee on Mount 
Hope cemetery, ordinances and law department, printing department, 
mayor's address, disposition of offal c 136; committee to attend funeral 
of Councilman Butler c 293; committee on drawbridges c 336; com- 
mittee on municipal ownership of street railways C367; committee on 
playground in new ward 9C406; committee on playground, ward 19c 
415; committee to receive victorious athletes c 495; committee on annual 
dinner c 975 ; committee to attend funeral of ex-Mayor Henry L. Pierce 
c 1003 

orders offered : nomination of aldermen c 130; protest against lease ot 
subway c 26S, 269; binders for city council minutes c 337; playground 
ward 9, substitute order c 339; party wall, Belvidere st. c 3S7, 3S8; com- 
mittee on loan bill c 706; South Knd branch library c S25 

remarks: widening Tremont st. c 67, 6S; question of privilege c 
gg. 100; nomination of aldermen c 130, 131; election of aldermen c 133; 
printing proceedings of the city council c 1S6-18S; death of Governor 
Grcenhalge c 245; protest against lease of subway c 26S, 269, 296, 297, 
300; land for Homoeopathic Hospital c 273,300; playground, wardgc 339, 
340; statement of claims, etc., against estate to be given upon payment 
of fee c 36S; loan for school improvements c 511, 512,518, 519; land, 
Windsor St. c 5S5, 5S6; removal of fire commissioner c 699, 700; South 
End branch library, English high school c S25, S26; closing remarks, 
thanks to president c 1053 

resigned : committee on printing c 200 

Insane, Care of. (See Institutions Department.) 

Insane, Observation Department. (See Institutions De- 
partment.) 

Inspection of Prisons. (See Prisons, Inspection of.) 
Inspection of Vessels and Ballast Department. 

committee : appointed a S9 c 135, 136 

chief weigher and inspector : John Kenny, appointed a 370-con- 

firmed a 399 
assistant weighers and inspectors : John J. Caddigan, James 

Collins, and Edward Hughes, appointed a 370-confirmed a 399 

Inspector of Milk and Vinegar. (See Health Department.) 
Institutions Department. 

committee : appointed a S9 c 136 

commissioner: communication from the mayor giving notice of ap- 
pointment of Ernest C. Marshall in place of Alfred B. Heath, removed, 
also copy of letter of removal, placed on file a goo 

care of the Insane : order that the mayor be requested to petition 
the General Court at its present session for the passage of such legis- 
lation as may be necessary to place insane patients now in charge of 
the institutions commissioner under the care and management of a 
special board of trustees, discussed a 33, 34-referred to committee on 
streets and sewers a 34-report, no action necessary, accepted a 632; 
communication from the Boston Medico-Psychological Society et als. 
relative to, sent up c 39, 40-referred to committee on streets and: sewers 
a 50-placed on file a 632 

electric light plant, Deer Island : order that the committee on 
finance be requested to provide in the next loan bill the sum of $12,000 
for the establishment of an electric lighting plant, referred to commit- 
tee on finance c 592; communication from the mayor transmitting order 
for loan of $6,000, referred to committee on streets and sewers a 1024- 
report, accepted, order passed a 1034-assigned c 1036-taken up, order 
rejected c 1049, 1050-placcd on a 1060 

fire-escapes on different institutions: order that the committee 
on institutions department be requested to investigate the system of fire- 
escapes in use on the different institutions, referred to committee on 
public institutions c 621 

investigation of riots : order that the committee on institutions de- 
partment investigate the recent riots at House of Correction and 
House of Industry, referred to committee on institutions department 
^705 

loan for chapel and physician's house, Long Island : see 
Loans— loan for street department and electric light plant, City Hospital 

loan of $:r.s,ooo : see Loans; loan of$r^,joo 

Long Island, furnishings: communication from the mayor trans- 
mitting communication from commissioner of public institutions, re- 
questing an appropriation of $3,500 for the furnishings of the chapel 
and physicians' house at Long Island, referred to committee on finance 
c 126 

New House of Correction : order that the mayor petition the General 
Court at its present session for such legislation as may be necessary to 
consummate the recommendation made in the mayor's inaugural con- 
cerning the House of Correction, passed c 44-referred to committee on 
mayor's inaugural a 51-rcport, accepted, order passed a 141 



Institutions Department, continued. 

observation department, for insane : communication from the 
mayor transmitting a communication from the commissioner of insti- 
tutions recommending the making of an appropriation of $25,000 for a 
place for the detention of patients for observation as to their sanity ; 
and recommending that observation department be created at the Boston 
Insane Hospital, Austin Farm, ordered printed and referred to commit- 
tee on finance a 654 

police boat "Protector": communication from the mayor recom- 
mending passage of order transferring boat from the police department 
to the institutions department, order for transfer, passed a 91S c 935 

resignation of Captain of "J. Putnam Bradlee " : order that 
the commissioner of public institutions, through the mayor, ask the 
resignation of Oliver Bowden, captain of the " J. Putnam Bradlee," for 
incompetency and for refusing to recognize passes issued by the com- 
missioner, discussed c 959, 960-referred to the mayor c 960 

visit to institutions: communication from the commissioner re- 
questing the pleasure of the city government to inspect institutions at 
Deer island, sent up c 817-placed on file a S30, 831 

topics in mayor's address relative to department : report of 
committee on topics in mayor's address relative to topics on depart- 
ment, recommending reference to committee on institutions department, 
accepted c 134 a 140 

visit of common council : order that arrangements be made for visit 
to institutions, passed c 525 

Insulation of Wires. (See Wire Department.) 

Intei-scholastic Trophy. (See School Department.) 

Inwood, Mrs. 

petition, sign, Winter st. a 529-granted a 539 

Irish National Athletic Club. 

petition, athletic exhibition a 9-granted a 9 

Irving street. 

stable : J. Andrew, petition and order for hearing a 732-hearing a 763- 
grantec. a 770 

Irving, Garden, Anderson, Grove, Phillips, and W. Cedar 
streets. 

sidewalks : order that the superintendent of streets cause the side- 
walks to be relaid, etc., passed c 694-referred to committee on streets 
and sewers a 730 

Island street. 

building : John A. Emery, petition to erect a 918 

macadamizing: order that the superintendent of streets, through the 
mayor, be requested to submit an estimate of the cost of macadamizing, 
referred to the mayor c 273-communication from the mayor transmit- 
ting communication from the superintendent of streets relative to, 
referred to committee on finance c 294 

Island, Thorndike, East Lenox, and Fellows streets. 

catch-basin : order that the superintendent of streets be requested, 
through the mayor, to construct catch-basins, referred to the mayor 
C9S9 

Ivory and Temple streets. 

poles : order for hearing a 6SS-hearing a 728-granted a 738, 739 



Jackman, Edward A. 

petition, compensation for personal injuries a 942-refused a 1005 c 100S 

Jackson, Caroline, Estate of. 

petition to erect building, Whitfield st. a 777-granted c S54 a 867 

Jackson, William. 

appointed city engineer a 4iS-confirmed a 449 

Jackson and Bunker Hill streets. 

tree : order to remove decayed tree, passed a 751 

Jacobowicz, David. 

petition to maintain stand on steps of Old Court-house a 29-granted a 36 

Jacobs, Charles, Councilman, Ward 22. 

qualified : page 1 

appointed : committee on overseeing of the poor department, street 

laying out department, treasury department c 136; committee on Stony 

brook c 200; committee on ward-room, ward 19 c 294 
orders offered: Whitney St., widening c 43; watering. trough, Heath 

st. c 43; Stony brook committee c 165; Centre St., straightening c 268; 

Wensley st., laying out c 26S; Perkins St., widening c 416; Perkins st., 

sewer c 416 
remarks : land, Linden Park st. c 263 



Jacobs, Frank C. 

petition to place hitching-post, Heath st. a 50-granted a 5S 

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Jacobs, Helena M. 

petition to be paid balance remaining from tax sale of estate, Aslimont 
st. a 950- granted a 1000 c 100S 

Jacobs, Jacob. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries a 342-refused a 6S7 c 692 

Jacobs, John S., & Son. 

petition to erect guy-posts, Pinckney, Myrtle, and other streets a 119- 
grantcd a 133; petition to erect guy-posts, Walter, Hewlett, and South 
sts. a 730-granted a 741 

Jacobs, Wm., ct al. 

petition, sewer, Perkins St., West Roxbury a 565 

Jamaica park. 

playground : order that the committee on park department be requested 
to consider the advisability of having a portion of park set aside for the 
purposes of a playground, referred to committee on park department 
c 469, report, no action necessary, accepted c 716 

Jamaica Park and Arborway. 

abatement of betterment assessments : communication from the 
park commissioners stating that in accordance with the provisions of the 
act of the Legislature passed March 27, 1S95, which enables the board 
10 abate such proportion of any assessment for a betterment made on 
account of laying out parkway, they have passed resolves to abate fifty 
per cent, of the amounts due for assessments, on application of owners 
on or before April 1, 1896, etc., sent up c 93, 93-placed on file a 119; 
order that the city treasurer be authorized to repay to the owner of the 
land or his assignee such proportion of an assessment which he paid 
into the city treasurer on account of an assessment for betterment made 
on account of the laying out of the parkway, referred to committee on 
claims a 233-reporl with order in new draft, accepted, passed a2S4 c 295 

Jeckel, William. 

stable, Gordon St., petition and order for hearing a 449-hearing a 529; 
petition and order for hearing a 424-hearing, given leave to withdraw 
a 496-refused a 613 

Jeffries Point. 

Marine Park : see Park Depai'tment 

public landing : order that the committee on finance be requested to 
include in the next loan bill the sum of $10,000 for establishment of a 
public landing, referred to committee on finance c 164; order that the 
auditor be authorized to transfer from the appropriation for street im- 
provements, wards 1 and 2, the sum to constitute a special appropriation 
for public landing, passed c 269-assigned a 383; order that the superin- 
tendent of streets, through the mayor, be requested to have the roof 
removed from the public landing, to have the roadway placed in proper 
condition for travel, and to assign a watchman for duty in that vicinity, 
referred to the mayor c 705-report, indefinitely postponed a 1066 

Jeffries street. 

edgestones and sidewalk : John Dowd, granted a 42S 

poles : New England Telephone and Telegraph Co., petition to erect a 

729-orderfor hearing a738-hearing a 749-granted a 773 
sidewalk : report, no action necessary, accepted a 403 

Jeffries Yacht Club. 

communication from fire commissioner approving license for petroleum, 
accepted, license approved a 499 

Jellison, Charles E. 

bay-window, Gurney St., petition and order for hearing a 317-hearing 
a 3+1 

Jenanyan, James S. 

petition to box tree, Washington St. a 50-granted a 58; communication 
from the mayor vetoing permit, veto sustained a S2 

Jenks, Thomas L. 

bay-windows, Chambers and Barton sts., hearing a 596-granted a 610 

Jenness, "Wm. H. 

petition, druggist's mortar, Poplar St. a 777-refused a 7S1 

Jenney Manufacturing Company. 

notice from fire commissioner approving license for petroleum, etc., 
approved a 317 

Jennings, Stephen. 

petitions (4) to be paid balances remaining from tax sales of estates, 
Antwerp st. a97i-granted a 1006 c 100S 

Jesser, Francis J. 

petition to be paid balance remaining from tax sale of estate, Emerald St. 
a 729-granted a S91 c 929 

Jewett, Elbridge K., et als. 
petition, sewer, Wordsworth st. a 902 



Jewett Lumber Company. 

petition to construct area, Glendon st. a 50-granted a 5S ; petition to erect 
building, Falcon st. a S3-granted a 226 C230; stable, Falcon St., peti. 
tion and order for hearing a S5-hearing, given leave to withdraw a 167 

Jiaccia, Domenico. 

petition, sign and flag, India st. a 497-refused a 539 

John Boyle O'Reilly Statue. (See O'Reilly, John Boyle, 
Statue.) 

John Howard Industrial Home. 

communication from the president and directors extending invitation to 
Common Council to attend opening exercises, Oct. 23, 1896, accepted 
CS7S 

John street 

swinging crane : Cudahy Packing Co., petition to attach to building a 
625-granted a 629 

Johnson, C. F. 

petition, license to run barges a 655-granted a 739 

Johnson, Caroline W. 

bay-window, Columbus ave., petition and order for hearing a 52-hearing 
a 83-granted a 234; petition to construct bulkhead, Centre st. a 902- 
granted a 912 

Johnson, Dawson. 

bay-windows, Hewlett St., petition and order for hearing a oS7-hearing 
a 1027-granted a 1069. 

Johnson, Dawson, et al. 

petition, lamps, St. Mark st. a 942 

Johnson, John W. 

petition to maintain lying-in hospital, Worcester st. a i6S; communica- 
tion from the board of health approving petition for a lying-in hospital, 
Worcester St., license approved a 206 

Johnson, Theodore. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries, Bunker Hill st. a 49-refused a 
734 c 79S 

Johnson & Co. 

petition to erect building, D st. a 315-granted c 40S a 423 ; stable, D St., 
petition and order for hearing a 317-hearing a 397-granted a 404; peti- 
tion to erect building, D st. a 446-granted c 491 a 499; petition, electric 
lights, D st. a 805 

Johnson & Gately. 

petition to erect building, Albany st. a S64 

Johnston, J. J. 

petition to lay one-inch pipe, Warren st. a 472-granted a 4S3; sidewalks, 
Sherman St., petition a 625-granted a 633 

Joiner street. 

re-macadamizing: order that the superintendent of streets, through 
the mayor, be requested to report an estimate of cost of re-macadamizing 
from Water to Park sts., referred to the mayor 0394; communication 
from the mavor transmitting communication from the superintendent of 
streets giving estimate of cost, referred to committee on finance c 406; 
order that the committee on finance include in the next loan bill the sum 
of $3,100 for re-macadamizing- from Water to Park sts., referred to com- 
mittee on finance c 436 

Jones, E. R. 

petition, removal tree, Camden st. a 729 
Jones, John C, et als. 

petition, electric light, corner Ruggles st. and Columbus ave. a 372 

Jones, L. E. H. 

petition to erect building, Dorchester ave. a 420-granted c 433 a 44S; peti- 
tion to erect building in rear of Dorchester ave. a 763 

Jones, Leander E. H., et als. 

report and order for hearing on order to take land for sewer purposes, 
Dorchester ave. and Dove st., accepted a 403-hearing a 446, report, ac- 
cepted, order passed a 4S3; sewer ordered a 4S3 

Jones, Samuel C, Councilman, Ward 21. 

qualified : page 1 

appointed: committee on Warren statue c 4S; committee on lamp 
department, police, library department, Warren statue, Fourth of July 
c 136; committee on grade crossings c 165; committee to attend funeral 
Governor Greenhalge c 248; municipal ownership gas and electric light 
c 31 1 ; committee on Strandway c 495 



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Jones, Samuel C, Councilman, continued. 

orders offered : statue of General Warren c 20; Warren statue C44; 
improvement of Highland park c 44 ; approval of public builJings by 
art commission c 44; changing course of Stony brook c 273; fire house, 
Grove Hall c 108; ladder-house, Grove Hall c 152, 999; homoeopathic 
treatment at hospital c 364; battery at Roxbury Fort c 408,409; report 
on municipal lighting plants c 464; paving Blue Hill ave. c 469; investi- 
gation Euslis-st. burying-ground c 494; information concerning teams 
in street department c 679; call for report on Eustis-st. burying-ground 
c S25 ; payment of caucus officers c S45 ; printing of city charter c SS2 

remarks: widening Tremont st. c 70; approval of plans and designs 
by art commission c 272; plans and designs for public buildings c 295; 
subway lease c 300; playground, ward 9 c 340; election of aldermen 
c 362; 'homoeopathic treatment at hospital c 364; municipal lighting 
plants c 464; grade crossings, East Boston c 46S; city employees taking 
part in politics c 642; loan, street department c S20; payment of caucus 
officers c 845; printing of city charter c 8S2, SS3 ; ladder-house, Grove 
Hall c 060 

Jones, Susie. 

compensation for personal (referred last year), refused a 906 c 92S 

Jones & Meeban. 

petition to stretch derrick guy-ropes across Heath and Bromley sts. a 764- 
granted a 770 

Jordan, Eben D„ Estate of. 

petition to construct cellar bottom of building, Church st. a 72S-granted a 
738 

Jordan, H. G., & Co., et als. 

petition, lamp, First st. a 139 

Josepbine street. 

sidewalks : Hugh J. McNabb et als, petition a 565-granted a 577; M. 
F. Sullivan, petition a 565-granted a 577; Duncan J. Maclsaac, petition 
a 730-granted a 742; Richard Allen, petition a 730-granled a 742 

Journeyman Tailors Union of America. 

petition, use of Faneuil Hall a 139-granted a 14s, 149 

Joy street. 

bay-windows : Horace W. Baxter, jr., trustee, petition and order for 

hearing a 6oS-hearing a 624-granted 875 
sijru : Solomon Frar, petition a 763-granted a 772 

Judiciary. 

committee : appointed c 137 

Judson street. 

sewer : Emma and Solomon Shine, petition a 902 

July Fourth. {See Fourth of July.) 

June Seventeenth. (See Seventeenth of June.) 

June 28th, Public Celebration. (See Farragut Statue, 
Dedication, Anniversary.) 

Jurors. 

drawn : a 28, 49, 82, 113, 177, 202, 249, 250, 313, 341, 397, 418, 445, 446, 470, 
496, 527, 562, 725, 761, 762, 784, 624, 804, 828, 841, S63, 89S, 926, 941, 947, 
1004, 1024 

Jury. 

jury list : see Election Department 



K street. 

sidewalks : Thomas Hills, petition a 750-granted a 754 
tree: Eliza A. Russell, petition, removal a 472-granted 3567; Mrs. H. 
M. Scott, petition to trim a 764-granted a S06 

Kakas, Wm. F. 

stable, Sawyer ave., petition and order for hearing a 732-hearing, given 
leave to withdraw a 762; stable, Sawyer ave., petition and order for 
hearing a 765-hearing a 785-granted a 78S 

Kalamonsky, Morris. 

petition, sign, Northampton st. a 624-granted a 629 

Kammerer, Christopher. 

preamble and order for hearing on order to take land, Ashley ave., for 
sewer purposes, passed a 786-hearing a S64-preamble and order to 
take land, accepted, passed a 876, 877 

Kane and Bellevue streets. 

poles : George H. Ellis et als., petition that permit be revoked a 763 



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Kapelowitz & Harris. 

petition, sign, State st. a 49-granted a 234 

Katzmann, Henry. 

petition to erect barber-pole, Pynchon St. a 29-report, no action necessary, 
accepted a 57; petition to erect hitching-post, Columbus ave. a 50- 
granted a 58 

Kaufman, Lewis P., et ah 

bay-windows Maywood St., petition and order for hearing a 317-hearing 
a 341 -granted a 477 

Kaufman & Crowther. 

bay-windows, Warren St., petition and order for hearing a 567-hearing 
given leave to withdraw a 596 

Kaupp, A. 

petition, sign, Bromfield st. a 864-granted a S75 

Kavanaugh, J. B. 

petition, sign, Centre St., West Roxbury a 763-granted a 772 

Kean, Thomas. 

petition, removal two trees, Harvard sq. a 315-granted a 320 

Kearney, Thomas F. 

bay-windows, Roslin St., petition and order for hearing a 499-hearing a52S 

Kearsarge avenue. 

roadway : order that the superintendent of streets be authorized to 
close the roadway during construction of sewer, passed a 425 

Kearsarge Association Naval Veterans. 

order that permission be granted for use of Faneuil Hall on, Memorial 
Day, referred to committee on Faneuil Hall a 318-report, accepted, 
order passed a 318 

Kearsarge terrace. 

lamp : E. T. Galligan et als., petition a 447 

Keefe, Cornelius J. 

petition, sewer, Upham st. a 750-report, no action necessary a 968 

Keefe, William J. 

petition, signs, Province st. a 49-granted a 234 

Keeler, Elizabeth. 

sidewalk, Whiting St., petition a 342-granted a 380 

Keenan, Sarah M. 

petition, sidewalk, Southwood st. a597~granted a 613 

Keith, B. F. 

petition for amendments to section 41 of chapter 43 of the Revised Ordi- 
nances of 1892, as to distribution of printed matter on the streets a S30; 
petition, permit for minor a 1005-granted a 1006 

Keleher, John R. 

petition to place bulkhead in sidewalk, Leverett St. a 597-granted a 613 

Kelley, Charles H. 

petition, sidewalk, corner Dorchester ave. a 168-granted a 380 

Kelley, James W., et als. 
petition, lamps, Devon st. a 497 

Kelley, John. 

petition, sign, Franklin st, a 22S-granted a 234 

Kelley, John, et als. 

petition that widening and extension of Weld st. be completed between 
Corey and Arnold sts., referred to committee on finance a 446 

Kelley, Michael. 

petition to erect building, Conant St. a 777-granted c 824 a 831, 832 

Kelley, William G., et als. 

petition, lamps, Torrey St. a 830 

Kelly, John. 

compensation for personal injuries (referred last year), refused a 734 c 79S 

Kelly, John E. 

removal tree, Huntington ave., granted a 141 

Kelly, John L., Councilman, Ward 2. 

qualified : page 1 

appointed: committee on mayor's address c 48; committee on insti- 
tutions department, market department, printing department, schools 
and school-houses, mayor's address, disposition of offal c 136; committee 



KELLY 



KILLEBN 



Kelly, John L , Councilman, continued. 

on grade crossings c 105; committee on Fourth of July c 165; com- 
mittee to attend funeral Governor Greenhalge c 24S; committee on 
D st. nuisance c 294; East Boston night cars c 312 

orders offered: electric lights, Wood Island park c 43; Fourth of 
July in Fast Boston c 43, 44; condition of Cudworth school c So; Wood 
island park, electric lights c 10S; Wood Island park, police box c 10S; 
free transfers, Fast Boston c 134; baths at "Wood Island park c 199; 
electric lights, Fast Boston c 199; condition of fire-boat c 269; Bremen 
st , paving c 269; public landing, Jeffries Point c 269; crossing Everett 
St., Fast Boston c 30S; condition of Faneuil Hall and Quincy markets c 
30S; Sumner St., macadamizing c 337; railroad station, Wood Island 
park c 30S; lights, Eastern avenue c 395; repairs, Bremen St. c 415; 
Maverick sq., asphalting c 436; clock at head-house, North Ferry c 364 ; 
crosswalks, Sumner and Jeffries, Webster and Sumner sts. c 464; 
fences, East Boston c 525; condition of Wood Island park C55 2 ; street 
improvements, wards 1 and 2 c 552; removal of tracks, Liverpool St. 
c 621 ; fire-alarm box, Wood Island park c 639, 640; transfer of appro- 
priation, north ferry, awning to illuminated clock, north ferry c 694; 
drinking-fountain, corner Cottage and Maverick sts. c 720; stopping- 
places for cars c Soi ; crosswalk, North and South Ferries c 959; skating, 
Wood Island park c 977 ; cars on Liverpool st. c 995 

remarks : widening Lewis St. c 94; location of ward-rooms c 1S2; 
Jeffries Point, public landing c 269; high school, East Boston c 359; 
railroad station at Wood Island park c 36S, 369; repairs, Bremen St. 
c 416; claim of John E. Finch c 507; fencing Central sq. park and 
Maverick sq. park c 525; loan for ferry-landing c 547; Pepper claim 
c 579; ward-room, ward 1 c 5S3, 5S4 ; special appropriation, Meridian-st. 
bridge c 616; purchase, etc., of Massachusetts Historical Building c 617 ; 
stopping-places for cars, East Boston c Soi ; loan, street department, 
sewer division cSi8; investigation of ferry division c S59; loan orders 
c SSi; loan for new light draft fire-boat c 993; closing remarks, thanks 
to president c 1056 

Kelly, Samuel. 

appointed constable a 527-confirmed a 566 

Kelly, W. H. 

petition to be paid for damage to carriage a SS7-refused a 1005 c 100S 

Kelly, "William. 

petition to be paid for damage to carriage, Chandler st. a S65 

Kenilworth and Dudley streets. 

tree : remonstrance of Frederick D. Stackpole, M.D., et a/s., against 
mutilation or removal of tree a 919-granted a 951 

Kendrick, Emeline L. 

bay-window, Meridian St., petition and order for hearing a 77S-hearing 
a7SS 

Kennard avenue. 

paving : order that the superintendent of streets be requested, through 
the mayor, to furnish an estimate of the cost of paving from Allen to 
Poplar sts., referred to the mayor c 3S9-communication from the mayor 
transmitting communication from the superintendent of streets giving 
estimate of cost, referred to committee on finance c 406 

Kenneally, Daniel P. 

petition for hearing on claim for personal injuries c 294 

Kennedy, Thomas J. 

stable, Ward St., petition and order for hearing a SjS-hearing a 596-refused 
a S92 

Kenneth street. 

laying out : order that the board of street commissioners be requested 
to report as to the advisability of laying out as a public way, passed c 
133-communication from the street' commissioners relative to, placed 
on file c 432 

Kenny, John. 

appointed chief weigher and inspector of vessels and ballast a 370-con- 
firmed a 399 

Kent, M. A., et ah. 

petition in favor of allowing the Cullis Consumptives' Home to erect a 
new building on Blue Hill ave. a 203 

Kent School-house (See School Departmeut. — Moulton- 
street School-house.) 

Kenwood street. 

sidewalk: ordered a 123; Margaret Dukelow, petition a 77S-granted 
a7So 

Keogh, John. 

petition to remove two trees, Marcella st. a 777 

Keough, Mrs. Margaret A. 

sidewalk, West Third St., petition a 497-granted a 506 



Keyes, Cornelius J. 

petition to place box sign, Washington st. a So^-report, no action neces- 
sary a S36 

Keyes, James I., et 52 ah. 

petition that boat landing be established on the Mystic river; order that 
superintendent of streets be requested to locate a public boat landing at 
one of the draw piers on Chelsea bridge, Charlestown, referred to the 
mayor c 409 

Keyes, John W. 

sidewalk, Faulkner St., petition a 530-granted a 542 

Keyes street. 

post in sidewalk : Bradley & Farmer, petition to erect a 530-refused 
a 689 

Keyes and South streets. 

sidewalk : Wm. Killion, petition a 203-granted a 3S0 

Kidder, Charles F. 

petition to be refunded certain sum for temporary entrance, Glenwav st. 
a 83-refused a 252 c 262 

Kidney, John. 

petition to project sign, Commercial st. a 763-granted a 772 

Kilb, Francis A., et at. 

petition, lamps, Barrington st. a 942 

Kilduff, Malachi, & Co. 

petition, lantern, Columbus ave. a 167-granted a 174 

Kiley, Daniel J., Councilman, "Ward 8. 

qualified : page 1 

appointed: teller, second division c 17; committee on health depart- 
ment, library department, market department, printing department c 
13S, 136; committee on removal of Gibson-st. building C294; committee 
on playground, ward 19 c 415; committee to attend funeral of ex-Gover- 
nor Russell c 714 

orders offered: gymnasium open evenings, Charlesbank c 48; paint- 
ings for branch library c Si; flag-pole, Charlesbank c 131, 132; safety 
of Faneuil Hall market c 312; sanitary condition, engine 10 c 312; 
paving Lowell and Ashland sts. c 360; paving and regulating Lowell 
st. c 3SS; paving and regulating Ashland St. c 3S8, 3S9; paving Kennard 
ave. c 389; fire badges for members of city council c 443; underground 
lavatory, Scollay sq. c 559; sanitary condition, Cushman ave. C592; im- 
provement of Lowell sq. C640; list of employees in fire-alarm service, etc. 
c 700; Ransom court, sanitary condition c 720; Electric light, cor. Wil- 
lard and Lowell sts. c 940; Old State House leases c 940 

remarks : election of president c 14; rules and orders of the common 
council c 16; election of president pro tern, c 90; rules and orders, con- 
tingent expenses c 104; playground, North End c 154, 1S4, 1S5, 216, 217; 
election of aldermen c 162, 363,364; printing proceedings of the city 
council c 1S9, 190, 193,333, 334; appropriation bill c 213, 214; right o'f 
way, Church St. c 295; receipts from liquor licenses c 306; claim for 
taxes against estates c 323; taxation of personal property c 329 ; sewer 
outlets, South Boston c 3S91 392, 393; recommitment of report c 396; 
sanitation and ventilation of school-houses c 439, 440, 457, 459, 546; re- 
moval of horse mart c 441 ; leave of absence for district fire chiefs c 465 ; 
Oliver-st. nuisance c 467; protest against State interference in city 
affairs c 490; public bath-house, West Boston bridge c 492; lease of 
Mutual District Messenger Company c 507 ; Fourth of July celebration 
c 509: restrictions in deed of estate, cor. Union Park and Shawmut ave. 
c 550; care of square, Algonquin and Bradlee sts. c 5S0; band stand, 
North sq. C5S1 ; public baths c 5S3 ; ward-room, ward 1 1 c 5Sf ; land, Wind- 
sor St. c 5S5. 5S6; payment of contingent bills c 591; special appropria- 
tion, Meridian st. bridge c 616; purchase, etc., of Massachusetts Histori- 
cal Building c 617; sewer, Ashley ave. c 619, 620; city electrical work c 
621 ; telephone rates c 622; extension of armories c 6^6; loan bill c 647, 
649,652,653,0673, 675, 676; loan for $824,000 c 702,717,71s; death ot 
ex-Governor Russell c 712; next meeting C716; relative to question ot 
privilege C720; removal of fire commissioner c 722, 723; fire department 
investigation c 793-796 loan order c 799; death of Mrs. O'Brien, ot 
Charlestown, caused by jumping from a window from fire c Soi ; fire- 
escapes on school buildings c 817; loan, street department, sewer divi- 
sion c 819-S22, S47-S50; South End branch library, English High School 
c S26; lease of Old State House c S42, S43, 854, S55, 929-934; next meeting 
c S45, S46; conditions upon estates, Pembroke St. c 853,854; investigation 
of ferry division c S5S; loan orders c SSo, SSi ; payment to police officers 
who served at registration booths c SSi ; printing of city charter c SS2, 
SS3 ; loan of $536,000 c SS4, SS5 ; legacy from Charles Mead c 93S ; police 
ambulance, South Boston C93S; library employees C93S; electric light, 
Lowell and Willard sts. c 940; reconveyance of land, Winchester c 060; 
money for school committee c 974, 99S; fire-alarm system c 979; 9S0; 
loan for construction of Commonwealth ave. c 092,993; loan for election 
department c 994; printing of ordinances c 995; Fellows St., sewer c 909; 
gymnasium, South Boston C996; revised ordinances c ion, 1013, 1017, 
101S, I02T ; supervising architect c 104S 

Killeen, John M. 

petition, license to sell fruit, etc., on steps of Old Court-house a 596- 
granted a 633 ; communication from the mayor vetoing permit, veto sus- 
tained a 654 



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LAGRANGE 



Killion, Wm. 

petition, sidewalk, cor. Keyes and South sts. a 203-granted a 380 

Kimball, A. A. 

bay-window, Trenton St., petition and order for hearing; a 765-hearing a 776 

Kimball, J. F. 

petition, sign, Washington st. a 446-granted a 539 

Kimball, Rufus. 

petition, compensation for land, Ashley ave., taken for sewer purposes, 
a 902-referred to committee on finance a 1033 



King, J. S. 

petition, sig'n, Washington St. a 964-granted a 967 

King, S. B., Estate. 

petition, sign, Mercantile si. a uS-granted a 234 

King, Samuel T. 

petition to construct area, Columbus ave. a 497-granted a 503 

King street. 

stable: Mathew Morton, petition and order for hearing a 951-hearing, 
given leave to withdraw a 1004 

King and other streets. 

poles i New England Telephone & Telegraph Company, petition, loca- 
tion a 497-order for hearing a 665-hearing a OS3 ; report, with order, 
accepted, referred to committee on streets and sewers a 739, report 
accepted, permit granted a 743 

Kingsbury, Charles E., administrator, et al. 

remonstrance against erection of poles, Park St., Dorchester a 564 

Kingsbury, Bainbridge, Quincy, and Stanley streets. 

poles : New England Telephone and Telegraph Company, petition to 
erect a 777-hearing a 7Ss-assigned a 790-taken up, permit granted 
aS 3 2 

Kingston street. 

sign: T. B. Bailey Company, petition a 49-granted a 174; H. Alexander, 
petition a 7SS-grantcd a 7SS 

Kinney, Alfred F., Councilman, Ward 11. 

qualified : page 1 

appointed : committee on city clerk department, lamp department, 
elections c 135, 136; committee on West End car service c 415 

orders offered : amendment to rules c St ; Yarmouth St., macadamizing 
C ("S, 720; car-service, Columbus ave. c 936 

remarks : rules and orders, contingent expenses c 100, 105; right of 
way, Church st. c 296; rule 20, joint rules c 33S; Otis St., ordinance rel- 
ative to closing street c 65, 66; cars to Charlestown Heights Park 
c 107; city contract labor c 365; sanitation and ventilation of school, 
housi ( 15Q, 460, 462; loan for school improvements c 512, 513 ; sanita- 
tion of school-houses c 55S; gymnasium, Thomas park c 559; band 
stand, North sq. c 5S1 ; public baths c 5S3; telephone rates C622; city 
employees taking part ill politics c 645 ; loan bill c 650-673; fire depart- 
ment investigation c 790, 797 ; loan, street department c S20; South End 
branch library, Engish High School c S25, S26; better car-service, 
Columbus ave. c 937; fire-alarm system c 977,978, 9S0;, revised ordi- 
nances c 1012, 1015 

Kinraide, T. B., el ah. 

remonstrance against the erection of stable, Spring Park ave. a 16S- 
placed on tile a 347 

Kirby, Margaret C. 

petition, compensation for damage to estate, Washington St. a 9S6 

Kirby, Wm. F. 

petition, compensation for loss of watch, chain, and clothing in rescuing 
persons at Castle Island a 805-refused a 907 c 92S 

Kittredge, Charles F. 

petition, sidewalk, Talbot ave. a 472-grantcd a 4S4, 506; petition, removal 
tree, Talbot ave. a 596 

Kittredge street, West Roxbury. 

stable: Wm. G. Roemer, petition and order for hearing a 120-hearing 
a 203-granted a 20S 

Kivitz, J. 

petition, lamps, Standish pi. a 251 

Klarfeld, Berd. 

petition to sell small wares on steps of Old Court-house or in City Hall 
ave. a 50- granted a 8S; communication from the mayor vetoing* permit, 
veto sustained a 13S 

Knapp street. 

signs : Edward C. Donnelly, petition a 398-granted a 539 

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Kuee.and street. 

arc light : Edison Electric Illuminating Company, petition a 763- 

granted a 772 
lantern: Sarkis & Co., petition to project a S3-granted a 141 
Sign: S. Robinson, petition a 564-granted a 73S; B. Clarke, petition 

;1 S96-&ianted a 738 

Kneeland street and Harrison avenue. 

location tracks : see West End St. R.R. Co. 

Knight, Annie, et als. 
sidewalk, Turner St., petition a 373-granted a 742 

Knight, F., & Son Corporation. 

stable, Hunneman St., petition and order for hearing a 120-hearing a 203- 
granted a 20S, 2S7 

Knight, F., & Son Corporation, et als. 

petition that no bootblacks be allowed in Franklin ave. a 39S-refused a 
1029 

Koerber, Rosa. 

petition, sidewalk, Terrace st. a 472-granted a 4S4 

Konnofsky, Catherine, et als. 

petition, sidewalk, Boylston st. a 422-granted a 42S 

Kramer, H. C. 

petition, sign, Hayward pi. a 564-granted a 610 

Kronberg, Mr. S. 

resolution extending thanks of City Council for singing al the exercises at 
Faneuif Hall July fourth, 1S96, passed a 6S9 c 692 

Krone, F. W. 

petition, compensation for damages to premises, Columbus ave. a S87 

Kurriss, David A. 

petition, gas rail with globe, Broadway a 315-granted a 539 

L street. 

bay-windows : Watson & Waite, petition and order for hearing a SS9- 
hearing a 901-granted 3945 

sewer: Flint & Johnson et als., petition a342-reporl.no action neces- 
sary, accepted a 632 

side walk : Mrs. Mary Lyons, petition a 7S6-granted a 7SS 

L and Eighth streets. 

sidewalk : Flint & Johnson, petition a 530-granted a 542 

Labor Day. 

committee : appointed c 720 

appropriation : communication from the Knights ol Labor, three cen- 
tral bodies, relative to appropriation, referred to committee on Labor 
day e 592 

celebration : order that a special committee be appointed to prepare 
and report a programme for celebration, passed c 20, referred to com- 
mittee on joint rules and orders a 30, report, accepted, order passed a 
86; committee appointed a 176 

distribution of printed matter : see Ordinances 

river carnival : order that the committee on Labor Day be requested to 
arrange for an illumination and river carnival on Charles river, referred 
to committee on Labor Day c 723 

Laborers. {See also City Employees and the different depart- 
ments.) 
city contract labor : see Contracts 

leave of absence — vacation : order that the mayor be requested to 
direct the heads of the various departments to grant to employees who 
are designated laborers, one week's leave of absence, in part compensa- 
tion for their services, referred to the mayor c 593 

Ladder House No. 1. (See Fire Department.) 
Ladder Houses. (See Fire Department.) 
Ladies' Guild of St. Peter's Episcopal Church. 

order that the superintendent of public buildings be authorized to grant 
use of Sammett Hall, waiving usual fee, passed a S96 c 934 

LaGrange street. 

coal-holes : C. E. Cotting et al., trustees, petition a 447-granted a 453 

LaGrange street, West Roxbury. 

building: Wm. D. Park, erection, granted c 195 a 205 

LaGrange and Corey streets. 

poles : Boston Electric Light Company, petition to erect a 6Sj-granted 

a 688 

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LaGrange and Jordan streets. 
poles : New England Telephone and Telegraph Company, petition to 
erect a So^-ordcr for hearing a S75 - hearing a S87-granted a 895 

Lake street, Brighton. 

building : Annie Sullivan, petition to erect a 315-granted c 40S a 423 

Lake street and Commonwealth avenue. 

sewer between : preamble and order for hearing on order to take land 
of Henry n. Goodenough et nix., for sewer purposes, passed a 922, 923- 
hearing- a 964-rcport, accepted, preamble and order passed a 96S 

Lally, Mary. 

petition, compensation for injuries a 229, 315 

Lamartine place. 

sewer : ordered a 123 

Lamartine street. 

building : ]olin Cavanagh & Son Building Moving Company, petition 

a 220-granted a 235 ; Boston Ice Company, petition to erect a 342-granted 

a .102 c 407; Boston Ice Company, petition to erect a 763-granted a 781- 

recommitted c 79S-granted c S54 
claims : John McMorrow, petition that balance remaining from tax-sale 

of estate be paid to Charles G. Keyes a 83-granted a 209 c 211 
paling: older that the committee on finance be requested to include in 

the next loan bill the sum of $7,000 for paving from Hogg's bridge to 

Green St., referred to committee on finance c S25 
stable : Paul Abel, petition and order for hearing a 94.3-hearing a 1004- 

granted a 1033 

Lamartine, corner Centre street. 

bay-window : Win. G. McGee, petition and order for hearing a S6S- 
hearing a 8S7-granted a 896 

Lambert, George H., & Son. 

barber-poles, Merchants row, petition a nS-granted a 234 

Lamont street. 

coasting : see Coasting. 

sidewalk : C. Holl, petition a 865-granted a S76 

Lamont street, corner Linden Park. 

sidewalk : Ernst Schmidt, petition a 655-granted a 667 
Lamp Department. 

committee : appointed a 36, 87, 89 c 136 

superintendent: James Donovan, appointed a 7S4-confirmed a Son 

city lamps : order that the superintendent of lamps be requested to 
furnish the number of electric, gas, and other lamps now in use in the 
city, and also the respective cost'of each, referred to the mayor c 324 

electric lights and lamps : report of committee on lamps on the 
following list of orders (list given; and petitions, that no action is 
necessary on the same, accepted a 1029 

electric l'igbts, East Boston : order that the superintendent of lamps 
be directed to locate and maintain electric lights corner Maverick and 
Paris sts., corner Cottage and Everett sts., and one at the South Ferry, 
Boston side, referred to committee on lamps a S6; order that the super- 
intendent of lamps, through the mayor, be requested to locate two elec- 
tric lamps on Liverpool st., one between Sumner and Maverick sts., and 
the other between Maverick and Decatur sts. ; also to locate one electric 
lamp, London St., at corner of Maverick and another between Maverick 
and Decatur sts., referred to the mayor c 199 

electric lights, ward 12: see Ward 12 

electric ligbts, ward 14 : order that the superintendent of lamps be 
requested, through the mayor, to place electric lights at corner of H 
and Second sts., corner of Broadway and K St., corner of H and East 
First sis., and corner of R and Third sts., referred to the mayor c 442 

electric lights, ward 23 : order that the superintendent of lamps, 
through the mayor, report the cost of locating a suitable number of 
electric lights, beginning at Toppan St., Roslindale, and extending 
along South, Centre, and Spring sts., to the Dedham line; also includ- 
ing one light at each of the following-named stations, Central, High, 
land, West Roxbury, and Spring St., referred to the mayor c 43 

maintenance of lights : order that the superintendent of lamps be 
requested, through the mayor, to report as to the feasibility of locating 
and maintaining lamps and electric lights substantially in accordance 
with accompanying plans (given), passed c 25 

removal of lamp-posts : order that the superintendent of lamps be 
requested to cause all the unused lampposts belonging to the city to be 
removed, referred to the mayor c 197 

electric lights : 

Albany st. : order that the superintendent of lamps, through the 
mayor, be requested to place electric light between Kneeland and 
Beach sts., referred to the mayor c 441 
Atlantic ave. : order that the superintendent of lamps be directed to 

locate and maintain electric light, passed a 233, 234 
Atlantic ave. and India st. : E. E. Murphy et als.. petition a 251 
Baker PARK: Amos D. Gould et als., petition a S65 
Beach and Cove sts.: order that the superintendent of lamps be 
requested, through the mayor, to place electric light on corner, 
referred to the mayor c 466 
Blackstone st. : order that the superintendent of lamps be requested 
to place electric light between Hanover and Cross sts., referred to the 
mayor c 311 



Lamp Department, continued. 

Bovlston ST. : Gustave A. Henning el als., petition a 902 

Brooks st., East Boston : order to locate, opposite the head of West 
Eagle St., referred to the mayor c 939; order that electric light at cor- 
ner of Monmouth st. be removed from its present location to the cor. 
ner of the street diagonally opposite, referred to the mayor c 939 

BUNKER HlLL ST.: order that the superintendent of lamps be requested,, 
through the mayor, to place an electric light, corner Moulton St., re- 
ferrtd to the mayor c S03 

Bunker Hill st., cor. Moulton st. : order that the superintendent 
of lamps, through the mayor, be requested to locate an electric light 
corner of Moulton St.. referred to the mayor c 559; order that the 
superintendent of lamps be requested to locate an electric light, re- 
ferred to the mayor c 940 

Burroughs pl.: Robert B. Brigham, petition a 417; Robert Brigham 
el als., petition a 785 

Chelsea st., East Boston : order to locate and maintain two electric 
lights near Maverick Oil Works, etc., referred to committee on lamps 
a 207 

Clarendon st. : Massachusetts Institute of Technology et als., peti- 
tion a 49 

Crawford st. : order that the superintendent of lamps be requested to 
place light opposite Elm Hill stable, referred to the mayor c 44 

D ST. : order that the board of aldermen instruct the superintendent of 
lamps to locate electric light, sent up c 309-ruled out a 315 ; Johnson &■ 
Co.. petition aSo5; order for electric light between Dorchester ave. 
and the railroad, passed a 966 

Dover st. : order for removal to entrance of Calvert pl., referred to the 
mayor c 339 

East Boston: order that the superintendent of lamps be directed to 
locate and maintain electric lights, Gladstone St., Horace and Byron 
sts., and Bennington St., passed a 574 

East Cottage st. : order that the superintendent of lamps be requested 
to locate and maintain an electric light at corner of nursery grounds, 
referred to the mayor c 7S 

Eden-st. passageway: Mrs. E. J. Chamberlain et als., petition 
a S65 

Edward Everett sq_. : Robert C. Murray, petition a 764 

Eighth and l sts.: order that the superintendent of lamps be re- 
quested, through the mayor, to place electric light at corner, referred to 
the mayor c 959 

Fifth st. : order that the superintendent of lamps be requested to re- 
move gas lamps and locate electric lights, referred to the mayor c So; 
order that the superintendent of lamps, through the mayor, be re- 
quested to have electric lights between C and B sts., referred to the 
mayor c 961 

Franklin ST., Brighton : order that the superintendent of lamps be 
requested, through the mayor, to place electric light near Bradbury 
St., referred to the mayor c 526 

Front ST., Warren ave. : order that the superintendent of lamps be 
requested to locate an electric light at or near corner of Warren ave.,. 
passed a 55 

Glandstone st. : see Gladstone st. 

Gordon and Keyes st. : Herbert L. Harding et als., petition a 964 

Hancock st. : Agnes G. Parritt et als., petition a 655 

Haynes park : John C. Haynes et als., petition a S65 

Harris st. : order to locate and maintain an electric light, referred to 
committee on lamps a 207 

Lawrence st. and Johnson ave. : order that the superintendent of 
lamps be requested to place electric light, passed a 233 

Lewis and Sumner sts. : order to locate and maintain ejectric light, 
etc., passed a 612 

Lowell and Willard sts. : order to locate electric light at corner, 
referred to the mayor c 940 

Marshmeld ST.: order to locate electric light, corner Cottage terrace, 
referred to the mayor c 337 

Medford ST. : order that the superintendent of lamps be requested to 
locate electric light and to remove the lamp from the archway, referred 
to the mayor c 79 

Meridian-st. bridge: order that the superintendent of lamps be 
requested to locate and maintain electric light, passed a 235 

Minot st. : see Minot st. 

Mt. Vernon and Hancock sts. : Mrs. A. G. Parritt et als., petition 
a 625 

Myrtle ST. : order that the superintendent of lamp--, through the 
mayor, be requested to cause four electric lights to be placeed in suit- 
able locations, referred to the mayor c 494 flighting with electricity; 
see Myrtle st. 

North ST. : order to locate electric light, corner Hanover St. a 207 

Park st., Dorchester : order that the superintendent of lamps locate 
and maintain an electric light, passed a 629 

Pleasant and Freejort sts., square at junction: order that 
the superintendent of lamps locate electric light, passed a 14S 

Princeton and Shelby sts. : order to locate and maintain an electric 
light, sent up c 975-referred to committee on lamps a 9S6 

Prospect st., Charlestown : order to have electric light placed at 
corner of Edgeworth St., sent up c 272-referred to committee on lamps 
a 2S0 

Robinson st., Dorchester: Thomas F. Lomasney et als., petition a 
902 

Ruggles st. and Columbus ave.: John C. Jones et als., petition 
a 372 

South, Centre, and Spring sts.: J. Adams Brown et als., petition 
a 16S 

Sumner st. : see Sumner st. 

Talbot ave.: order to place between Washington and Ashmont sts., 
referred to the mayor c 995 

Townsend ST.: David W. Williams estate et als., petition a 105S 



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Lamp Department, continued. 

Waumheck ST.: order that the superintendent of lamps be requested 

to place electric light, referred to the mayor e 44 
Webster and Orleans sts. : order that the superintendent of lamps 

be directed to locate and maintain light on corner, passed a Sis, S16 
lamps : 
Aldrich st.: Geo. A. lleyl, petition 3342 
Allandale st. : Charles F. Sprague et als., petition a 655 
ARGYLE st. : Henry Hughes et als., petition a 764 
Bakkington st.: Henry R.Clark, petition a S30; Francis A. Kilb et 

al., petition a 942 
Bakkington, Stonehurst, and Norton sts.: J. A. Rein et als., 

petition a 902 
Bartlett terrace: Richard F. Andrews, jr., et als., petition a 372 
Brook and Hill sts.: John B. Oberlander et als., petition a 805 
Buttonwood and Locust sts. : order to locate gas lamps, referred to 

the mayor c S45 
Bynner ST.: Thomas L. Livermore, petition 3777 
Chamberlain st. : W. A. Gaylord, petition a 1005 
Chelsea st., East Boston, rear : Braikoysky and Hurvitz, petition 

Chestnut ave. and Roslyn pl.: Edmund D. Spear, petition a 805 
Chestnut sq^ : George W. Fowle et als., petition a 764 
CLIFFORD st. : Will. B. Crocker el als., petition a 971 
Cornell st., West Roxbury : Mrs. Mary B. Hastings et als., peti- 
tion a 902 
Cowing and Swallow sts. : F. H. Dodge et als., petition a 16S 
Cowper and Wordsworth sts.: James D. Moyes el als., petition 

a 902 
Devon st. : James W. Kelley et als., petition a 497; A. C Chisholm 

et al., petition a 777 
Dutton pl. : see Dutton pi. 
Eastern ave., South Ferry: order that the superintendent of lamps 

be requested by the mayor to provide with proper lighting facilities 

in order to made it sale for public travel, referred to the mayor c 395 
Edwin st. : Mary E. McCarthy el als., petition a 777 
Ellingwood ST. : C. J. Connolly et als., petition a 865 
Everett st., Charlestovvn, rear: John Cologan et als., petition 

a 564 
Fairbanks st. : Albert A. Taylor el als., petition a 372 
Falcon and Meridian sts.: order that the superintendent of lamps 

be requested to replace the gas lamp removed from the corner, passed 

a 379 
Fenelon ST., Dorchester : James Hewitson et als., petition a 902 
First st. : H. G. Jordan &• Co. et als., petition a 139 
Glenway ST. : Harvard Improvement Association of Dorchester^/ als., 

petition a 342 
Greenbrier st. : order that sufficient number of lamps be furnished, 

passed a 1070 
IIavey st. : Frederick C. Peterson et als., petition a 919 
11 lath ST. : Joseph B. Von Euw, petition a 777 
HIGH School pl. : F. G. Burleigh, petition 3315 
Highland ave. : James McCann, petition a 9S6 
Hobart ST., Brighton : C. L. Wightman, petition a 372 
Holden st. : R. P. Cheever et als., petition a 84 
Hollingsworth st. : Ruth E. Taber el als., petition a 564 
Kearsarge terrace: E. T. Galligan el als., petition a 447 
Leeds st. : Andrew McCabe et als'., petition a 729 
Leonard st. : James Chambers et als., petition a S8S 
Leverettst., East Boston: order that the superintendent of lamps 

locate naphtha lamp in front of Belle Isle station, passed a 57 
London st. : order to maintain in rear of No. 160, passed a 916 
Lonsdale st. : M. Morton et als., petition a 564 
Lyon ST. . Henry Hall et al., petition a 942 
Marcella st.: Patrick Waidon el als., petition a S30 
Mather st., Dorchester : L. A. Stubbs el als., petition a 7S5 
Maxwell st. : John J. Moran et als., petition a SSS 
Mayo and Castle sts. : John W. Wheelwright et als., petition a 477 
Millet and Kilton sts. : Geo. H. Wood, petition a S63 
Milton st., East Boston : Thomas S. Riley, petition a 942 
Mosei.lv ave. : order to locate gas lamp, referred to the mayor c S45 
Moulton st. : order that the superintendent of lamps be requested to 

place a gas lamp in the passageway between Corey and Moulton sts., 

referred to the mayor c 45 
MOZART ave. : James Gannon et als., petition a 49 
Mi. Vernon, LaGrange, Perham, and Baker sts.: Frank H. 

Shurtletf, petition a 805 
N st. : W. F. Davis el al., petition a S65 

New Amherst st. : Isabella S. Currie el als., petition a 950 
Newton ST., BRIGHTON : Geo. II. Vose et als., petition a 421 
Norfolk st. : Adelaide E. Naylor et al., petition to replace lamp 

a 6S3 
Norton and Harrington sts.: Frank N. Simpson, petition a 777 
Oakridge st., Dorchester: Edward J. McGovern el als., petition 

a 902 
Orchardale st. : Alexander Stein, petition a S05 
Orient Heights : E. Andrews el als., petition a 49 
Page ave.: M. F. & D. J. Sullivan, petition a 479 
Pearl St., Dorchester : Ansel T. Denison el als., petition that lamp 

be replaced a S65 
Pehcival ave. : Edward N. Capen et al., petition a 777 
Porter st. : order to maintain gas-lamp in rear of 21, passed a 916 
Putnam pl. : Albert F. Hill et als., petition a 865 
Reed terrace : L. J. O'Toole, petition a 764 
Ritchie st. : Walstein R. Chester, trustee, et als., petition a 447 
Hoseclair ST. I John P. Leahy el als., petition a 564 
Rosewood St., Grace A. McKenzie et als., petition a 564 
Royal road, Brighton : Mrs. A. C. Harrington el als., petition a 421 

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Lamp Department, continued. 

Saxton st. : Frederick E. Leeds, petition a 497 

Sewall Court: order that superintendent of lamps be requested to 

place light, referred to the mayor c 395 
Shannon ST., Brighton: John Behan et als., petition 3203 
South Market and Ford sts.: order that lamp be placed, referred 

to the mayor c 980 
South Munroe terrace : Mary E. Rhodes el al., petition a 986 
Sprague st. : Francis II. Dillon et als., petition a 865 
St. Mark st., West Roxbury: Dawson Johnson el al., petition 3942 
Spring st., Brighton : Samuel D. Emerson, petition a 729 
Standish pl. : J. Kivitz, petition a 251 
Sunset ave.: W. H. VVhitcomb el als., petition a 805 
Tokrey ST. : Win. G. Kelley et als., petition a S30 
Tremont ST., Charlestown: order that the superintendent of lamps, 

through the mayor, be requested to place lamp at head of passageway, 

referred to the mayor c 960 
Union Park st. : A. Bilafsky, petition to replace gas lamp a 251 
Walnut ave., Alleyway off: J. A. Thompson et al., petition 3830 
Weld Hill st. : Kaspar Bachofner et als., petition a S30 
West Selden st. : see West Selden st. 
Weston and Northampton sts., Shawmut ave. and terrace: 

Thomas 11. Hall el al., petition c 42 
Westover st. : Joseph Goode, petition a 749 
Wilkins place: Leander Berry et als., petition a SSS 
Woodlawn st. : order to furnish six lamps, referred to the mayor c 163 

Lamphear, Geo. O. 

petition, sidewalk, Melville ave. a 447-g ranted a 452 

Landry, Neil A. 

bay-windows, Auburn St., petition and order for hearing a 473-hearing 
a 496 

Lane, Benjamin C, Councilman, Ward 17. 

qualified: page 1 

appointed : committee on clerk of committees department, June 
Seventeenth, July Fourth, elections c 135, 136; committee on South Bay 
C204; municipal ownership gas and electric light c 311; committee on 
private ways, ward 17 C415; committee to atl end funeral of ex-Mayor 
Henry L. Pierce c 1003 

orders offered : stationery for members c 23; carriage and refresh- 
ment limit c 23; municipal lighting c 23; distribution of liquor licenses 
c 23; election of aldermen c 81; proportionate representation c Si; 
removal of ash barrels c 134; printing of communication relative to 
distribution oi licenses c 106; committee meetings, elc. c 166; inter- 
scholastic trophy c 200, 201 ; charter to new gas company c 271 ; munici- 
pal ownership of light plant c 271 ; planting trees, Tremont, Montgom- 
ery, and Clarendon sts. c 395; public grounds department c 443; 
resolutions against Pneumatic Tube Franchise cSoi,So2; printing of 
documents c 940; contingent fund expenses c 1040 

remarks : rules and orders of the common council c 17; election of city 
messenger c iS; testimony in Peabody-Atwood case c 22; stationery for 
members c 23; distribution of liquor licenses c 24, 42; Metropolitan 
waler supply c 23; Otis St., ordinance relative to closing street c 65; 
rules and orders c 77, 78; joint rules c 95-98; rules and orders, contin- 
gent expenses c 100-102; contingent bills, 1S95 c I0 7j municipal lighting 
c 109, no; question of privilege c 156; election of aldermen c 162, 363; 
question of privilege, contingent fund c 163; appropriation bill c 194; 
stationery lor members c 196, 197; death of Governor Greenhalge c 246; 
charter to new gas company c 271 ; municipal lighting c 271 ; subway 
leasee 299; committee meetings c 307,30s; franchise of gas company 
c 311 ; claim of Pierce F. Lonergan & Co. c 321, 322; taxation of per- 
sonal property c 32S, 331 ; printing proceedings c'334, 335; joint rules, 
rule 20 c 33S, 339; new gas charter, laying of gas-pipes c 360, 361, 
3SS; sewer outlet, South Boston c 390; sanitation and ventilation of 
school-houses c 461, 553, 554 ; improvement of fire service c 469; protest 
against State interference in city affairs c 4SS-490; loan for school 
improvements c 520, 521 ; ward-room, ward 11 c 5S4, 5S5; purchase, etc., 
of Massachusetts Historical Building c 616; loan tor sanitation of 
school. houses c 618; city employees taking part in politics C642; loan 
for $824,000 c 702, 717; death of ex-Governor Russell c 714; Pneumatic 
Tube Company, conduits c S02; documents, printing of c 9S1, 9S2 ; 
death of Henry L. Pierce c 1003; supervising architect c 104S; electric- 
light plant, Deer island c 1050; closing remarks, thanks to president 
c 1052, 1053 

resigned : committee on Seventeenth of June c 200 

Lane, Thomas J. 

petition to construct coal-chute, Hudson st. a 77S-granted a 7S0 

Langdon street. 

edgestoues and sidewalk: ordered a 835 

sidewalk: Ernest Brennau, refused a 429; Mary McGratb et als., 
granted a 7SS 

Langford, Mrs. Alice. 

petition, permit for minor a 229-referred to committee on streets and 
sewers a 377; petition, license to sell Mowers a 655-refused a 1030 

Langford, Joseph. 

petition, barber-poles, Wharf St. a 42 1 -granted 3539 

Lansing street. 

edgestones : Elise Risem, petition a 902-granted a 91 ( 
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Lansou street. 

i-iliji'stonrs and sidewalk : Margaret 1\ Tooraey, petition a 902- 
i: ranted a 913 

Larch place. 

building : John Soley, petition to move a 530-granted a 542 

Lark street. 

sidewalk : Mary E. Conley, petition a 919-granted a 922 

Larkin, P. O'Neill, et al. 

petition, use of Faneuii Hall a 729-granted a 73S 

Larkin, Patrick. 

stable, Wentworth St., petition and order for hearing a 377-hearing, given 
leave to withdraw a 420 

Larrane street. 

stable: A. C. Chisholm, petition and order for hearing a 424-hearing 
assigned a 496 

Lauriat avenue. 

closing : order that the superintendent of streets be authorized to close 
between Blue Hill ave. and Tucker St. to public travel, referred to com- 
mittee on streets and sewers a 257, report, accepted, order passed a 260 

stable : Adolph VVexler, petition and order for hearing a 52-hearing a 
139-granted a348; Maria K. Hoist, petition and order for hearing a8$9- 
hearing a 91S 

Lavatory, Underground. (See Scollay square.) 
Lavery, John W. 

petition to erect building, Dorchester ave. a 118-granted c 195, referred to 
committee on streets and sewers a 205, report, accepted permit 
granted a 208; stable, Dorchester ave., petition and order for hearing a 
120-hearing a 203-granted a 20S; petition to erect building, rear Dor- 
chester ave. a 728-granted c 1037 a I0 S9 

Lavine, M. 

petition, sign, Chelsea st. a S64~granted a S75 

Law Department. 

committee : appointed a S9 c 136 

city solicitor: Thomas M. Babson, appointed a 41S, assigned a 449 
taken up, discussed a 474, 475, confirmed a 475 

corporation counsel : Andrew J. Bailey, appointed a 41S, assigned a 
449, taken up, confirmed a 474 

law officers not to do other business : order that the committee 
on ordinances be requested to report an amendment to the ordinances 
so as to provide that the law officers of the city of Boston shall not 
engage in any other business than that of the city, referred to committee 
on ordinances a 86, 87, report with ordinance, referred to committee on 
streets and sewers a 231 

legal expenses of Boston Transit Commission : order that 
commission be requested to report the amounts paid for legal services 
and to whom paid, together with a statement in detail of the services 
rendered by the persons employed, and by what authority such legal 
services were employed, passed a 87; communication from the mayor 
transmitting communication from the Transit Commission containing 
letter from Mayor Curtis relative to, ordered printed and assigned a 113, 
114, caken up, discussed a 144, 146, placed on file a 146, taken up, placed 
on file a 175; order that the committee on ordinances be requested to 
report an ordinance providing that officers on boards whose salaries are 
paid by the city shall not, except by permission of the city council and 
the mayor, incur any expense for counsel hire, referred to committee 
on ordinances a 146; report, referred to committee on streets and sewers 
a 231 ; (report recommitted to committee on ordinances, same meeting) 
report of committee on ordinances, accepted, order rejected a 2S4, 285, 
order that Thomas M. Babson be requested to return to the city treas- 
urer the sum of $500, said sum having been paid him for services ren- 
dered the Boston Transit Commission in the year 1894, discussed a 146, 
14S, referred to committee on claims a J4S, majority and minority reports 
discussed a 236, 240/ minority report accepted, order rejected a 240 

Metropolitan water supply : see Metropolitan Water Supply 

suit by city for recovery of excessive amounts paid for 
schools : order that the mayor be requested to instruct the law depart- 
ment to immediately make inquiry and report whether the city can 
recover by civil suits the excessive amounts expended in the purchase of 
real estate for the Harvest-st. school-house, and for primary school- 
house, Field's corner, discussed, passed a 35 c 40 

Law & Co. 

petition, sign, "West Canton st. a 2So-granted a 2SS 

Lawn street. 

stable : Peter Tolan, petition and order for hearing a 377-hearing a 420- 
granted a 506; P. II. Moore, petition and order for hearing a 904-hear. 
ing, given leave to withdraw a 949 

Lawrence, A. C, & Co. 

petition, sign, High St. a 49-granted a 207 

Lawrence, G. H. 



petition, signs, cor. Ruggles and Washington sts. a 596-refnsed a 73S 



Lawrence, William, et ah. 

petition that the public be protected from all public exhibitions of an im- 
moral character a 964-report, no action necessary a 1030 

Lawrence avenue. 

sewer : Laura Self et als., petition a 530-report, no action necessary, 
accepted a 7SS; order for construction, referred to committee on streets 
and sewers a 752, 753-report, accepted, order passed a 753 

sidewalk : Laura Self, petition a 805-granted a Si 2 

Lawrence avenue, Grove and Stanwood streets. 

sewer : report, with preamble and order for hearing on order to take 
lands of Geo. F. Reed and Win. Phipps heirs, and A. Warren Spencer 
et als,, for sewer purposes, accepted, passed a 779-hearing a 830-report, 
with order to take land, accepted, passed a 835 : ordered a S36 

Lawrence street. 

reconstruction : order that the superintendent of streets, through the 
mayor, be requested to furnish an estimate of cost of reconstructing and 
asphalting, passed a 259, communication from the mayor transmitting 
communication from the superintendent of streets relative to, referred 
to committee on finance a 276 

Lawrence street, Charlestown. 

bay window : Augustus A. Rowe, petition and order for hearing a 905- 

hearing a 9iS-granted a 923 
extension: order that the street commissioners report an estimate of 

cost of extending to Stacey St., referred to the mayor c 717 
stable : James Carny et als., petition in aid of petition for erection of 

stable a 565-placed on file a 632 

Lawrence street and Johnson avenue. 

electric light: order that the superintendent of lamps be requested to- 
place at corner, passed a 233 

Lazarus, Joseph, et als. 

petition that Leyland St., Dorchester, be macadamized a 530-reporr, no- 
action necessary a 968 

Leahy, John P., et ah. 

petition, lamps, Roseclair st. a 564 

Learnard, Samuel S. 

license, slaughter-house, granted a 449 

Leary, Daniel. 

bay-window, Marion St., Charlestown, petition and order for hearing 
a go5-hearing a 9iS-granted a 923 

Leary, Edward J. 

elected city messenger age iS, iq 

Leary, Richard H. 

petition to be reimbursed for damages and costs awarded in suit against 
him for his acts as a police officer a 564-report, with order to pay, ac- 
cepted, passed a 663, 664 c 671 

Lease of the Subway. (See Subway.) 

Leavitt, Barney. 

petition, signs, Merrimac st. a S3-referred to committee on streets and 
sewers a 174-report, no action necessary, accepted a 259, 260; petition 
to project signs, Merrimac St. a 203-granted a 234-communication from 
the mayor vetoing permit, veto sustained a 250; petition, sign, Merri- 
mac st. a 372-granted a 539 

Lebow, H. A., & Co. 

petition, signs, Hayward pi. a S30-granted a S75 

Lee, Jennie. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries a 625-refused a 734-recommitted 
c 797, 79S 

Lee, John Henry, Alderman. 

qualified : page 1 

appointed: committee on joint rules a 36; committee on streets and 
sewers, chairman, Fourth of July a 87, SS; committee on boundary 
marks a 14S; abolition of various grade crossings a 176; committee on 
apportionment of representatives in the General Court from Suffolk 
county a 627; committee to attend funeral of ex-Governor Russell a 71 1 

elected : chairman of board of aldermen a S; manager of Old South 
Meeting House Association c 22 a 29; resolution expressing thanks, 
etc., of members a 1070-1074; closing address a 1073, 1074 

orders offered: boundary marks a 14S; cost of draping city hall a 
257; sanitary condition of Bennett district schools a 427; soldiers' 
relief, employment of person to investigate the qualification of appli- 
cants 3483; fence around Tremont building a 4S3; loan for sanitation 
of school-houses a 504; sewer, Newton St., Brighton a 540, 541 ; loan for 
sanitation of school. houses a 575 ; sewers, Poplar st. and Homes ave. 
a6n; credit of liquor licenses to police department a 633 ; recision of 
permit for use of Faneuii Hall a 633 ; registration office, election de- 
partment, to be held open on Saturday afternoons a 666; payment to 
widow of Charles L. Bancroft, formerly clerk in water registry office 



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Lee, John Henry, Alderman, continued. 

a 769 ; closing Essex-st. bridge during repairs a 77S ; notice of state 
election a 8,54 ; orders of notice of sewer hearing, Mt. Vernon ave., 
Brighton a 834; sewer, Rockland St. a S34 ; transfer from rebuilding 
bridges, Watertown to certain Brighton streets a 874; closing Wash 
ington st., election day a S74 ; electric conduits, Brighton 8895; notice 
of municipal election a 922; land for sewer between Lake st. and Com- 
monwealth ave. a 923; Rockland St., sewer a 943; electric light, D 
street a 966 
remarks : revocation of sparring permit a 32, 33; use of streets, ordi- 
nance relative to a 34 ; harbor improvements a 56, (57 ; night car to East 
Boston a S4, 25s, 259; appropriation bill a 173; death of Frederic T. 
(jrccnhalge a i\\ ; sanitation of school-houses a 531-536; death of ex- 
Governor Wm. E. Russell a 70S; loan for sewer connections a S3S; 
death of ex-Mayor Henry L. Pierce a 1001 ; closing address a 1073, 1074 

Lee, Thomas J., et ah. 

petition, sewer, Cambridge St., Brighton a 421-grantcd a 429 

Leed, Frederick E. 

petition, lamps, Saxton St. a 497 

Leeds street, Dorchester. 

lamps : Andrew McCabe at els., petition a 729 

sewer: order that the superintendent of streets be requested to prepare 
an estimate of the cost of constructing a sewer, passed a 149; communi- 
cation from the mayor transmitting communication from the Superin- 
tendent of streets relative to, referred to committee on finance a 167 

Legacies. {See Bequests.) 
Legislative Matters. 

committee : appointed a S6 c 136 

abolishing of common council : see Common Council 

aldermen, nomination and election of: order that the mayor be 
requested to petition the legislature, at its present session, lor the 
passage ot an act to amend the election laws in regard to the nomina- 
tion and election of aldermen in the city of Boston, requiring each of 
the two great political parties to nominate Iwelve candidates for the 
board of eldermen, and lor such other legislation in regard to the nomi- 
nation and election of aldermen as he shall consider for the best interests 
of the city, discussed a n, 12— referred to committee on mayor's inaugural 
address a 12; report, referred to committee on streets and sewers a 141; 
report, with order, accepted, order passed a 149; report, substitute order, 
discussed c 154, 155; assigned c 155-taken up, assigned c i66-'-aken up, 
indefinitely postpaned e 274, placed on file a 2S0; order (offered by Air. 
Noonair, 19) that the mayor be requested to petition the legislature for 
the passage of an act authorizing the city council to divide the city into 
twelve aldermanic districts, and requiring any political party nominat- 
ing candidates for the board of aldermen to nominate one candidate 
from each of such districts, such candidates to be voted for by the voters 
of the city at large, and the nominee receiving the largest number of 
votes to be chosen as the alderman from that district; also that the 
political parties nominating candidates be required to nominate such 
candidates, by vote of all the voters, of such political party in the city at 
aldermanic caucuses, the list of candidates to be voted for to consist of 
those persons within each aldermanic district who receive a required 
number of signatures within said district to secure the placing of their 
names upon the caucus ballot, and the candidate upon the ballot receiv- 
ing the highest number of votes cast in all the caucuses be chosen the 
paity nominee for alderman from such district, discussed c 132-passed 
c 133-discussed c 132, 133-ordered printed and motion to assign recon- 
sideration to next meeting, carried c 133-taken up, discussed c 161, 
t62-assigned c 162-taken up, order rejected c 266; order that the mayor 
be requested to petition the legislature for such amendment to the city 
charter as shall provide for the election of the board of aldermen for 
longer terms, part retiring annually, and by some system of proportion- 
ate representation, order rejected c 81-taken up (reconsideration), indefi- 
nitely postponed c 200-taken up (reconsideration), indefinitely post- 
poned c 388; order that the mayor be requested to petition the General 
Court for such legislation as shall compel political parties to nominate 
candidates for the board of aldermen by direct vote of the people at 
large, provision being made by means of which there shall not be more 
than one nominee of the same political party from the same ward, dis- 
cussed c 130, 131-ordered printed and assigned c 131 -taken up, indefi- 
nitely postponed C 274 ; report of committee on topics in mayor's address, 
with order that the mayor be requested to represent the city government 
before the committee on legislative matters on election laws, in support 
of the bill referred to that committee requiring any political party 
nominating candidates lor aldermen in the city of Boston to nominate 
the full number of twelve candidates, accepted, passed c 13d a 140, 141 ; 
report of committee on topics in mayor's address that so much of address 
as relates to election of aldermen be referred to committee on legislative 
matters, accepted c 134 a 140- report, no action necessary, accepted a 3S0 
e 385; resolution protesting against the passage of the bill now pending 
before the legislature, which was reported in the House of Represen- 
tatives on this dale relative to the election of aldermen for the city by 
aldermanic districts, discussed c 3&2-364-assigned c 364-takcn up, in- 
definitely postponed c 586 

apportionment of representatives to the General Court: 
see Representatives to the General Court from Suffolk County 

approval of building plans by Art Commission : order that the 
mayor be requested to petition the General Court for the passage of an 
act providing that all plans and designs for public buildings to be 
erected hereafter by the city shall require the approval of the art com- 
mission before their acceptance, referred to committee on ordinances 

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Legislative Matters, continued. 

and law department c 44-report, accepted, order passed c 271, 272- 
referred to committee on streets and sewers a 2S4-report, accepted, 
order rejected a 2S7-placed on file c 295 

arbitration for railway company and employees: preamble 
and order that the chairman of the board of aldermen be directed to 
petition the General Cuurt for such legislation as may be necessary to 
provide that the mayor and board of aldermen shall constitute a board 
of arbitration with full powers to settle all disputes that may arise be- 
tween West End Street Railway Company and its employees, referred 
to committee on streets and sewers a 1062-report, accepted, order passed 
a 1066 

caucus officers, payment of: see Election Department 

charter to new gas company: preamble and resolve opposing the 
grant of any further right or franchise in the public streets to any 
private corporation except upon such conditions and limitations that 
said right and franchise shall at the end of a fixed term of years revert 
to the city, and that all pipes, conduits, or rails laid thereunder shall 
then become the property of the city, assigned c 271-taken up, rejected 
c 311-reconsideration called up, motion to reconsider carried, discussed 
c 360, 361-preamble and resolution passed c 361 

concentration of freight business and abolition of grade 
crossiugs, South Boston : order that the mayor petition the General 
Court for such legislation as may be necessary to carry out the recom- 
mendations in the mayor's inaugural concerning the concentrating of 
freight business and abolition of grade crossings in South Boston, 
passed C44-referred to committee on mayor's inaugural address a 51- 
report, accepted, order passed a 141 

copies of bills before the Legislature : order that the city mes- 
senger be requested to provide the members of the city council with a 
copy of all bills pending before the legislature relative to the city, dis- 
cussed c 414, 415-atnended, passed c 415-referred to committee on streets 
and sewers c 422-report, recommitted c 430-report, accepted, order 
rejected a 632-assigned c 635-taken up, placed on file c 716 

Dorcbesterway betterments : see Dorchesterway 

drilling of citizens : order that the mayor petition the General Court 
for such legislation as may be necessary to allow any body of Ameri- 
can citizens to associate themselves together at any time as a company 
or organization, for the purpose of perfecting themselves in military 
tactics, etc. , passed c 46-referred to committee on streets and sewers 
a 51-report, accepted, order passed a 123 

expenses of board of police : see Police Department 

extra ward-rooms : see Public Buildings Department 

height of buildings 011 line of park system : order fhat the 
mayor be requested to petition the General Court for such legistration as 
will restrict the height of buildings to be erected on the line of the 
city's park system, and on connecting streets and ways, referred to 
committee on park department c 43; order rescinding motion to refer to 
committee on park department, discussed c 79, So-passed c So; order 
taken up, laid over c 112-taken up, passed c 132 a 140; communication 
from the mayor transmitting copy of chap. 313 of the acts of the present 
year, and recommending acceptance of this act by the city council, re- 
ferred to committee on streets and sewers a 470, 471-report, with order, 
passed a 4S4 c 48S 

Massachusetts pipe line bill : resolve, preamble, and order relative 
to communication from the Massachusetts Electric Lighting Associa- 
tion requesting members of board of aldermen to protest against passnge 
of bill providing for incorporation of the Massachusetts Pipe Line 
Company, that in the opinion of members of board of aldermen any 
legislation that will afford relief to the general public should receive 
the indorsement of the board, and that said bill now under considera- 
tion should pass, discussed a 450 452-passed a 452 

municipal ownership of West End Street Kailway : order 
that the mayor petition the General Court for such legislation as may 
be necessary to authorize the city to purchase and control the property 
of said company within the city limits, discussed a 1030, 1031-referred 
to committee on streets and sewers a 1031-report, accepted, order 
passed a 1066 

nine-hour day and employment of citizens on contract 
work : order that the mayor be requested to petition the General 
Court for such legislation as may be necessary to provide that nine 
hours shall constitute a day's work on all work contracted for by the 
city, and that none but citizens shall be employed under such contracts, 
passed c 42 a 51 

payment of caucus and election officers : order that the mayor 
be requested to petition the legislature for such amendment to the 
existing laws ragarding caucuses and elections as will provide for the 
payment of officers serving at caucuses, at the same rate as is now pro- 
vided by law for the payment of officers serving at elections, passed 
c 47, 4S a 51 ; report of committee on topics in mayor's address, that so 
much of address as relates to payment of caucus officers be referred to 
committee on legislative matters e 134a 140-report, with order, accepted, 
passed a 3So-amended, passed c 3S5 a 390 

payment to widow of clerk in water registry depart- 
ment: see Bancroft, Charles L., or Water Department 

precint Is cil' ward It". : order that the mayor be requested to petition 
the General Court for the passage of an act to provide for establishing 
two precincts for caucus purposes in ward 16, on account of the 
extreme distance from the ward-room as established, referred to com- 
mittee on legislative matters c 200-report, no action necessary, accepted 

< : 3 8 7 

proportionate representation : order that the committee already 
authorized to represent this body before the State Legislature be further 
requested to exert their influence to obtain such amendment to the city 
charter as shall provide for election of the board of aldermen by some 
equitable system of proportionate representation, order rejected c Si 

protest against State interference : resolutions protesting against 
the continual pass-age by the General Court of acts taking away from 

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the people of said city certain of their rights U> govern themselves by 
their own duly elected representatives, and that the General Court be 
requested that in the passage of acts affecting the future government of 
the city, either us a whole or in any ol its departments, when such acts 
hive not been asked for by the duly constituted authorities of said city, 
that it attach to such acts a referendum clause requiring the approval of 
the citizens of the city bctore they become operative, etc., discussed 
a 47S, 4Si-passed a 4Si-discussed c <)SS-49i-passed c 491 

removal of wires : see Wire Department 

separation of lunatic Hospital from reformatory: order that 
tne committee on legislative matters be requested to appear before the 
legislature to urge the passage of a bill for the separation of the Boston 
Lunatic Hospital from the penal and reformatory institutions in accord- 
ance with the suggestions of the mayor in his inaugural, passed a 236- 
discussed c 262, 203-passed c 263 

southern union passenger station : see Southern Union Passen- 
ger Station 

taxation of personal property: order that the mayor be requested 
to instruct the law department to appear before the joint committees of 
the legislature on taxation and constitutional amendments to oppose a 
bill now being considered by said committees, to exempt from taxation 
in the commonwealth personal property situated and taxed without the 
commonwealth, and shares of certain corporations organized under the 
laws of other states, discussed c 326-330-assigned c 330-taken up, in- 
definitely postponed c 5S6, 5S7 

Tremoiit and Boylston sts., widening : see Tremont and Boyl- 
ston sts. 

widening Boylston st. : see Boylston st. 

Leicester street, Brighton. 

speeial appropriation : order to transfer $2,000 from the rebuilding 
of bridges, Watertown, passed a S74 c S79 

Leland, Lester. 

stable, Scotia St., petition and order for hearing a 31-hearing a 1 iS— 
granted a 123 

V 

Lenox street. 

waiting-room : see West End Street Railway Company 

Leon street. 

extension: order that street commissioners report cost of extending to 
Parker St., passed a 916 

Leon street, New School. (See School Department.) 
Leonard street, Dorchester. 

lamps : James Chambers et als., petition a SSS 

Leroy street. 

claims : Charles A. Anderson, petition, compensation for damages to 

estate by blocking of drain a 39S 
sidewalk: Wilbur L. Libbey, petition a 730-granted a 742; James 

Fitzgerald, petition a 730-granted a 742 

Letang, Prof. Eugene, Tablet to. (See Library Depart- 
ment. ) 

Levenson, A. 

petition, sign, Washington St., Brighton a 251-granted a 2SS 

Levenson, Louis. 

bay-windows, Chambers St., petition and order for hearing a 753-hear- 
ing a 762 

Levenson, Samuel. 

petition, sign, Travers st. a 72S-granted a 7S1 

Leventall, Philip. 

remonstrance against bay-window, Barton St. a 964 

Leverett street. 

arc light: Edison Electric Illuminating Company, petition a 139- 

granted a 141 
bulkhead : John R. Keleher, petition a 597-granted a 613 
illuminated clock : Harris Swartz, petition to project a 901-granted 

a 9S4 ; communication from the mayor vetoing permit, veto sustained 

a 963. 96+ 
lantern : Harris Suverstein, petition to project a 372-refused a 73S 
lantern and sign : H. Sampson, petition a 763-granted a 772 
sign: Lizzie M. Wilt, petition a 315-granted a 345; Abraham Charak, 

petition a 421-granted a 539 

Leverett street, East Boston. 

lamp : order that the superintendent of lamps locate naphtha lamp in 
front of Belle Isle station, passed a 57 

Levi, Wolf. 

petition, sign, Merrimac St. a 763-granted a 772 

Levitine, Hyman. 

petition to project druggist's mortar, Chelsea St. a 1005-granted a 1007 



Levy, A. 

petition to construct bulkhead, Appleton st. a 964-granted a 969 

Levy, Adolph. 

petition, license for Alpha Hall for the season a 119-granted a 121 

Levy, Simon. 

sign, Dorchester ave., petition a 72S-granted a 7S1 

Lewis, Calvin M., Councilman, Ward 10. 

qualified : page 1 

appointed : committee on lamp department, registry department, treas- 
ury department, Fourth of July c 136; Patriots' Day c 312; committee on 
West End car service c 415; southern union station c 415 ; committee to 
receive victorious athletes c 495 

orders offered : ward 6, ward-room c 26S 

remarks : death of Governor Greenhalge c 24S; closing remarks, thanks 
to president c 1051, 1052 

Lewis, E. C. 

petition, sign, Franklin St. a 29-granted a 122 

Lewis, Edgar, Drug Co. 

petition, druggist's mortar, Dartmouth St. a S64; petition, druggist's mor- 
tar, Dartmouth St. a SS7~granted a 896 

Lewis, Mark. 

petition to construct bulkhead, Eustis St. a 139-granted a 149 

Lewis, Mark, and Myer Berman. (See School Depart- 
ment, Hancock School, fassagevjay from Salem street.} 

Lewis Park. 

flag-staff: order that city messenger cause necessary repairs to be made, 
etc., passed a 916 c 935 

Lewis street. 

widening : order that the street commissioners be requested to report 
an estimate of the cost of widening from the South Ferry to Webster 
St., East Boston, passed a 57; communication from the street commis- 
sioners relative to, placed on filea 120; order that the mayor be requested 
to petition the General Court for such legislation as may be necessary to 
enable the street commissioners to widen street by taking land from the 
southerly side, passed a S6 c 94 

Lewis and Sumner streets. 

electric light : order to locate and maintain, etc., passed a 612 

Lewis Wharf. 

transparency : Puritania Outing Club, petition a 1069-granted a 1069 

Lexington street, Charlestown. 

bay-window : Stephen Tobey, petition and order for hearing a 951- 

hearing a 964 
tree: order to trim tree in front of estate No. 56, passed a 62S; order to 

remove dead tree, passed a 751 

Lexington street, East Boston. 

resurfacing : order that the superintendent of streets be requested to 
have street resurfaced, etc., referred to committee on streets and sewers 
a S9i-report, accepted, order passed a S92 

sign : Carlton W. Crocker, petition a 564-granteda6io 

Lexington and Bunker Hill streets, Charlestown, 

tree : order to remove, passed c 40 a 51 ; report granting owner leave to 
trim tree, accepted a 141 

Leyden street. 

building : Mills Bros., petition to move a 422-granted a 429; John Soley, 
petition to move a 422-granted a 429 

Stable : John Young, petition and order for hearing a S67-hearing a 901- 
granted a 967 

Leyland street, Dorchester. 

improvement : order that the superintendent of streets be requested to 
report an estimate of the cost of macadamizing and putting in condi- 
tion, referred to the mayor c 590; communication from the mayor trans- 
mitting communication from superintendent of streets giving estimate 
of cost, referred to committee on finance C615 

macadamizing : Joseph Lazarus et als., petition a 530-report, no action 
necessary, accepted a g6S 

sidewalk : Maria F. Dean, petition a 530-granted a 542 

Library Department. 

committee : appointed a S9 c 136 

trustees: Francis A. Walker, appointed member of board a 4iS-con. 
firmed a 44S 

"Bacchante": communication from the art commission approving- 
statue and site for same, sent down a 966-placed on file c 974 

branch library, East Boston: order that the committee on library 
department be requested to confer with the trustees of the library and 
report a suitable site and an estimate of the expense of procuring the 



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Library Department, continued. 

same for a new branch library, referred to committee on library depart- 
ure]] c i64-report, with order that committee on finance provide $75,000, 
referred to committee on finance c 465 
branch library and kindergarten, Highland station, West 
Roxbury : order that the committee on finance be requested to include 
in the first loan bill the sum of $20,000 for a new site and erection or 
purchase of a building to be used for the purpose of the accommodation 
of the branch library and kindergarten, referred to committee on finance 

C43 

busts : communication from the art commission approving designs of 
hosts of Oliver Wendell Holmes by Richard K. Brooks and that of 
John G. Whittier by VV. O. Partridge, presented to the library, sent up 
c 8gg-placed on file a 904 

catalogue of library documents: order that the trustees of the 
public library of the city be requested to complete their catalogue of 
documents and matters relating to Boston and to include in the same 
as far as possible such documents as may not be found in the collection 
at the library, but are not in the possession of the city, passed a 404, 405 
C407 

Charles Mead legacy: communication from the mayor stating that 
Charles Mead, Ksq., executor of estate of Charles Mead, deceased, is 
ready to pay through bis attorney the sum of $2,500, left by the deceased 
to the public library, order relative to same, laid over c Sg7~taken up, 
passed c 93S a 942 

Charlestown branch public library : order that the committee 
on public library department inquire into the present system of manage- 
ment of branch library, referred to committee on library department 
c 272-report, accepted, order rejected c 3S7~reconsidered, recommitted 
C396; order that the committee on library department be requested to 
consider and report upon the necessity and cost of enlarging the quarters 
now occupied by Charlestown branch, referred to committee on library 
department c 387 

historical paintings: report of committee on library department on 
petition of Alexander Rice el als. (referred last year) asking that the 
city purchase two paintings, that the petition be placed on file, accepted 

a 377C3S5 . . , 

Ijetang tablet: communication from the art commission approving the 
design of a memorial tablet to the late I'rof. Eugene Letang, which the 
Boston Sociely of Architects desires to place in the public library 
building, etc., sent up c 548-placed on file a 565 

list of employees : order that the trustees, through the mayor, be re- 
quested t" Submit a list of all employees who are non-residents together 
with Statement of salary allowed each, referred to the mayor c 938 

moving South End library: order that the trustees of the public 
library, through the mayor, report as to the expediency of moving the 
South Kid branch of the public library, and of securing the church on 
Springfield St. for said purpose, referred to committee on library de- 
partment e 161-report, accepted, order passed c 265; communication 
from the mayor transmitting communication from trustees relative to, 
placed on file C 352 ; preamble and resolve protesting against the aban- 
donment of the branch now existing in the English High School, etc., 
discussed c S25, S26-passed c 826 a S31 ; order that the mayor request the 
school board to allow said branch to remain undisturbed until another 
location can be found, passed a 831 c 843; communication from the 
school committee relative to, referred to committee on schools and 
school. houses a 905 

North End branch : order that the committee on finance be requested 
to report in the next loan order a sum sufficient to purchase a site and 
erect a new building for a branch library, referred to committee on 
finance c 443 

paintings for branch library : order that the rommitee on finance 
be requested to include in the next loan bill the sum of $15,000, to be 
used lor tin purchase of two paintings, " Washington on Dorchester 
Heights" and " Warren at the Old South," the same to be placed in 
the West End branch of the public library, referred to committee on 
finance C Si 

public library branch, ward «: order that the committee on 
finance include in its next loan bill $40,000 for the maintenance of a 
branch library, ward 6, referred to committee on finance c 493 

receipts from lines and sales, etc.: order that the receipts from 
fines and sales of library publications be placed by the city auditor to 
the credit of the appropriation for library department Lo be expended in 
the purchase of books and periodicals, passed a 834 C S43 

Statue of Sir Henry Vane: communication from the art commis- 
sion stating that they had approved the design of the bronze statue which 
had been presented 10 the library, sent down a 12 j-placed on file c 432 

use of old library building: order that the committee on library 
department be instructed to cooler with trustees of the public library as 
to the feasibility of obtaining the old library building lor the use of all 
trade associations tor public meetings, exhibitions ol models, etc., and 
report on same, passed a 148 <-' 156-' cpoi t, inexpedient, accepted a 31S c 511 

Venus de Medici, marble copy: communication from the art 
commission staling that they have approved of placing the marble copy 
which has been presented to the library in one of the niches of the 
corridor at the ton of the grand staircase of the library building, sent 
down a 424-placed on file c 432 

works of art ill library : order that the board of trustees be re- 
quested to include in their next annual estimate for their department a 
suitable sum for the purpose of increasing their collection of reproduc- 
tions of works of art, passed c 855-referred lo committee on library 
department c 855 

Licenses. 

committee : appointed a 36, S7 

amendment to regulations concerning trapeze perform- 
ances, etc. : see Aldermen, Hoard of, regulations 

amusements: Italian Pleasure Club, license, refused a 1030 



Licenses, continued. 

athletic exhibitions : James W. Westcott, petition a 9-granted a g; 
James Broughton, petition a 9-granled a 9; John T. Gallagher, peti- 
tion a 9-granted a 9; City Point Athletic Club, petition a 9-granted 
a 9; Irish National Athletic Club, petition a 9-granted a 9; Henry C. 
Silck, petition, license a g-granted a 9; Waverley Club, petition, license 
a 29-refused a 477 ; G. E. Weeman, petition, license a 20-refused a 477 ; 
Charlestown Athletic Association, petition, license a 29-refused a 477 ; 
Roanoke Athletic Club, petition, license a 29-refused a 477; City Point 
Athletic Club, petition, license a 139-granted a 175 

bicycling and roller skating : West Newton Street Skating Club, 
petition, license a i02S-granted a 1029 

barges: John W. Bryan, petition, license to run barges a 472; F. R. 
Brown & Co., petition, license to run barges 3472; Alinon J. Furbush, 
petition, license to run barges a 472; Alvin Speare, petition, license to 
run barges a 472-granted a 477; L. Emerton, petition, license to run 
barges a 139-granted a 401 ; George A. Colman, petition, license to 
run barges a 229-granted a 53S; Samuel J. Ellis, petition, license to run 
barges a 229-granted a 231 ; Edward F. Shiek, petition, license to run 
passenger barges a 251-granted a 252; Frank Feeney, petition, license 
to run barges a 312-granled a 477; Edward F. Shiek, petition, license to 
run barges a 342-granled a 344; Wm, Allston, petition, license to run 
barges a 372-granled a 377; Campbell & Young, petition, license to 
run barges a 421-granted a 477; Shannon Bros., petition, license to run 
barges a 421-granted a 450; order that permit granted to Wm. Allston 
to run barges he revoked, passed a4S2; Reuben Corson, petition, license 
to run barges a 497-granted a 500; Harry Blank, petition, license to run 
barges a 530-granted a 53S; Wm. Allston, petition, license to run barges 
a 530-granted a 53S; Thomas O'Brien, petition, license to run barges 
a 530-granted 3538: John J. Martin, petition, license to run barges a 530- 
granted a 538; John McGillicuddy, petition, license to run barges 
a 530-granted a 53S ; Edward J. Eaton, petition, license to run barges 
a 530-granted a53S; John W. Bryan, petition, license to run barges a 564- 

f ranted a 569; John W.Bryan, petition, license to run barges a 764; 
lichael F. Miley, petition, license to run barges a 564-granted a 610; 
Geo. B. Ellms, petition, license to run barges a 625-granted a 627; 
Frank Hall, petition, license to run barges a 625-granLed a 627; Frost 
Bros., petition, license to run barges a 625; C. F. Johnson, petition, 
license to run barges a 655-granted a 739; Frost Bros., petition, license 
to run barges a 764-granled a 766; John Cole, petition, license to run 
barges a 777-granted a 77S, 779; Wm. Austin, Frost Bros., John W. 
Bryan, report, no action necessary a 1030; Charles D. Malaguti, peti- 
tion, license to run barges a 902-granted a 910 

billiard and pool exhibitions : Murray & [rwin, petition, license 
for the season a 229-granted a 231 

bootblacks : licenses granted a 36, 52, So, 121, 143, 175, 207, 231, 252, 2S5, 
3'7> 344. 377. 4°'. 4^5. 4S", 477. 5°°> 53S. 569. 6°9. ° 2 7. 663. "SS, 739, 753, 
766, 77S, 7S0, 806, S33, 869, S01, 911, 920, 943, 951, 966 

bootblacks, Franklin ave. : F. Knight & Son Corporation el als., 
petition that no permit be granted for a (gS-refused a 1020 

Circus : Barnum & Bailey, petition, license a 2So-granted a 2S5 

curiosity, Masonic Building: J. J. McCarthy, petition, license to 
exhibit a 942-g ranted a 951 

dancing entertainment: Ike Rubinsky, petition, license dancing 
entertainment for the season a 447-granted a 450 

dime museum: J. H. Dwyer, petition, license a 39S-granted a 401; 
Frank J. Pilling, petition, season license a 421-granted a 425 

dramatic and musical entertainment : W ah Han Lok Co., peti- 
tion a 919-granted a 920 

exhibition of palms and tropical plant - : A. B. Carrington, 
petition a 29-granted a 36 

exhibition: order that license granted Kosenbaum Bros., be transferred 
to F.J. Pilling, referred to committee on licenses a 174-report, no action 
necessary a 477 

Fall of Babylon : G. W. Carmer, petition, license to exhibit a 102S- 
granted a 1029 

flowers : Alice Langford, petition, license lo sell flowers a 655-refused 
a 1030 

flying-horses: R. R. Goff, petition, license a 421 -report, no action 
necessary, accepted a 509; Philip Ronca, petition, license a 497-granted 
a 500 

immoral exhibitions : Win. Lawrence el als., petition that the pub- 
lic be protected from a 964-report, no action necessary a 1030 

"Japan and China": John F. Canning & Co., petition, license to 
exhibit Paine's pyro-spectacle at Olympic Grounds a 596 

marionettes : Julius Sire, petition, license for ihe season a 472-granted 

*53^ 
merry-go-round : L. Schubert, petition, license a 683-granted a 6SS 
midgets: W. 11. Ordway, petition, license to exhibit a 964-grar.ted 

a 966 
minors: Charles Barton, petition, permit a 29-granted a 37; Charles ]■ . 
Atkinson, petition, permit a 83-granted a S6; Ceo. E. I.othrop, petition, 
permit a 130-granled a 144; Charles Barton, petition, permit a 139- 
granted a 144; Charles Barton, petition, permit a 229-granted a 231; 
Mrs. Alice Langford, petition, permit a 229-referred 10 committee on 
streets and sewersa377; Charles F. Atkinson, petition, permit a 251- 
granted a 252; Charles P. Elliott, petition, permit a 251-granted a 252; 
Richard M. Field, petition, permit a 280-granted a 2S5 ; Win. Austin, 
petition, permit a 2So-granted a 2S5 ; Charles F. Atkinson, petition, per. 
mit a 315-granted a 317; Charles P. Elliott, petition, permits a 342- 
granlcd a 344; Wm. Austin, petition, permit a 372-granted a 577; 
Charles F. Atkinson, petition, permit a 3gS-granted a 401 ; Charles 
Barton, petition, permit a 421-referred to committee on stn < 
sewers a 425-report, permit granted a 430; Arthur J. Clark, petition, 
permit a 421-granted a 425; Arthur J. Clark, petition, permit a 530; 
granted a 538; Charles P. Elliot, petition, permit a 421-granti d 
Wm. Austin & Co., petition, permit a 472-granted a 477; Harold Cox, 
petition, permit a 472-granted a 477; Royal Arcanum, petition, permii 



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Licenses, continued . 

a 197-granted a 51x1; (.;. II. Batcheller, petition, permit a 596-granted 
a 610; Mrs. S. M. Thompson, petition, permit a 655-refused a 1030; 
Mrs. Sarah Thompson, petition, permit a68S-grantea a6SS; Arthur J. 
Clark, petition, permit a 683-granted 6SS; James McElIery, petition, 
permit a 704-granted a 706; James McElroy, petition, permit a 865- 
grantcd a S60; Austin & Stone, petition, permit a S65-granted a S69; G. 
\Y. Sammis, petition, permit a So5-referred to committee on streets and 
sewers a 869-report, accepted, permit granted a S76; Jay Hunt, manager 
New Grand 'Theatre, petition, permit a 902-granted agio; C. F. Atkin- 
son, petition, license a 902-granted a 910, 911 ; W. A. Brady, petition, 
license a 9S6-granted a 990; B. F. Keith, petition, permit a 1005-granted 
a 1006; C. F. Atkinson, petition, permit a I02S-grranted 1029; Mrs. J. R. 
Marshall, petition, permit a [02S-granted a 1029; James McElroy, peti- 
tion, permit a 1028-granted a 1029; Harry O'Rourke, petition, permit 
a SSS-granted a S91 

museum : order that license granted J. H. Dwyer be revoked, passed 
a 260 

natural curiosities : Charles G. Austin, petition, license for the sea- 
son, Court St. a 472-granted a 47S 

oil painting, "Nana": John F. Sutton, petition, license to exhibit 
a 29-grantea a 37; E. Vallet, petition, license to exhibit a 497-granted 
a 500 

pantopticon : Kane, Nelson, & Diggens, petition, license for exhibi- 
tions a 919-granted a 920 

payment of uuuseil tickets: see Payment of Unused Amusement 
Tickets 

permits for amusement licenses : order that the chairman of the 
board be authorized to approve permits until appointment of committee 
on licenses, passed a 12 

polo : J. A. Blake, petition, license for roller polo at the Casino a 902- 
granted a 911 

pony curiosities : G. Flagg, petition to exhibit a 497-granted a 500 

halls, season licenses: Hugh H. Mclnness, petition, season license 
a 49 

season licenses : Rosenbaum Bros., petition, license to exhibit curi- 
osities in store Tremont row for the season a 49-granted a 52; F, W. 
Robinson, petition, license for Association Hall a 50- granted a 52 ; Pat- 
rick J. Sheerin, petition, license, Gurney Hall a 50-granted a 52; Addi- 
son P. Wheelock, petition, license for Wheelock Hall a 50-granted 
a ^2; Vine Rock Building Corporation, petition, license for Vine Rock 
Hall for the season a S3, S4-granted a S6; Boston Turnverein, petition, 
license for Turn Hall for the season a S4-granted a 86; Wm. A. Cham- 
berlain, petition, license for the Catholic Union Hall, Dorchester, for 
the season a 84-granted aS6; Boston and Union Lodges, Knights of 
Honor, petition, license for Knights of Honor Hall a 119-granted a 121 ; 
Adolph Levy, petition, license for Alpha Hall for the season a 119- 
granted a 121; I. P. Westcott & Co., petition, license, Westcott Hall 
a 119-granted a 121; Germania Club, petition, license, Germania Hall 
a no-granted a 121; order that the license granted Rosenbaum Bros, 
be rescinded, referred to committee on licenses a 122-report, no action 
necessary, accepted a 477; Thomas J. Finneran, petition, license for 
Tremont Hall a 139-granted a 144; Willis Stover, Captain Company A, 
Fifth Regiment, M.V.M., petition, license for armory during season 
a 139-granted a 144; Hugh H. Mclnnes, petition, license for entertain- 
ments at Marine Park Hall for the season a 167-granted a 175; order 
that amusement license granted to Mansfield & Magee for the Grand 
Opera for the season be transferred to Charles P. Elliott, referred to 
committee on licenses a 174; Knights St. Rose Corporation, petition, 
license, St. Rose Hall, Worcester St. a 203-granted a 207; German 
Workingmen Association, petition, license, hall Armory ave. a 203- 
granted a 207; Thomas Arthur, petition, license, hall of Division 2, 
Ancient Order Hibernians, on Harvard st. a 203-granted a 207 ; Howard 
A. Hill & Co., petition, license, Grand Opera House a 2So-granted a 2S5; 
Boston Exposition Company, petition to exhibit curiosities, etc., Tre- 
mont row a 2So-granted a 2S5 ; Boston Base Ball Association, petition, 
license for base ball grounds a 372-granted a 377; Roxbury Catholic 
Association, petition, license for Columbia Hall a 372-granted a 377; 
Andrew W. Mitchell, petition, license for Park Pavilion for the season 
a 421-granted a 425; Charles W. Trefry, agent, Pythian Association 
Hall; Robert Treat Paine, People's Hall; Houghton & Dutton, Monu- 
ment Hall; Horn & Jackson, at Knights of Honor Hall; Edward M. 
Chase, Appleton Hall; Prosper W. Smith, Anawan Hall; Philip 
Young, Kossuth Hall, petition, license a 29-granted a 36, 37-report, no 
action necessary a 627; Wm. J. Hasson, petition, license for Columbia 
and Hibernian Halls a 596-granted a 610; petitions for amusement 
licenses for the season ending Aug. 1, 1S97, viz. : Isaac B. Rich, at the 
Hollis-st. Theatre; Abbey, Schoeftel & Grau, at the Tremont Theatre; 
Eugene Tompkins, at the Boston Theatre; Eugene Tompkins, at the 
Park Theatre; Charles F. Atkinson, at the Bowdoin Square Theatre; 
Field, Rich, Harris, and Chas. Frohman, at the Boston Museum; R. 
M. Gulick & Co., at the Columbia Theatre; B. F. Keith, at Keith's 
New Theatre; George E. Lothrop, at the New Grand Theatre, cor. 
Dover and Washington sts.; George E. Eothrop at the Howard Athe- 
naeum; G. H. Batcheller, at the Lyceum Theatre; Stone & Shaw, at 
4 Tremont row; Mass. Charitable Mechanic Association, at Mechan- 
ics Building; Mass. Horticultural Society, at Horticultural Hall; Odd 
Fellows' Hall Association, at Odd Fellows and Berkeley Halls; Frank 
V. Dunn, at the Palace Theatre, 109 113 Court St., report, no action neces- 
sary a 1030; Frank V. Dunn & Co., at the Nickelodeon, 51-53 Hanover St., 
refused a 1030; John F. Fanning & Co., at the Olympic Grounds, on 
Huntington ave.; The Paul Boynton Co., on the West End Street 
Railway Co.'s grounds, on Huntington ave.; Boston Young Men's 
Christian Union, at Union Hall, 48 Boylston St.; Hugh H. Mclnnes, 
at Marine Park Hall, on E. Sixth St., S.B. ; trustees of Bethesda Hall, 
at 209 Broadway, S.B. ; L. H. Budgett, manager, at Boston Music Hall ; 
Mrs. Harriet L. Tobin, at Hollis Hall, 7S9 Washington St.; Charles M. 
Bromwich, at Gray's Hall, S.B.; Julius Sire, for marionette exhibitions, 



Licenses, continued. 

at 193 North St.; W. C. Blodgett, at Dudley Street Opera House; W. 
C, Blodgett, at Orienta Hall, Rox.; W. C. Blodgett, at Paladio Hall, 
Rox. ; John Booth, for a license for Booth's Hall, Orient Heights; John 

F. Canning & Co., for leave to exhibit Capt. Paul Boynton's World's 
Water Show, on the Olympic Grounds, on Huntington ave. a 720- 
granted a 739; Boston Base Ball Association, base-ball grounds; L. A. 
Dandredge, Chickering Hall; heirs of Wm. Warren, Warren Hall, 
Brighton; Horn & Jackson, Knights of Honor Hall, Roslindale; 
John F. Canning, Paul Boynton chute; Margaret J. Curtis, Union Park 
Hall; Houghton & Dutton, Monument Hall; M. Roughan, Koughan's 
Hall; Philip Konca, merry-go-round, C\_st.; Howard A. Hill, Grand 
Opera House; Clarence L. Heath, Castle Square, petition a 749, 750- 
granted a 753; Warry S. Charles, petition, license for continuous per- 
formances of Chinese male persons in Chinese language at Harrison 
ave. a 750-refused a 1030; W. W. Stover, Charlestown Cadets Armory; 
Jeremiah H. Dwyer, museum, Shawmut ave.; Boston Young Men's 
Christian Association Hall, Boylston St.; Otis E. Cousins, Lincoln 
Hall; Trustees of Boston Union Lodges, K. of H., Knights of Honor 
Hall, Washington St.; Andrew W. Mitchell, Park Pavilion, East Bos- 
ton; W. H. Carroll, Puritan Hall; James J. Grace, Columbus Hall; 
Frank V. Dunn, Court St., petitions a 764-granted a 766; H. Meredith, 
petition, license for Park Theatre a 625-granted a 627; Co. A, Fifth 
Regiment, M. V.M., Charlestown Cadet Armory, petition, license a 777 ; 

G. M. Palm, Crystal Maze, Tremont St. ; George R. S/ieaden, Arlington 
Hall; Ludwig Ostermeyer, Kossuth Hall; Louis Steinhardt, German 
Workingmen 's Association Hall, Armory ave.; H. M. Temple, Temple 
Hall; B. F. Keith, Bijou Opera House, petition, licenses a 777-granted 
a 770; James Brenner, Oakland Hall; Murray & Irwin, billiard ex- 
hibitions, Washington St.; Co. A, Fifth Regiment M.V.M. Armory, 
Charlestown Cadets; Isaac W. Wood, Ivy Hall, petition, licenses a 7S5, 
7S6-granted a 7S6; James F. McKenzie, Grand Army Hall, Washington 
St.; John T. Codman, United Fellowship Hall, Washington St. ; Mon- 
ney C. Crossen, Friendship Hall, Washington St.; Louis D. Brandeis 
et al., trustees, Grundmann studios; Jos. B. Von Euw, Conant Hall, 
petition, license a So5-granted a S66, S07; Boston Turnverein, Turn 
Hall; John Williams, Evans Hall; Rev. James N. Supple, St. Francis 
Parochial Hall; Thomas T. Crosby, Tremont Hall; Germania Asso- 
ciation of Roxbury, Germania Hall; A. P. Wheelock, Wheelock Hall; 
C. H. Wentworth, Vine Rock Hall; F. O. Carey, Carey Dancing Acad- 
emy; Frank A. Noyes, Harrison Hall; Wm. A. Chamberlain, Catholic 
Union Hall, Dorchester; F. T. Bridge, Highland Hall, petition a S^- 
granted a S69; A. H. Woods, Pythian Hall, petitian, license a SSS- 
granted a 891 ; George E. Mecuen, Putnam Hall, petition a SSS-granted 
a S91 ; Ranall W. Paque, Sumner Hall; Orlando F. Deshon, trustee, 
Fraternity Hall; Edmund Billings, Wells Memorial; Knights of St. 
Rose Corporation, St. Rose Hall; Edmund Billings, People's Hall; 
George A. Willey, Mora Hall ; Roxbury Catholic Association. Colum- 
bia Hall; J. Whitney Beals,Jr., photographic exhibit at cor. Boylston 
and Tremont sts., petition, license a 902-granted a 911 ; M. Steinert & 
Sons Co., petition, license, Steinert Hall a 950-granted a 951 ; Estate of 
E. H. Brainard, petition, license for dramatic, musical, and dancing en- 
tertainments, St. Omer Hall a 950-granted a 951; Martin McDonough, 
petition, license, Broadway Hall a 971-granted a 971 ; Trustees Chick- 
ering Lodge, K. of H., petition, license, Chickering Hall a 971-granted 
a 971 

sparring and athletic entertainment : order that license granted 
to John B. Pickett be transferred, passed a 252; James W. Westcott, 
communication from relative to a 29; W.E.Barton, petition that the 
board reconsider its action granting licenses for sparring a 28-report, 
no action necessary, accepted a 477 ; order that order passed, granting a 
license to James VV. Westcott for an athletic entertainment, including 
sparring, for the benefit of the Carney Hospital, be rescinded, discussed, 
communication from Mr. Westcott read a 32, 33-referred to committee 
on streets and sewers a 33-report, no action necessary, accepted a 259; 
Marion Athletic Club, petition, license a 13-refused a 477; Union Ath- 
letic Club, petition, license a 13-refused a 477 ; Crescent Athletic Club, 
petition, license a 13-refused 3477; Wm. F. Quigley, petition, license 
a 13-refused a 477 

"totem pole": Albert F. Rich, petition, license to exhibit a 342- 
granted a 344 

water-chute : Paul Boynton Chute Company, petition, license for 
water-chute at amusement grounds, Huntington ave. a 447-report, laid 
on table a 47S-taken up, recommitted to committee on licenses a 499- 
granted a 6SS 

Zoological tiarden, etc. : C. F. Atkinson, petition, license a 902- 
granted a 910, 91 1 

Lill, Alfred J. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries a 529-retused a 664 c 671 

Lime. 

Patrick J. McCarthy, appointed inspector a 37i-confirmed a 399 

Lincoln street. 

flags and flag-staff: H. H. Tilton, petition to project a 372-granted 
a 539; H. H. Tilton &Co., petition a 596-granted a 73S; communication 
from the mayor vetoing permit, veto sustained a 762 

Lincoln street, Brighton. 

building : H. S. Angus, petition to move a 730-granted a 743 
sewer : John Rutland, petition a 729 

Lincoln street, Charlestown. 

bay-windows : T. B. Morrill, petition and order for hearing a 6S7 



hearing a 72S 



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LINCOLN 



LOMBARD 



Lincoln, Beach, Washington streets, and Dock square. 

closing : order that superintendent of police be authorized to close to 
travel, Tuesday, October 27, during' parade of escort of George Fred 
Williams to Faneuil Hall, etc., passed a S96 

Linden avenue. 

stable : John J. Madden, petition and order for hearing a 52-hearing 
a 139-granted a 150 

Linden Park street. 

laud: order that the mayor be authorized to convey to John J. Madden 
a strip of land owned by the city, passed a 234-discussed, referred to 
committee on public lands c 263-report, accepted, order rejected c 433- 
referred to committee tin streets and sewers a 447-placed on rile a 632 

sign on tree : Charles K. Shue, petition to place a 421-refused a 430 

Linden Park and Lamont streets. 

coasting: Ernst C. Schmidt et als., remonstrance against granting 
permit lor a 29-report, no action necessarv, accepted a 57 

Linden and Dudley streets. 

sidewalk : John R. Magullion, petition a 730-granted a 742 

Linehan, Charles. 

petition to stretch guy-ropes, Amory and other streets a 950-granted 
a 955 1 95 6 

Lingley Law Bureau. 

petition to project sign, Court St. a 1 iS-granted a 234 

Linnet street. 

sewer : Wm. T. Condry et a/*., petition a 564-granted a 769 

Linwood place, Charlestown. 

lamp-post : order to remove unused lamp-post, passed a 574 

Lipkin, Abraham. 

petition, signs, Tiemont st. atijj-gianted a 005; petition, signs, Tiemont 
St. a 72S-granted a 7S0; petition, signs, Green st. a 9 19-g ranted a 923 

Liquor Licenses. 

receipts from : see Police Department 

Little, Maxwell, & Co. 

petition, compensation for damages to property, Federal St. a 49-refused 
a 2S4 c 295 

Littlefield Bros. & Co. 

petition, sewer, Adams St., Dorchester a 565 

Litchfield, Charles I., el als. 

petition for revocation of permit granted Louis Legee to project bay- 
window, Poplar st. a S66 

Littlefield, J. W. 

petition, sign, Franklin ave. a 49-granted a 234; petition, showcase, 
Cornliill a 421-refuscd a 539 

Livermore, Thomas L. 

petition, lamps, Bynner St. a 777 

Liverpool street. 

building: order that permission be granted to H. Hodge & Co. to 
erect building, referred to committee on building department a 122- 
report, no further action necessary, accepted a 253 C262; E. Hodge & 
Co., petition to erect a 83-granled c 195 11205; T. F. Harrington, peti- 
tion to build roof covering a 72S-granted c 1037 a 1059 

removal of tracks : see West End Street Railway Co. 

sewer : T. F. Harrington, petition a 447-ordered a 4S3 

Loans. 

borrowing capacity of tbe city : see Finance 

committee on loan bill: order that a committee be appointed to 
confer with board of aldermen to arrange the details of a loan bill, laid 
over c 706-taken up, passed c 723-placed on file a 732 

loan, construction of highways : order for loan of $500,000 for 
purposes specified in chapter 323 of Acts of 1S91, chapter 402 of Acts of 
lS02,and chapter 33c; of Acts of 1S93, and any acts in amendment of such 
acts, referred to committee on streets and sewers a 75i-report, accepted, 
order passed a 753-referred to committee on finance c 799-report, ac- 
cepted, order passed c SS3 

loan of ifel 15 .">«>(» : report of committee on finance recommending 
the passage of a loan bill of $145,500— $45,000 for hospital department; 
$32,000 institutions department; $10,000 Mt. Hope cemetery department; 
$52,000 public buildings department; $6,500 street department, recon- 
struction of Essex-st. bridge, passed c S24-referred to committee on 
streets and sewers a S32 

loan for constructing Commonwealth ave. : see Common- 
wealth ave. 

loan for election expenses : see Election Department 

loan for electric lighting, Deer Island : see Institutions Depart- 
ment 



Loans, continued. 



loan for improvement of school-houses, ventilation and 

sanitation : see School Department 
loan for new registration : see Election Department 
loan for paving and sewer divisions, street department: 

communication from the mayor transmitting communication from the 
superintendent of streets recommending certain special appropriations 
amounting to $139,000 lor the paving division and $1 18,000 for the sewer 
division, and recommending passage of loan of $257,000 for said pur- 
poses (list given) a 747, 748-referred to committee on streets and sewers 
a 74S-report, with order tor loan, discussed a 754-759-passed a 759-dis- 
cussed c 799, 800- referred to committee on finance c 800 

loan for purchase of Massachusetts Historical Society 
Building: see Massachusetts Historical Society Building 

loan for sanitation of school-houses : see School Department 

loan for sewer connections, Ka.st Boston : see Street Depart- 
ment, loan for East Boston stiver connections 

loan for sewer outlet, South Boston : see South Boston 

loan for Southern Union Passenger .Station : see Southern 
Union Passenger Station 

loan for street department, paving division: see Street De- 
partment, loan for paving division 

loan for street department, sewer division : see Street Depart- 
ment, loan for sewer division 

loan for street department and electric-light plant, City 
Hospital : order for loan of $690,000; $40,000 lor electric-light plant, 
City Hospital, and $650,000 for street department, paving division, dis- 
cussed a 655-662, referred to committee on streets and sewers a 661; 
report with order in new draft, $693,500 ($3,500 for furnishing chapel 
and physician's house, Long Island) accepted, passed a 667, discussed 
c 67i-67S-passed c 677; communication from the mayor and superintend- 
ent of streets recommending passage of order changing term of the 
bonds to be issued under order; order that order for loan of $650,000 be 
made payable in ten years instead of twenty years, passed a S63, 864- 
assigned c S7g-indefinitely postponed c 936-placed on file a 942 

loan for street improvements, West ltoxbnry : order for 
loan of $25,000 for street department, paving division, Adelaide, Lam. 
artine, and Centre sts., and street laying-out department, Weld St., 
widening and constructing, discussed a 766-76S-referred lo committee 
on finance a 76S 

loan of $S34,000 : report of committee on finance with order for 
loan of $S2j,ooo fcr various municipal purposes (list given), discussed 
c 700703, order rejected, motion to assign reconsideration, carried 
c 703, taken up, discussed c 717-719, order rejected C719 

loan in anticipation of taxes : order that the city treasurer borrow 
money as it may be required, not exceeding seven million dollars in all, in 
anticipation of the taxes of the current municipal year, all sums so bor- 
rowed to be paid within one year from the time the loan is made, and 
from the said taxes of the present municipal year, and interest to cease 
thereon on the day any money so borrowed is payable, passed c 7S, 79 a 
S5; order that loan be rescinded, passed a 257 c 264 

loan for various municipal purposes ($L,?01,:200) : report 
of committee on finance repoiting a loan order for a total amount of 
$1,761,200; minority report and orders, reports accepted, ordered printed 
and referred to committee on streets and sewers a 56S, report, with order 
in new draft, passed a 630,631, ordered printed and sent down a 631, 
assigned c 636, 637, taken up, substitute offered, discussed c 646-652, 
amended, another substitute offered, discussed c 652, 653, adjourned 
c 653, taken up, indefinitely postponed a 678, 679; communication from 
the mayor transmitting communication from the superintendent of 
streets stating that unless the loan bill is passed it will be necessary to 
suspend about 300 laborers, sent up c 635, referred lo committee on 
streets and sewers a 662, report, accepted, placed on file a 690; order 
that any bonds not already issued by the city treasurer under authority 
of the order approved July 3, 1S96, be made payable ten years from the 
date of same instead of twenty, passed a 956 c 95S 

loan for various municipal purposes ($530,000) : order for 
loan of $536,000 lor various municipal purposes (given) discussed c SS3- 
886-amended, passed c S86 a S.8S, SSg; communication from the mavor 
approving all items with the exception of Mead St., stone steps, $7,000, 
and Winthrop St., Charlestown extension, $S,ooo, laid over c 917-taken 
up, indefinitely postponed c 936 

loan to complete Strand way : see Strandway 

municipal purposes : report on report of the committee on finance 
(referred last year for a loan of $367,000 for various municipal purposes, 
recommending reference to committee on finance, accepted a 260 " 

wire department, loan : see Wire Department 

Locust street. 

lamp : order to locate gas iamp, referred to the mayor c S45 

Logan street. 

sidewalk : Julia F. Wholley el al., petition a 3oS-granted a 403 

Logue, Charles. 

appointed overseer of the poor a flS-Confirmed a 44S 

Lomasney, Thomas P. 

petition, sidewalk, Robinson st. a 251-granled a 3S0 

Lomasney, Thomas P., et als. 

petition, electric light, Robinson st., Dorchester a 902 

Lombard, J. H. 

petition to erect building, Chapman st., Charlestown a 47 1 -gran ted C 401 
a 499 



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LOMBARD 



MACDONALD 



Lombard, Dr. John P. 

petition to erect building, Dorchester ave. a 420-granted c 191 a 499 

London Jeweller. 

petition, sign, Green st. a 1 iS— granted a 234 

London street. 

claims : Mrs. John Sullivan, petition, compensation for damages to prop- 

erty by bursting water-main a 407 
gas Iaiii|i : order to maintain in rear of No. 160, passed a 916 
sidewalk : Central Square Baptist Society, petition a S^o-granted a S35 

Lonergan, Pierce F. 

report, giving leave to withdraw, on petition (referred last year) to be 
compensated for work done and material furnished for the hospital 
department, accepted a 317, discussed C321, 322, report accepted, motion 
to recommit lost c 322; report giving leave to withdraw, accepted c 359 a 
373-petition and order for hearing, stable, Brunswick St. a S33-hearing 
a S64-granted a S92 

Loney, W. J. 

petition to be paid for 40 spruce poles delivered to the street department 
a 2S 

Long, J. H. 

petition to erect building, Marginal St. a So4~granted c 1038 a 1059 

Long Island. 

fumisliings : see Institutions Department 

Longfellow street. 

stable : A. W, Gould, petition and order for hearing a 377-hearing a 
420-granted a 452 

Lonsdale street. 

lamps : Mathew Morton et als., petition a 564 

sewer : Wm. H. Haddock, petition to be paid for land taken a 6S3 
stable : Frederick J. Rockwell, petition and order for hearing a 449- 
hearing a 52S-refused a 577; Joseph W. Cushing, trustee, remonstrance 
against erection a 565-report, no action necessary a 576 

Lonsdale, Old Colony R.R., Edwin and Adams streets. 

land bounded by: F.J. Starke als., petition, abatement of nuisance 
in land a 942 

Lonsdale and Edwin streets 

sewer: James H. and Frederick J. Stark, petition, compensation for 
land taken a 919 

Loomer, F. J. 

petition, sign, Elm St. a 529-granted a 539 

Lord, Wm. W. 

bay-window, Cliff St., petition and order for hearing a 6oS-hearing a 624- 
granted a 73S 

Lorimer, George C, et als. 
petition for use of Faneuil Hall a 919-granted 3922 

Loring, "Wm. Caleb, et als. 

petition, use of Faneuil Hall a 3oS-granted a 402 

Lorraine street. 

Stable : A. C. Chisholm, taken up, referred to committee on streets and 
sewers a 6oS-granted a 743 

Lothrop, Geo. E. 

petition, permit for minor to appear in public a 139-granted a 144; petition, 
illuminated sign, corner Washington and Dover sts. a 72S-granted a 73S 

Loud, E. A. 

petition, sidewalk, corner Southwood St. and Blue Hill ave. a 597-granted 
a 613 

Loughlin, James. 

petition, sewer, Bowdoin St. a 39S; stable, Bowdoin St., petition and order 
for hearing a 317-hearing a 397-granted a 613 

Loughman, M. B. 

petition, sign, Dorchester st. a Soj-granted a S15 

Lounsberg, Nichols, & Worth. 

petition, sign, Pearl st. a 729-granted a 73S; petition to project sign, Pearl 
st. a 1058-granted a 1062 

Lowden, John E., Councilman, 'Ward 1. 

qualified : page 1 

appointed: gas-house nuisance, North End c Si ; committee on election 

department, health department, institutions department, gas-house 

nuisance, North End c 135, 136; committee on Seventeenth of June c 200; 

committee on preservation of records c 294; playground, ward 15 c 312; 

committee on ferry between South Boston and East Boston c 415 

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Lowders lane and Centre street. 

sewer : Bowditch Real Estate Trust, trustees, petition a447-granted a 4S3 
stable : H. B. Chapin, petition and order for hearinga 705-hearing a 7S5- 
granted a 892 

Lowe, Wm. 

bay-windows, Allen St., petition and order for hearing a 005-hearing 
a giS-granted a 923; bay-window, Allen St., petition and order for 
hearing a 943-hearing a 949-g ranted a 955 

Lowell square. 

improvement : order that the superintendent of public grounds be re- 
quested, through the mayor, to place the area in front of West End 
Branch Library in condition, referred to the mayor c 640 

sign : petition to swing sign, relative to opening and closing West End 
Library, reterred to committee on streets and sewers a 50 

Lowell street. 

bay-windows : Harris Tarlinsky, petition and order for hearing 
a 2S4-hearing a 314-granted a 403; Louis Segel, petition and order for 
hearing a 230-hearing a 251-granted a 345; Joseph Rubenstein, petition 
and order for hearing a 567-hearing a 595-granted a 610; Charles J. 
Wyzanski, petition for revocation of permit granted Louis Segel a 564; 
J. Cohen, petition and order for hearing a 765-hearing a 776-granted 
a 7S1 ; Joseph Rubenstein, petition and order for hearing a 965-hearing 
a 1004-grauted a 1007 

lamp : Noah Cohen, petition a 763-granted a 772 

paving and regulating : order that the superintendent of streets be 
requested to furnish an estimate of the cost, referred to the mayor c 360; 
communication from the mayor transmitting communication from the 
superintendent of streets relative to cost, referred to committee on 
finance C3S4; order that the committee on finance include in the next 
loan bill the sum of $13,000, the said sum to constitute an appropriation 
for the paving and regulating from Causeway to Minot St., referred to 
committee on finance c 3SS 

slit If : Morris Stepper, petition a 341-refused a 539 

sign : Mrs. Edelman, petition a nS-granted a 234 

Lowell and Cotting streets. 

sidewalk : Louis Segel, petition a 8SS-granted a S92 

Lowell and Willard streets. 

electric light : order to locate at corner, referred to the mayor c 940 

Lowry, Andrew J. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries c 54S; petition, compensation, 
personal injuries a 7S5~refused a S6S c S7S 

Lunatic Hospital, Separation from Penal Institution. 
(See Legislative Matters.) 

Lying-in Hospitals. (See Health Department.) 

Lynch, Daniel J. 

stable, Dakota St., petition and order for hearing a 904-hearing a 949- 
granted a 9S7 

Lynch, Michael F., et als. 

petition, that defective condition of sewer, Shamrock St., be remedied a 7S6- 

Lynn & Boston Railroad Company. 

terry cars : see Railroad Matters 

Lyon street. 

lamps : Henry Hall et al., petition a 942 

Lyons, Dennis. 

stable, Hutchins ave., petition and order tor hearing a 141-hearing a 2jS- 
granted a 34S 

Lyons, John E. 

petition, barber-pole, Bunker Hill st. a 471-granted 3477 

Lyons, Leo J. 

petition, transparency, corner Springfield and Washington sts. a 050- 
granted a 955 

Lyons, P. J. 

petition, sewer, Codman St. a 2S0; stable, Codman St., petition and order 
for hearing a 904-hearing, given leave to withdraw a 949-report, no ac- 
tion necessary a 90S 



M and O streets. 

playground : see Playground, South Boston 
trees : removal of, see Playground, South Boston 

Macdonald, Allan C. 

petition, sidewalk, Carlisle st. a 447-granted a 452 
2) 



MACK 



MAHONY 



Mack & Moore. 

petition, compensation for breach of contract made with the city (referred 
last year J, refused a 252, c 262 

Madden, John J. 

stable, Linden ave., petition and order for hearing a 52; hearing a 139- 
granted a 150; order that the mayor be authorized to convey a strip of 
land in the rear of Linden Park St., passed a 234-discussed, referred to 
committee on public lands c 263; report, accepted, order rejected c 433; 
referred to committee on streets and sewers a 447-placed on file a 632 

Madison park. 

flag-staff': order that the superintendent of public grounds, through the 
mayor, report as to the feasibility of providing, with an estimate 01 
cost, referred to the mayor c 7S; communication from the mayor trans- 
mitting communication from the superintendent of public grounds, 
placed on rile c 92 

Madison square. 

flag-staff: order that the city messenger be authorized to erect a flag- 
staff, etc., passed c 1 10 

Magazine and Fellows streets. 

construction ami macadamizing : order that the city auditor be re- 
quested to transfer the sum of $7,000 from the special appropriation for 
street improvements, ward 20, to a special appropriation for improve- 
ments mentioned, passed c 271-referred to committee on streets and 
sewers a 2S3, 2S4 

Magee, Mary A. 

petition that balance remaining from tax sale of estate, Fenno pi., be paid 
to Joseph It. Churchill a 105S 

Magner, David. 

petition to erect building, Washington St., West Roxburv a SS7-granted 
c 103S a 1059, 1060 

Magnitzky, Gustave F. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries a 13-refused a 906 c 92S 

Magnolia street. 

sidewalk : Henry Moebs, petition a 625-granted a 633 

trees : order to remove two trees on the line of a new street known as 

Half Moon St., passed a 62S; order to remove tree at Hooper and Half 

Moon sts., passed a S74, S75 

Magnolia, Half Moon, and Hooper streets. 

sidewalks : F, M. & A. G. Frost, petition a So5-granted a Si 2 

Maguire, Edward. 

compensation for personal injuries (referred last year), refused a 907 c 92S 

Maguire, Francis. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries a 763-refused a 906 c 928 

Maguire, Michael. 

petition, compensation for damages to property, Albany St. a So5-refused 
a 906 c 92S 

Maguire, Thomas F. 

bay-windows, Huntington ave., petition and order for hearing a 765-hear- 
ing a 776 

Magullion, John R. 

hay-windows, Dudley, coiner Dearborn St., petition and order for hear- 
ing, referred to committee on streets and sewers a 399, report, accepted 
a 404-hearing a 420-granted a 505 

Maban, James A. 

stable, Ceylon St., petition and order for hearing a 230-hearing a 314- 
granted a 320 

Mahoney, J. E., & Co. 

petition, electric arc light, corner Fleet and Commercial sts. agso-granted 
•>■ 954 

Mahoney, John J., Councilman, Ward 15. 

quullfted : page 1 

appointed: committee on finance, hospital department, street depart- 
ment, Fourth of July c 135, 136; committee on playground, ward 23 
c 165; committee on marsh lands, ward 15 c 294; committee on munic- 
ipal ownership of street railways c 367; committee on strandway 
c 4951 committee on investigation of disaster at Marine park, Farragut 
day c 6S0 

orders offered : testimony in Atwood-Peabody case c 21 ; condition 
ol Swett St. c 10S; Swett-st. loan for improvements c 108; cars on Swett 
si. c 129; nuisance, ward 15 c 164; completion of strandway c 199; 
sidewalk assessments c 199; leave of absence to employees in case of 
death c 309; marsh lands, ward 15 c 3SS; school •requirements c 441; 
Glover St. extension C526; Atlantic-st. extension c 526; parkway across 
-South bay c 587; loan tor sewer outlets, South Boston c 851 



Mahoney, John J., Councilman, Ward 15, coutinued. 

remarks : testimony in Peabody-Atwood case c 21, 22: school require- 
ments c 441, 442; loan for school improvements C516, 51S; death of ex- 
Governor Russell c 713; loan for sewer outlets, South Boston c 851; 
loan order c SSo; loan of $536,000 c S86; gymnasium, South Boston 
c 996, 1047; closing remarks, thanks to president c 1055 

Mahoney, John Joseph, Alderman. 

qualified : page 1 

appointed : historic locations in Charlestown a 30; committee on elec- 
tric wires, licenses, streets and sewers a 36; committee on paving divi- 
sion, bridge division, sanitary division, ferry division, inspector of" 
prisons, appropriations a 36; committee on electric wires, licenses, 
streets anil sewers, bridge division, ferry division, paving division, 
sanitary division, inspection of prisons, appropriations, auditing de- 
partment, building department, clerk of committees department, election 
department, fire department, health department, overseeing of the poor 
department, police department, printing department, public grounds de- 
partment, schools and school-houses, street laying-out department, water 
department, Fourth of July, Seventeenth of June, mayor's address, new 
bridge to Kverett a 87,8s; committee on disposition of offal a 123; com- 
mittee on celebration of Labor Day a 176 

orders offered : resuming of unfinished business of last city council 
a 9; use of streets, ordinance relative to a 34; plumbing report a 37; 
Warren ave, electric light a 55; Charlestown cars a 122; Charlestown 
sewers to connect with Metropolitan system a 122; Hull St., laying-out 
a 122; removal of sewer a 207; examination of funds a 233; new Cross- 
8t. school-house a 233; playground, ward 3 a 233; all-night car to South 
Boston a 25S; High St., widening a 258; removal trees, Harvard St., 
Charlestown a 31S; Kearsarge Naval veteran Association, use of Fan- 
euil Hall a 318; removal of tree, Main St. a 344; restrictions in contracts 
a 377, 37S; street department picnic a 378; handball court, Charlestown 
playground a 401; Everett St., bridge a 425; repairs on bridges a 452 ; 
John Boyle O'Reilly statue a 478; pole, Brighton ave. a 574; baths in 
Moulton- st. school-house a 574; American Railway Union parade a 574; 
subway employees a 574; removal of lamp-post, Lincoln pi. a 574; June 
17th parade a 574, 575 ; trimming tree, Bartlett and Trenton sts. a 61 1 ; 
John Boyle O'Reilly memorial a 627; trimming-tree, Lexington st. 
a 62S; more time for work of West ftoxbury and Roslindale Street 
Railway Co. a 666; trimming tree, Union St., Charlestown a 6S9; bells 
to be lolled for one hour at time of appointment for funeral of Win. 
Russell a 711; closing of streets during parade on Labor Day a 740, 
741 ; hours of transit employees a 751 ; removal trees, Monument and 
Bunker Hill sts., Bunker Hill St., and Jackson and Bunker Hill sts. a 
751 ; sewer, St. Martin st. a 769; union printing for city a 7S6, 7S7; loan 
of $23,000 for street department, sewer division a S13 ; loan for sewer 
connections a S36; civil engineers, building department a 836; sewer 
connections, Charlestown, loan for a 869; label to be attached to city 
printing a S74 ; trimming of tree, Union st. a 891; West End Street 
Railway Co., transfer station a S91 ; transfer to Beacbam st. a 901 ; 
transfer, stone steps, Mead st. a 901; transfer station, Charlestown 
a 925 ; arbitration for railway companies and employees a 1062 

remarks: use of streets a 34, 35 ; laying out Hull St. a 122; cornice, cor. 
Tremont and Beacon sts. a 142, 143; death of Frederic T. Greenhalge 
a 243; appointment of new deputy sealers a 283; transfer station, 
Charlestown a 2S6; Southern union passenger station a 345; claim 
of Annie O'Brien a 373; restrictions on contracts a 37S; gates 
on open cars a 4S2; stable, Benedict st. a 528; free public baths a 571, 
572; assignment a 576; Consumptives' Home a 602, 603, 6S4 ; investi- 
gation of fire department a 731; street department loan a 757, 75S; 
rifle-range site a S09; sewer connections, East Boston aSio, 811; loan 
for sewer division a S13; loan for sewer connections a837-S40; revo- 
cation of bay-window permit, Poplar st. a 866; loan for sewer connec- 
tions, Charlestown a 870-S72; loan for sewer construction a S74; hearings 
on Consumptives' 1 1 nine a 894; transfer station, Charlestown sq. a 916, 
925; bay-window, Norway st. a 923; smoking cars, West End Street 
Railway a 951, 952; tracks of West Roxbury and Roslindale Street 
Railway Co. a 965; fire patrol a 1027; building, Quincy St., Consump- 
tives' Home a 1028, 1033; municipal ownership of West End Street 
Railway a 1031 ; closing proceedings a 1073 

Mahoney, William. 

bay-window, Moulton St., petition and order for hearing a 52-hearing 
a S3-granted a 142; bay-windows, Walnut St., Charlestown, petition 
and order for hearing a 473-hearing a 496-granted a 505 

Mahoney, William E., Councilman, Ward 4. 

qualified : page 1 

appointed: committee on city clerk department, election department, 
police department, new bridge to Everett c 135, 136; committee on col- 
lection of ashes c 165; Patriots' Day c 312; sanitary condition of wards 
3, 4, and 5 C536; committee on Robinson eulogy c 367; committee on 
investigation uf disaster at Marine park, Farragut Day c "So 

orders offered: new bridge to Everett c Si; approval of park loan 
c 440, 441 

remark : claim of Annie O'Brien c 369 

Mahony, James T., Jr., Councilman, Ward 13. 

qualified : page 1 

appointed : committee on engineering department, inspection of 
vessels and ballast c 135, 136; committee on D-st. nuisance c 294 ; com- 
mittee on ferry between South Boston and East Boston c 415; com- 
mittee to receive victorious athletes c 405 



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Mahony, James T., Jr., Councilman, Ward 13, continued. 

orders offered : skating on Commonwealth park c 25 ; Sunday con- 
certs, Castle Islamic. 15; Fourth of July celebration in South Boston 
C45; extra pay, night watchman c lor ; gymnasium, ward 13 c 164; seats 
in ward-room, ward 1,; c 309; opening of drawbridges, South Boston 
C309; electric light, D st. c 309; condition of Bigelow School c 337; 
ferry, South Boston to East Boston c 369, 494; sanitary condition of 
Chinatown c 369; repairs on council chamber c 396; Commonwealth 
park gymnasium c 396; reception to B. A. A. athletes, distinguished 
guests C40S; further time for committee on ferry from South to East 
Boston c 592; lease of subway c SS2 

remarks: gymnasium, South Boston c 5S9; loan for sewer division 
CS47; gymnasium, South Boston c 995, gofi, 1047 

Maier, John A., Jr., Councilman, Ward 23. 

qualified : page 1 

appointed : committee on laying-out department, treasury department, 

water department c 136; committee on Stony brook c 200; committee on 

D-st. nuisance c 29+ 
orders offered: watering-trough, ward 23 c 361; Florence St., laying 

out c 371; Spring lane, acceptance c 361; Adelaide St., improvement 

C40S; widening South St. c 705 ; Adelaide St., macadamizing c S6i, S62 

Main street. 

building: B. F. Wild & Co., petition to erect a 564-granted c 645, 646 
a 662 

Claims : Joseph P. Hawkins, petition that balance remaining from tax 
sale of estate be paid to Benj. D. Wood a 139-granted c 5S3 a 598 

improvements : Geo. H. Gammans et als., petition that street be put 
in order for travel a 84-report, no action necessary, accepted a 742 

repaying: order that the superintendent of streets, through the mayor, 
be requested to report estimates of cost of repaying, from Thompson to 
City sqs., referred to the mayor c 436; communication from the mayor 
transmitting communication from superintendent of streets relative to, 
referred to committee on finance c 54S 

sign : Mrs. Fanny Davis, petition a 564-granted a 73S 

transparency : James F. Brock, petition a 805-granted a 815 

tree : order to remove tree in front of estate of Walter Nash, referred to 
superintendent of public grounds a 344-report, referred to committee 
on streets and sewers a 377 ; order that superintendent of public grounds 
be requested to remove tree in front of estate of Walter Nash, referred 
to committee on streets and sewers a 452; J. R. Armstrong, petition to 
box a S65~granted a S76-communicalion from the mayor vetoing permit, 
veto sustained a 900 

Main and Middlesex streets. 

transparency : Thomas F. Reynolds, petition a goi-granted a 915 

Mair, Charlotte L. 

petition to remove tree, Centre st. a 596-granted a 663 

Malaguti, Charles D. 

petition, license to run barges a 902-granted a 910 

Maiden street. 

poles : New England Telephone and Telegraph Company, petition to 
erect and remove a 942-order for hearing a 945-hearing a 949-granted 
. a 954 
sewer : John Reed et a/., petition a 497-granted a 742 

Malone & Strang. 

petition to be reimbursed for loss sustained by them on account of an 
alleged contract with the Boston Water Board at Basin 5 a 625 

Maloney, Michael J. 

notice of resignation as constable a 727 

Maloof, Salch, & Co. 

petition, sign, Washington St. a 251-granted a 2SS 

Mandell, Charles M. 

petition, compensation for injuries to horse and damages to harness and 
wagon a 729-refused a 907 c 92S 

Manley, Leo L. 

petition, sign, Alden st. a 1027-granted a 1034 

Mansfield & Magee. 

order that amusement license granted the Grand Opera House for the 
season be transfered to Charles P. Elliott, referred to committee on 
licenses a 174 

Mansur street. 

sidewalk : Patrick Glennon, refused a 429 

Maple avenue, Brighton. 

bay-window : Timothy Sullivan, petition and order for hearing a 53S- 
hearing a 562, 563 

Maple street, Roxbury. 

sidewalk : Emma L. Philbrook, report, no action necessary a 429 
Maps of the City. (See Printing Department.) 



Marble, Freestone, and Soapstone, Surveyors of. 

Wm. H. Bayley and Wm. H. Cary, appointed a 371-confirmed a 399 

Marcella street. 

lamp : Patrick Waldon el als,, petition a S30 

signs : Leopold Tempelhof, petition a 919-granted a 923 

trees : John Keogh, petition to remove a 777 

Marcella and Thornton streets. 

sidewalk : Joseph Tondorf, petition a 39S-granted a 403 

Marginal street. 

building : J. H. Long, petition to erect a So4~granted c 103S a 1059 

lamp : Charles Parelson, petition a 497-^ranted a 505 

sidewalk : John Nelson, petition a So5-granted a8i2 

sign : Gabriel S. Maria, petition to attach to pole a 421-refused a 73S 

Maria, Gabriel S. 

petition to attach sign to pole, Marginal st. a 421-refused a 738 

Marine Park. 

bathing: see Park Department 

Marine Park and Castle Island. 

ferry : Boston Public Parks Boat Service, petition, license to establish 
and keep a ferry and receive pay therefor a 421-report, with order,, 
accepted, passed a 430 

Marion Athletic Club 

petition, license, sparring exhibition a 13 

Marion street. 

stable : Thomas Trainor, petition and order for hearing a 732-hearing 
a 762-granted a 770 

Marion street, Charlestown. 

bay-windows : Daniel Leary, petition and order for hearing a 905- 

hearing a 9iS-granted a 923 
building : A. M. Richards, petition to move a SS8-granted a 96S 

Market Department. 

committee : appointed a S7, S9 c 136 

committee on markets : appointed a 36 

superintendent : George E. McKay, appointed a 251-confirmed a 316 

condition of Faneuil Hall and Qaiincy markets : order that 

the committee on markets be requested to report as to the sanitary con. 

dition of markets, referred to committee on market department c 30S 
Faneuil Hall market, improvements : see Faneuil Hall market 
faneviil Hall market, safety of : order that the committee on 

markets inquire into, and report upon the construction and safety of 

market for public market purposes, referred to committee on markets 

C312 

Market street, Brighton. 

bay-windows : John J. Havacan, petition and order for hearing a 567- 
hearing a 596-granted a 610 

Market street and Western avenue. 

poles : New England Telephone & Telegraph Company, petition to 

erect a 564- order for hearing a 57S-hearing a 596-granted a 62S 
tracks : see West End Street Railway Company 

Marlboro' street and Massachusetts avenue. 

sidewalk: W. B. Thomas, petition a 565-granted a 577; W.B.Thomas, 
petition a 765-granted a 771, 772 

Marley, James F. 

bay-windows. Bower St., petition and order for hearing a 6S7-hearing a 
72S; bay-windows, Bower St., petition and order for hearing a 905-hear- 
ing a 9iS-granted a 923 

Marselli, Michele, et ah. 

bay-windows, Thacher St., petition and order for hearing a 732-hearing a 
749-refused a S15; bay-windows, Endicott St., petition and order for 
hearing a S6S-hearing~a SS7-granted a 945; bay-window, Thacher St., 
' petition and order for hearing a S6S-hearing a SS7-granted a 945 

Marsh, W. W. 

order that superintendent of public grounds be authorized to hire vacant 
lot of land on Everett st., Brighton, to be used as a playground etc., 
passed a 404 c 407 

Marshall, Ernest C. 

notice of appointment as Institutions commissioner a 900 

Marshfield street. 

electric light : order that the superintendent of lamps place light, 

cor. Cottage terrace, referred to the mayor c 337 
sidewalk : A. D. Gould, refused a 42S 



Marston, R. 

quadruplex recorder to clock post, Brattle St., 

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MAYERS 



Martin, James 

petition, sign, Hanover St. a 728-granted a 738 

Martin, John J. 

petition, license to run barges a 530-granted a 53S 

Mascot avenue. 

stable: Frank H. Pulsifer, petition and order for hearing a 765-hearing, 
given leave to withdraw a 7S5 ; Frank 1'. Mayberry, petition and order 
for hearing a 951-hearing a 1004-granled a 1007 

Mason street. 

vault under sidewalk : order that the time for completing work ot 
constructing vault, as authorized by a permit to George G. Hall, be 
extended, passed a S6 

Mason and other streets. 

arc lights : Edison Electric Illuminating Co., petition a 2So-granted a 

2SS 

Massachusetts avenue. 

barber-pole : Augustus D. Benway, petition a 1027-granted a 1034 

building : John Cavanagh & Son, petition to move a 315-granted a 347 ; 
W. J. Sullivan, petition to erect a go 1 -granted a 924 C929 

construe) ion : order that the committee on finance be requested to pro- 
vide the sum of $20,000 for, referred to committee on finance a 86 

fencing of park : order that the committee on public grounds report 
an estimate of the expense required to enclose with an iron fence not 
over three and one-half feet in height, the playgrounds from Albany st. 
to Columbus avc, referred to committee on public grounds c 464 

pipe under sidewalk : J. M. Meredith, petition a 902-granted a 912 

sewer: Lawrence J. O'Toole et ah., petition 11 865 

Massachusetts avenue and Boylston street. 

areas in sidewalk : J. J. Storrow, trustee, petition to construct a 950- 

granted a 955 
guy-ropes : Jlolbrook, Cabot & Daly, petition to stretch a i02$-granted 

a 1034 

Massachusetts avenue and Dundee street. 

areas : Meyer & White, petition to construct a 830-granted a S35, S36 

Massachusetts avenue and Norway street. 

excavation of cellar : Whidden & Co., petition a 749-granted a 7S1 

Massachusetts avenue and Tremont street. 

buy-window: Albert Geiger, petition and order for hearing a 951- 
hearing a 964-granted a 967 

Massachusetts Biennial Association. 

petition, use of Faneuil Hall a 8SS-granted a S96 

Massachusetts Electric Lighting Association. 

resolve and order, relative to communication from excecutive committee 
requesting the members of, the board of aldermen to protest against the 
passage by the legislature of house bill no. 1 225, a bill providing for the 
incorporation of the Massachusetts Pipe Line Co., that in the opinion 
of members of board of aldermen, any legislation that wili afford relief 
to the public should receive the indorsement of the board, and that bill 
now under consideration ought to pass, discussed a 450, 452-passed a 
452 

Massachusetts Historical Society Building. 

communication from the mayor transmitting a loan order providing for 
the purchase by the city of the building now owned by said society, 
adjoining the Old Probate building on Court sq., and recommending its 
early passage a 117, 118-ordered printed, and referred to committee on 
finance a 1 18; order for loan of $200,000 for the purchase and fitting up 
of building, etc., referred to committee on finance a 1 iS; communication 
from the mayor recommending the puichase by the city, for use as 
department offices, the building now owned by the Massachusetts His- 
torical Society, on Tremont St.; order that the street commissioners be 
authorized to purchase the parcel of land and building, and that the 
superintendent of public buildings be authorized to increase height of 
building and prepare same lor offices, etc., referred to committee on 
Streets and sewers a 594-report, with order, accepted, passed a 613, 614; 
first order passed, second and third referred to committee on finance 
c 616, 617; communication from the mayor recommending order for 
loan of $25,000 to be put toward the purchase of building, discussed 
a 1024, 1025-passed a 1025-assigned c 1036-taken up, passed c 1049 

Massachusetts Homeopathic Hospital. 

petition to be granted certain land on north-easterly side of Stoughton st- 
a 1 ly-rcport with order, accepted, passed a 206, discussed c 212, 213- 
assigncd c 213-taken up, discussed c 272, 273, accepted, order passed c 273 

Massachusetts Horticultural Society. 

petition to decorate their building on Tremont st. and suspend banner 
across Bosworth st. a 280-refnsed a 345 

Massachusetts Institute Technology et ah. 

petition, electric light, Clarendon St. a 49 



Massachusetts Pipe .Line Bill. {See .Legislative Matters.) 
Masten & Wells Fireworks Manufacturing Company. 

petition, poles with flags, Hawley St. a 72S-refused 3923 

Master Builders' Association. 

petition for a suspension of the standing regulations so as to allow teams 
to stand on Devonshire and Federal sts. a 2q 

Master Teamsters' Association. 

petition that section 6 of Revised Regulations of 1892, prohibiting the 
loading of teams with more than three tons be repealed a 655-report, 
with regulation relative to, accepted, passed a 737, 73S; petition of 
executive committee, that action be delayed on the matter of the pur- 
chase of the Rowe's Wharf property until the report of the Dock Com- 
mission is presented to the Legislature a 919-placed on file a 1067 

Masterson, Bridget. 

petition, compensation for personal injuries a S3 

Mather School, South Boston. {See School Department.) 
Mather street, Dorchester. 

lamp : L. A. Stubhs et ah., petition a 785 

Matthews, Lucy J. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries c 294-refused a 627, 628-assigned 
c 635-taken up, accepted c 716 

Matz, A. H, & Co. 

petition, removal tree, Columbus ave. a 729-granted a S06 

Maverick Land Company. 

petition that the box sewers crossing its fiats in East Boston be discon- 
tinued a 730-report, no action necessary, accepted a S92 

Maverick square. 

asphalting: order that the committee on finance be requested to pro- 
vide in its first loan bill a sum of money sufficient to pay for the asphalt- 
ing, referred to committee on finance c 436 

bay-windows : Benjamin Piscopo, petition and order for hearing 
a 765-heariug a 776-granted a 896 

Maverick-sq. park. 

fencing: order that the committee on finance include in the next ap- 
propriation bill a sum sufficient to provide for fencing, referred to com- 
mittee on finance c 525 

Maverick square and street. 

transparency: Ward 2 Democratic committee, petition a 763-granted 
a 772 

Maverick sq. and Sumner st. 

tree : order to remove tree in front of estate of J. H. Marshall, etc., 
passed a 815 

Maverick street. 

liny- windows : Giovanni Bellizia, petition and order for hearing a 499- 

hearing a 52S 
building : John Soley, petition to move a 730-granted a 743 
catch-basins : order to locate certain number between Orleans and 

Jeffries sts. passed a 896 
resurfacing: order that the superintendent of streets be requested to 

cause street to be resurfaced from Orleans st. to Jeffries St., etc., passed 

aS36 
sidewalk : report, no action necessary, accepted a 403 

Maverick and Bremen streets. 

city building: see Public Buildings Department 

Maverick and Central squares. 

iron fence : order that the superintendent of public buildings be re- 
quested to place and maintain an iron fence around squares, referred to 
committee on public grounds a 151 

Maverick and Cottage streets. 

sidewalk : Win. F. Schrumph, petition a 730-granted a 741 

Maxwell street. 

lamps : John J. Moran et ah., petition a SSS 

May, Theresa T. 

petition to be paid for fowls killed by dogs a 942-granted a 990 

Mayberry, Frank P. 

stable, Mascot ave., petition and order for hearing a95i-hearing a 1004- 
granted a 1007 

Mayers, Robert R. 

petition to be paid the full amount of bill for the erection of a school- 



house in the Emerson district a 529-refused a 891 c 928 



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MAYOR 



Mayfield street. 

construction : order that the committee on finance be reguested to pro- 
\ ide the sum ol $10,000 tor the laying out and construction, referred to 
committee on finance a S6 

-icl< walk : ]•:. F. Hernen, petition a 76^-granted a 772; Mary E. Gib- 
I in, petition a 77S-granted a 7S0 

Maynard & Duncan, 
petition, sign, Cornhill a 139-granted a 174 

Mayo, Thomas. 

petition, For sale of petroleum, granted by board of aldermen a 449 

Mayo and Castle streets. 
lamp : John W. Wheelwright el als., petition a 447 

Mayor, The 

mayor: Josiah Quiney, oaths of office administered, page 1; inaugural 

address, pages ->-S 
borrowing capacity of city : see Finance 
inaugural address : order that the mayor be requested to furnish the 

City Council with a copy of address for publication, passed ao. c 19; order 

that a special committee be appointed to consider and report what dispo- 
sition shall he made of the several topics of the inaugural address, passed 

age 19; committee appointed c 4S a 88 c 136; report, accepted, orders 

passed c 134, a 140, 14] 
naval vessels, June ITtU: order that the mayor be requested to ask 

the secretary of the navy to direct that some of the United States naval 

vessels, particularly the " Massachusetts," be ordered to Boston June 

17th, passed a 577-indefinitely postponed c 580, sSi-placed on file a 597 
messages, communications, and vetoes : {Arranged numeri- 
cally.) 

lepairs on school buildings c 3S 

ladder-house, Myrtle St. c 39 

appointment of water commissioner a 49 

Xorthamptonst., sewer c 60 

Fellows-st. sewer c 60, 61 

smoke from gas plant, North End c 61 

lunch-wagon stands, veto a S2 

boxing tree, veto a 82 

iron post on Boylston St., veto a 82 

committee to visit Washington a S2, 83 

fire protection in Aberdeen a 83 

report concerning plumbing a S3 

suspension of men, street department c 91 

engine company, Charlestown c 92 

Madison park flag-staff c 92 

Fellows-st. playground c 92 

legal services, transit commission a 113 

appropriation bill a 1 14-1 17 

purchase of Massachusetts Historical Society Building a 117, 11S 

additional fire service, ward 22 c 125 

furnishings, Long Island c 126 

electric light, Wood Island park c 126 

Hills, Gand H sts. c 126 

playground and school-site, North End c 126, 127 

stand at Old Court-House, veto a 138 

Charlestown connection, intercepting sewer a 138 

new ladder and engine houses a 13S 

new statue of Colonel Cass a 13S 

removal of ash-barrels c 152 

fire-apparatus in ward 24 c 152 

ladder-house at Grove Hall c 152 

playground, North End c 152, 153 

sewer in Leeds st. a 167 

flooding Commonwealth park a 167 

gymnasium on Commonwealth park c 17S 

extension Pontine St. c 178 

Stetson court, cost of extension c 178 

improvement of Charles river c 17S 

"ward-room, ward 19 c 17S 

fire department, training school, and veterinary hospital a 202 

flag-staffs on parks c 202 

measurers of grain a 202 

footbridge, Greenwich park c 210 

cost of Dedham-st. paving c 210 

flag-pole in Monmouth sq. c 210 

improvements in Swett St. c 210 

drinking-fountain, Castle sq. c 210 

macadamizing, Hammett St., etc. c 210 

transfer of Battery A a 228 

asphalting, Tennyson, Fayette, and Melrose sts. a 228 

death of Governor Frederick T. Greenhalge a 241 

special meeting a 249 

report on plumbing a 250 

■watering-trough, Montgomery sq. a 250 

projection of signs, veto a 250 

cellar below grade, veto a 250 

lettered awning, veto a 250 

Meridian-st. bridge, draw c 261 

winter baths, Wood Island park c 261 

borrowing capacity of the city a 276 

cost of street improvements a 276 

height of Tremont building a 276 

Southern Union passenger station a 277-279 



Mayor, The, continued. 

death of Councilman Timothy J. Butler, special meeting c 290 

sanitation and ventilation of school-houses c 294 

Ward St., macadamizing c 294 

Island St., macadamizing c 294 

deputy sealers a 313 

loan for school-house improvements a 313, 314 

street improvement estimates c 321 

execution of court, deficit a 341 

appointment of assessors a 341 

poles on Blue Hill avenue, veto a 370 

street improvements, estimates a 37c 

shelf on Broadway a 370 

jurisdiction over transit commission c 3S4 

street improvements, estimates c 384 

eulogies, veto c 384 

new bridge to Charlestown c 3S4 

South End branch library c 352 

new registration c 352 

estimates of street improvements c 352 

permit, cellar below grade, Albany St., veto a 397 

appointment of constables a 397 

bay-windows, North St., veto a 397 

watering-trough, ward 23 c 406 

estimates of street improvements c 406 

widening, Harrison ave., deficit c 406 

park fund, deficit c 406 

special meeting a 417 

apppointment of trustees of Mount Hope cemetery a 417 

asphalt pavement, Rutherford ave. a 41S 

report on bathhouses a 41S, 419 

Chelsea St., widening c 431 

Cambridge St., widening c 431 

Green St., widening C431 

Gerard St., paving c 431 

safety of school buildings, as to fires c 431 

Homoeophathic treatment at hospital a 445 

stable, Bigelow St., veto a 445 

dangerous telegraph poles, Albany and Hampden sts. and Blue Hill 

ave. a 445 
opening ot drawbridges c 455 
crossing at Cottage-st. bridge c 455 
school-houses in Brighton a 470 
fire badges for aldermen a 470 
buildings near parks a 470 
repairs on bridge a 471 
sign, Howard St., veto a 471 
estimates of street improvements c 4S6 
rates of speed of bicycles c 4S6 
sanitation of school-houses c 486 
payment of laborers by contractors c 507 
firemen's memorial day a 527 
sanitation of school-houses a 527 
special meeting called c 544 
street improvements, estimated cost, Main St., Charlestown Harvard 

st. and Ashley ave., East Boston c 54S 
garbage on House of Correction beach c 54S 
ornamental lantern, Tremont St., veto a 562 
acceptance of Randidge bequest a 562 
Fourth of July celebration a 562 
fire department appointments c 579 

Massachusetts Historical Building, purchase of a 594 , 

nuisance on East Boston flats a 594 
loan for Union Station a 594, 595 
non-resident transit employees a 595 
watering-trough, Dorchester c 615 
footbridge, Wood Island park c 015 
improvement of streets c 615 
Concord St., sewer c 615 
playground, South Boston a 624 
acceptance of Stony brook act a 624 
bicycle path in park system c 634 
entrance Genesee-st. school c 635 
appropriation for street department c 635 
observation department for insane a 654 
stand at old court-house, veto a 654 
illuminated druggist's mortar, veto a 654 
school-yards for playgrounds c 669 
sale of old material, water department c 669 
estimates of street widenings c 669 
improvement. Summer St. c 669 
cost of widening South st., West Roxbury, and extending Willow park 

c 670 
street and ward signs c 670 
fire departmekt, black shirts c 670 
abolition of Cullis Consumptives' home, veto a 6S1 
blasting permits, veto a 6S1 
weighers of coal a 6S1 
annual report on plumbing a 6S1 
extension Vernon st. a 6S2 

widening Essex and Lincoln sts., deficit in appropriation a 6S2 
purchase of reference books a 6S2 
reconstruction of ferry drops a 6S2 
cost of laying out Calumut st. a 6S2 
base-ball at Franklin park c 692 
death of ex Governor Wm. E. Russell a 70S 
druggist's mortar sign, veto a 725 
loan to complete armories a 725 



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Mayor, The, continued. 

addition to Quincy St., Consumptives' Home a 725, 726 

abolition of Kast Boston grade crossing a 727 

resignation ot constable a 726 

permits to open streets a 727 

nuisance on Moore St. a 727 

proposed ward-room for ward 19 a 727, 72S 

loan for street department ($257,000) a 747 

Moore-st., nuisance a 74S 

nine-hour law, transit commission a 762 

projection of flag, veto a 762 

projection of box, North Bennet St. veto a 762 

appointment of constable a 774 

consumptives' hospitals a 774 

clock on post, Park sq., veto a 775 

illuminated sign, Temple pi., veto a 775 

Wait St., cost of widening a 775 

widening Bennington and Walley sts. a 775 

loan for new registration a 775, 776 

clock on post, Washington St., veto a 7S4 

illuminated druggist's mortar, Dorchester ave. and Park st. a 784 

Fire Department investigation, veto C791, 792 

excavation of cellar, veto a 804 

public playground, Neponscta 804 

Pneumatic tube order a S2S, 947, 94S 

cost of widening Perkinsst.S29 

Park department revenue a S29 

appointment of superintendent of public grounds a Snj 

loan for extension of armories a S03 

loan for Stony brook work a S63 

street loan to be for ten years a 863, S64 

cost of paving Andrew sq. c S52 

insulation of electric wires c 852 

public library legacy c S97 

sign at 22 Bedford St., veto a 900 

boxes around tree, vetoes a 900 

appointment of institutions commissioner a 900 

transfers in ward 4 a 900, 901 

loan bill ($536,000), veto of certain items C917 

transfer ot police boat " Protector" a 918 

power ot harbor-master c 927 

Marine park at Jeffries point c 927 

selection of a rifle range a 941 

sign, 6 State St., veto a 947 

sign, 32 Court St., veto a 947 

South Boston gymnasium a 947 

plans of First bath house a 948, 949 

school- house site, Thorndike and Reed sts. c 957 

sign, Avery St., veto a 962 

signs, Broadway, veto a 962 

regulations concerning speedway a 962 

new fire-boat hull a 962 

money for school committee a 963 

estimate for better care of trees a 963 

appointment of constable a 963 

veto of sign permits a 963 

bay-window, Minden St., veto a 9S3 

bay-windows, Dudley St., veto a 983 

sign, Blue Hill ave., veto a 983 

Blue Hill ave., speedway 3983 

appointment of weigher of coal a 984 

withdrawal of nomination for constable a 984 

additional loan for election expenses a 9S4 

construction of Commonwealth ave. a 984 

call for meeting a 970 

extension of West Roxbury low-level sewer a 970 

sign, Province St., veto a 970 

clock, Washington st., veto a 970 

veto, sign permits a 970, 971 

grading yard of Gibson Grammar School 8971 

new light-draft fire-boat a 9S5 

veterinary hospital, fire dept. a 9S5 

money to pay school teachers C991 

no skating at North End park c 991 

pipe line tire service, East Boston c 991 

duties of harbor master c 991 

death of ex-Mayor Henry L. Pierce a 1001, 1002 

loan for electric lighting, Deer Island a 1024 

purchase of Massachuseits Historical Society building a 1024 

transparencies, vetoes a 1025 

fire patrol a 1025 

clock, Christchurch c 1036 

projection of sign, veto a 1069 
appointments : 

Babson, Thomas M., appointed city solicitor a 418-assigned a 449- 
taken up, discussed a 474, 475-confirmed a 475 

Bailey, Andrew J. : appointed corporation counsel a 418-assigned 
a 449-taken up, confirmed a 474 

Bkackett, J. Albert: appointed trustee of Mt. Hope cemetery a 417- 
confirmed a 423 

Bromwich, Charles M. : appointed trustee of Mt. Hope cemetery 
a 417-confirmed a 423 

Bkophy, Thomas F. : appointed deputy sealer of weights and meas- 
ures a 251-confirmed a 316, 317 

Burnham, Lamont G.: appointed member of board of trustees of Bos- 
ton City Hospital a 970-coniirmed a 987 

Caddigan, John J., et als.: appointed assistant weighers and inspec- 
tors of vessels and ballast a 370-confirmed a 399 



Mayor, The, conti?iued. 

Campbell, Isaac T. : appointed overseer of the poor a 418-confirmed 
3448 

Collamore, John H. : appointed trustee of Mt. Hope cemetery a 417- 
confirmed a 423 

Comins, George A. : appointed member of board of assessors a 341- 
confirmed a 377 

Crowley, 'Jeremiah ].: appointed deputy sealer of weights and 
measure a 251-confirmed a 316, 317 

Cunningham, Henry V. : appointed overseer of the poor a 4iS-con- 
firmed a 44S 

Dodge, James H. : appointed city auditor a 250-confirmed a 316 

Donovan, James : appointed superintendent of lamps a 7S4-confirmcd 
a 806 

Doogue, William : appointed superintendent of public grounds aS63- 
confinned a 8S9 

Duncklee, Joshua: appointed member of board of assessors a 341- 
confirmed a 377 

Durgin, Samuel H.: appointed member of board of health a 418- 
confirmed a 44S, 449 

Dwyer, Michael J.: appointed trustee of City Hospital a 370-con- 
firmed a 399 

Fallon, Wm. C. : appointed deputy sealer of weights and measures 
a 313-confirmed a 341 

Fallon, Wm. J.: appointed trustee of Mt. Hope cemetery a 417-con- 
firmed a 423 

Flood, Thomas W. : appointed commissioner of wires a 49- confirmed 
a 85 

Golding, John : appointed deputy sealer of weights and measures 
a 313-confirmed a 341 

Higqins, John J. : appointed deputy sealer of weights and measures 
a 251-confirmed a 316, 317 

Jackson, William : appointed city engineer a 4iS-confirmed a 449 

Kenny, John: appointed chief weigher and inspector of vessels and 
ballast a 370-confirmed a 399 

Logue, Charles: appointed overseer of the poor a 418-confirmed 
a 44S 

Marshall, Ernest C: notice of appointment as institutions com- 
missioner a 900 

McKay, George E. : appointed superintendent of markets a 251-con- 
firmed a 316 

Minot, Lawrence: appointed member of board of commissioners of 
sinking-funds a 418-confirmed a 448 

Mintz, Charles: appointed deputy sealer of weights and measures 
a 251-confirmed a 316, 317 

Morse, Jacob: appointed trustee of Mt. Hope cemetery a 417-con- 
firmed a 423 

Moynihan, Daniel J. : appointed deputy sealer of weights and meas- 
ures a 251-confirmed a 316, 317 

Murphy, John J. : appointed member of board of assessors a 341-con- 
firmed a 377 

Rosno-sky, Raphael : appointed deputy sealer of weights and measures 
a 251-confirmed a 316, 317 

Rueter, Conrad J . : appointed trustee of City Hospital a 49-confirmed 
a Ss „ 

Stratton, Charles E.: appointed member of board of park com- 
missioners a 4iS-confirmed a 449 

Stuart, Frederick W. : appointed member of board of overseers of 
the poor a 970-confirmed a 9S7 

Sullivan, Daniel P. : appointed deputy sealer of weights and meas- 
ures a 251-confirmed a 316 

Sullivan, John H.: appointed member of board of commissioners of 
sinking-funds a 4iS-confirmed a 44S 

Taylor, Nathaniel : appointed city collector a 250-confirmed a 316 

Thorndike, Rachel E. S.: appointed overseer of the poor a 418- 
confirmed a 44S 

Tokndorf, Joseph, Jr.: appointed sealer of weights and measures 
department a 251-confirmed a 316 

Turner, Edwin J. : appointed deputy sealer of weights and measures 
a 251-confirmed a 316, 317 

Turner, Alfred T.: appointed city treasurer a 250-confirmed a 316 

Van Derlip, Willard C. : appointed trustee of Mt. Hope Cemetery 
a 949-confirmed a 965 

Walker, Francis A. : appointed member of board of trustees of pub- 
lic library a 4iS-confirmed a 448 

Wells, Benjamin W. : appointed superintendent of streets a 82-con- 
firmed a 120 

Whalen, Thomas A.: appointed superintendent of printing a 594- 
eonfirmed a 626 

Whitmore, Wm. H. : appointed city registrar a 251-confirmed a 316 

Maywood street. 

areas : Crowther & Kaufman, petition to construct a 950-granled a 955 

bay-windows : Lewis P. Kaufman et als., petition and order for 
hearing a 317-henring a 341-granted a 477 

crosswalks : order that the superintendent of streets be requested 
to complete the work of paving crosswalks, referred to the mayor 
c 590 

crosswalks and gutters : order that the superintendent of streets 
lie instructed to pave gutters and lay crosswalks, etc., referred to the 
mayor c S62 

edgestoncs : ordered a 36 

sidewalk : order that order levying an assessment against estates of 
Margaret F. Carroll et als., be rescinded and reassessed, referred to 
committee on streets and sewers a 2S6-report, accepted, order passed 
a 2S7; order that so much of order of assessment passed January 19, 
levying an assessment against estate of Bernard Foley and Henry P. 



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Maywood street, continued. 

Nawn, adms., be rescinded and reassessed, referred to committee on 
streets and sewers a 540-report, accepted, order passed a 543; Geo. W. 

[olinson, petition a 730-grantcd a 742; Geo. W. Johnson, petition a S8S- 
g-ranted a 892 

McArthur, Duncan. 

order to pay widow the amount that would have been due at the expira- 
tion of term for which he was appointed as second assistant assessor, 
passed a 6S9 c 693 

McAuliffe, Mary E. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries a 49-refused a S6S c S7S 

McAvena, Ellen, Guardian. 
petition, compensation for injuries and death of Bernard McAvena, late 
an employee of the city c S53 

McBride, Marion A. 

petition to maintain lying-in hospital, Worcester st. a 764-notice from the 
board of health approving same a 77S 

McCabe, Andrew, et ah. 

petition, lamps, Leeds St. a 729 

McCafferty, J. H. 

petition to construct area with coal-hole openings, Harrison ave. a 764- 
granted a 770 

McCann, James. 

petition, lamp, Highland ave. a 9S6 

McCarthy, Daniel. 

petition to be paid balance remaining from tax sale of estate, Rochester 
st. a 2S; petition to be paid balance remaining from tax sale of estate, 
Rochester st. a 1005-granted a 1006 c 100S 

McCarthy, David F., Councilman, Ward 16. 

qualified : page i 

appointed : committee on hospital department, institutions department, 
overseeing of the poor department c 135, 136; Patriots' Day c 312; com- 
mittee on drawbridges C336; committee on playground in new ward 9 
c 406; committee on Minot-st. nuisance c 495 

orders offered : electric light, Dover St., removal of c 339; playground, 
ward 9 c 339, 525 ; entrance to Genesee-st. school c 443 ; Albany St., side- 
walk c 443 

McCarthy, J. J. 

petition, license to exhibit curiosity a 942-granted a 951 

McCarthy, James. 

petition to construct bulkhead, Moulton st. a 2So-granted a 2S7 

McCarthy, James J. 

sidewalk, Dewey and Danube St., petition a 2Si-granted a 3S0 

McCarthy, John D. 

petition, illuminated sign, Avery St. a 942-granted a 945 ; communication 
from the mayor vetoing permit, veto sustained a 962; petition, illumi- 
nated sign, Avery st. a 964-granted a 967; communication from the 
mayor vetoing permit, veto sustained a 970, 971 

McCarthy, John E., Councilman, Ward 4. 

qualified : page i 

appointed: committee on public grounds department, registry depart- 
ment c 136; committee on sewer assessments c 495 

McCarthy, Marshal. 

petition to lay pipe, Havre st. a 421-g ranted a 429 

McCarthy, Mary E., et als. 
petition, lamps, Edwin St. a 777 

McCarthy, P. V. 

edgestones and sidewalk, Danube st., petition a 903-granted a 913 
McCarthy, Sarah E. 

owner of condemned building", Vernon st. : see Vernon st. 

McCarthy, Timothy E., Councilman, Ward 20. 

qualified : page i 

appointed : teller, third division c 17; committee on clerk of committees 
department, fire department c 135; committee on tenement districts 
c 165; committee to attend funeral of councilman Butler c 293; commit- 
tee on South bay c 294; committee on branch hospital, South Boston 
C 4'S 

orders offered: election of clerk of committees c 17; celebration of 
Labor Dayc 20; assistant clerk of the common council c 23; Pontine st., 
extension c 23; Fellows St., playground c 23, 273, 466; holidays for em- 
ployees c 23; celebration of Fourth of July c 23; bath-house, South bay 
c 23; new ward-room, ward 17, Vine-st. church c 23; tenement districts 



McCarthy, Timothy E., Councilman, Ward 20, continued. 
c 10S; expense of board of police c 10S; fire-alarm box, cor. Dudley and 
Langdon sts. c 134; watering-trough, Albany and Swett sts. c 165; 
engine-house, ward 17 c 166; nomination and election of aldermen c 155, 
3*>i, 362; improvement of South bay c 199, 409; number of deputy sealers 
increased c 266; East armory lot, grading c 273; macadamizing Island 
st. c 273; Orchard park extension c 273; sanitary condition of Dearborn 
school c 273; appointment of committee to attend funeral of councilman 
Butler c 293; Boston firemen at London c 409; president's portrait c 
436; ladder-house 12 C466; improvement of fire service C409; amend- 
ment of ordinance, employees attending conventions c 525; nuisance, 
South bay c 525; electric light plant, Deer Island c 592; new school- 
house, Roxbury c 592 ; nuisance, junction of Swett St. and Massachusetts 
ave. c 592; next meeting of the common council c 845; firemen dis- 
charged c 1040 
remarks : Otis st., ordinances relative to closing street c 64, 65; rules 
and orders c 76; Fellows St., playground c 92, 466; police appropriation 
c 131; election and nomination of aldermen c 155, 274, 362,363; joint 
rules c 156; watering-trough, Swett and Albany sts. c 165, 166; play- 

f round for the North end c 1S5; adoption of rule 20 c iqS; number of 
eputy sealers increased 0266,267; land for Homoeopathic Hospital c 
272,273; death of councilman Butler c 291 ; release of land, Salem St., 
Hancock schoolyard c 301, 302; committee meetings c 30S; High school- 
East Boston c 359; sewer outlets, South Boston c 389-392 ; copies of 
bills before the legislature C415; sanitation and ventilation of school, 
houses c 439; reimbursement of firemen c 464, 465; report on Fellows-st. 
sewer c 467; lease of Mutual District Messenger Company c 507; 
Fourth of July celebration c 509; care of square Algonquin and Bradlee 
sts. C5S0; recognition by the chair c 592 ; armories, extension of c 636; 
city employees taking part in politics c 642, 643 ; loan bill c 651 ; investi- 
gation of South Boston disaster c 6S0; loan for $824,000 c 703; lease of 
Old State House c 842; next meeting c S45; loan for sewer division 
CS47-849; loan of $536,000 c S84, SS5; ladder-house, Grove Hall c 960, 
997, 99S; gas leakage c 975; fire-alarm system c 978-980; documents, 
printing of c 981, 9S2; revised ordinances c 1010, 1013, 1015, 1016, 1023, 
1040-1043; electric-light plant, Deer Island c 1050; closing remarks, 
thanks to president c 1055, 1056 

McCarthy, William. 

petition to construct bulkhead, Tremont St. a 764-granted a 770 

McColgan, Michael J., Councilman, Ward 7. 

qualified : page i 

appointed : committee on auditing department, fire department, schools 
and school-houses c 135, 136; committee on special general committee 
c 200; statues of famous soldiers c 312 

orders offered: Medforcl St., electric light c 79; Stillman St., sewer 
c 129, 130; hook and ladder company No. 1 c 26S; land for square, Mer- 
rimac, Portland, and Travers sts. c 311; sanitary condition engine S 
c 369; sanitary condition of Hancock and Cushman school-houses c 369; 
Endicott St., paving c 387; lunch-time, street employees c 3S7 ; sanitary 
condition of engine-house 6 c 437; condition of Eliot school-house 
c 469; lodging-house district, Eastern ave. c 469; watering of streets 
after repairing c 494; condition of school-houses in case of fire c 590; 
paving Endicott st. c SS3 

McDermott, Lawrence H. 

petitions (two) to be paid balance remaining from tax sale of estates 
Evelyn st. a 2S-granted a 209 c 212 

McDermott, Matthew. 

petition for hearing on claim for damages a 472-refused a 62S c 635 

McDevitt, Joseph A. 

petition, compensation for personal injuries a 2S-refused a 943 c 957 

McDonough, John. 

petition, loss of fowls killed by dogs a 421-granted a 733 

McDonough, Martin. 

petition, license, dancing and entertainments, Broadway hall a 971- 
granted a 071 

McDonough, Miles. 

order to allow and pay certain sum on account of injuries received while 
employed by the >treet department, referred to committee on claims 
a S74 

McDougall, Mary J. 

petition, sewer, Burt ave. a 472-granted a Sn 

McDougall, Mary J., et als. 

petition, sewer, Burt ave. a 497 

McDougall, S. J. 

petition to be paid for loss of fowls killed by dogs a 530-granted a 733 

McDowell, Richard W. 

stable, Armandine St., petition and order for_hearing"a 2S4-hearing a 372- 
granted a 3S1 

McEllery, James. 

petition, permit for minor to appear in public a 764-granted a 766 



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Mcelroy 



MEHR 



McElroy, James. 

petition, license for minors to appear in public a So5-granted a S69 

McGee, John. 

petition to project illuminated sign, comer Paris and Sumner sts., granted 
a 612 

McGee, William. 

bay window, cor. Lamartine and Centre sts., petition and order lor hearing 
a S68-hearing a SSy-granted aSo6 

McGettrick, Michael F., et al. 

petition, sewer, Bourke st. a S30 

* 

McGillicuddy, John. 

petition that a hearing be given on his claim for injuries to horse, etc., 
Chestnut Hill ave. c ^-refused a S6S c S7S; petition, license to run 
barges a 530-granted a 53S 

McGowan, M. 

petitioe, removal tree, Whiting St. a S65~granted a 951 

McGuire, Edward H., Councilman, Ward 10. 

qunlifii (I : page i 

appointed : committee on auditing deparlment, clerk of committees 
department, legislative matters c 135, 136; committee on special general 
committee c 200; commitee on South ba}' c 294 

orilt'is (iilii-nl : Ashburton pi., widening c 201 

remarks : election of president c 14; widening, Tremont st. c 69; rules 
ami orders, contingent expenses c 104, 105, 106; question of privilege, 
contingent expenses of Mr. Sears c 131; location of ward-rooms c 1S2; 
playground, North End c 21S, 219; protest against state interference in 
city affairs c 4S9; Fourth of July Celebration C509: loan for school im- 
provements c 5 1 S ; bandstand, North sq. c 5S1 , 58-2; ward-room, ward 
11 c 5S5 ; investigation of ferry division c S59; lease of Old State House 
C932; subway lease c 976; revised ordinances c 1042 ; closing remarks, 
thanks to president c 1654, 1055 

McHale, Martin. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries a $3~refused 3402 c 407 

Mclndoe Brothers. 

petition to project sign, cor. Franklin and Hamilton sts. a 964-granted 

a C/.7 

M climes, Hugh H. 

petition, license for entertainments for season at Marine Park Hall a 49; 
petition, license for entertainments at Marine Park Hall for the season, 
a [67— granted a 175 

Mclntyre, G. W. 

notice of disapproval of petition for license for petroleum a S6-refused 
a 631 

McKay, George E. 

appointed superintendent of markets a 251-confirmcd a 316 

McKenzie, Grace A., et ah. 

petition, lamps, Rosewood St. 3564 

McLachlan, A. S. 

stable, liigelow st. petition and order for hearing a 377-hearinga 420- 
granted a 430; communication from the mayor vetoing permit, referred 
to committee on streets and sewers a 445-report. recommitted a 4S3~re- 
fused a 1067 

McLaughlin, Daniel C. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries a 901 

McLaughlin, Thomas. 

bay-windows, Minden and Schiller sts., petition and order for hearing 
a S6S-hearing a SS7-granted a 967 ; communication from the mayor ve- 
toing permit, veto sustained a 9S3 

McLellan street. 

edgestones and sidewalk : William J. Logan, petition a 002- granted 

•>9'.i 

McMorrow, John. 

petition that balance of tax sale of estate, Lamartine street, be paid to 
Charles G. Keyes a S3-granled a 209 c 211 

McMorrow, Philip. 

petition, sidewalk, Adams st. a 472-granted a 4S4 ; petition to erect build- 
ing, Adams St., Dorchester a 564-granted c 646 a 662; petition, compen- 
sation for damage to land Adams St., Dorchester, by overflow of water 
a 729-refused a 943 c 957 

McNally, W. J. 

petition, compensation for professional services rendered to an employee 
of the Health Department c 44-refuscd a 20S c 21 i-notice of reconsider- 
ation filed, taken up,- report, accepted c 339 



McNamara, J. J. 

petition, compensation for damage to estates, Hammett St., by change of 
grade, Columbus ave. a 950-refused a 1033 

McNeil Bros. 

petition to erect guy-posts, Dartmouth st. a 447-granted a 453 

McNeil, Neil. 

order that the mayor be authorized in behalt of the city and for a nominal 
consideration to release all the right, title, and interest of the city in land 
between Freeport and Shamrock sts., passed a 921-referred to committee 
on public lands c 935-report, accepted, order passed c 95^ 

McQuade, Patrick. 

petition to maintain bootblack stand a 683-report, no action necessary 
a 7.12 

McWeeney, James J. 

petition to locate new sign, Broadway a 764-report, no action necessary, 
accepted a 7S0; petition to locate a new sign in place of old one, Broad - 
wav a 942-report, no action necessary a 96S 

McWeeney, Thomas P. 

petition, compensation for damages to estate, Fellows st. c 179 

Mead, Charles. 

communication from the mayor stating that Charles Mead, Esq., executor 
of estate of Charles Mead, deceased, through his attorney, is ready to 
pay to the city the legacy of $2,500 left by the deceased to the public 
library; order relative to same, laid over c 897-taken up, passed c 93S 
a 942 

Mead, Edwin D., et ah. 

remonstrance against allowing cornice to project from building, Tremont, 
corner Beacon St. a 139 

Mead, Mason, & Co. 

petition to erect guy posts, Chambers st. a 064, 965-granted a 969 

Mead street. 

stone steps : communication from the mayor recommending passage of 
order requesting the transfer of the unexpended balance of appropriation 
for Quincy st. to appropriation for stone steps passed a 901 c 935 

Meade, Robert L., Major U.S.N. 

petition, sign, Court St. a 763-granted a 772 

Mechanic street. 

building : J. J. & P. M. Ahern, petition to move a 655-granted a 666 
sidewalks : Wm. Gilligan, petition a 730-granted a 742 

Medal of Honor Legion. 

petition, use of Faneuil Hall a 3oS-granted a 402 

Medford street. 

building: Henry Murray petition to erect a 397-granted c 433 a 44S; E. 
A. Richards petition to erect a 864-granted a 915 a 929; Wood, Barker, 
& Co., petition to erect a 950-granted a 955-recommended c 9SS-granted 
C976 

electric light : order that the superintendent of lamps be requested to 
locate an electric light, and to remove the lamp from the archway, re- 
ferred to the mayor c 79 

sign : David Morss, petition a 56^-granted a 738 

watering-trough : order that the water commissioner be requested 
to locate and maintain a watering-trough in the vicinity of Sackville and 
Belmont sts., referred to committee on water department c 270 

transparency : H. I„. VVightman, petition a S&4-granted a 875 

Med way street and Bearse avenue. 

construction : order that the board of street commissioners, through 
the mayor, be requested to submit an estimate of the cost of laying out 
and constructing, and putting same in condition for travel, referred to 
the mayor c 440 

Meehan, Martin 

claim ; see Conness, John, et ah. 

Meehan, Patrick. 

preamble and order for hearing on order to take land for sewer purposes, 
Boylston ave., referred to committee on streets and sewers a 207-report, 
accepted, order passed a 2oS-hearing a 279; erection ol building, Brook- 
side ave., granted c 226 a 229; report, no action on petition to erect 
building, Brookside ave., accepted c 227 a 229; stable, Boylston ave., 
petition and order for hearing a S67 

Meeting-House Hill. 

dinger to school children from fire apparatus : see Fire 

Department 

Mehr, Caroline. 

petition, sign, Motte st. a 315-granted a 539 



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METROPOLITAN 



Melbourne street. 
Stable "• Edwin F. Porter, petition ami order for hearing a ji-hearing 
a nS-granted a 133 

Mellen, J. H. 

petition, sidewalk, cor. Williams st. and Shawmut ave. a 203-granted 
n 380 

Melrose street. 

asphalting roadway : see Tennyson, Fayette, and Melrose sts. 
paving: order that the superintendent of streets be requested to pave 
with asphalt at an expense not to exceed $S,ooo, passed a 6S9 

Melville, John H. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries a S64 

Melville avenue. 

sidewalk : report, no action necessary, accepted a 403; W. L. Terhune, 
petition a 447-granted a 453; Geo. O. Lamphear, petition a 447-granted 
a 452 

Memorial Day. 

holiday : Gen. R. S. Mackenzie Garrison No. 4, R. N. and N. U. pe- 
tition that members of post be allowed a holiday a 342 

leave of absence : order that the mayor be requested to instruct the 
heads of the various departments and commissions to give leave of 
absence on Memorial Day, without loss of pay, to all employes who are 
veterans, passed c 437-amended, passed a 447 c 455 

money for memorial purposes : order that all applications for 
money for memorial purposes under the provisions of chapter 76 of 
the acts of 1SS6, be submitted to the city council on or before the first 
dav of April 1S96, and that a special committee be appointed to consider 
said application and report an apportionment of the money that may be 
appropriated for said memorial purpose, passed c 22 a 30; committee 
appointed a SS c 136; report of special committee with order to pay 
certain posts and veteran organizations the amount specified for each 
respectively (list given), referred to committee on streets and sewers 
a 3 1 8- report, accepted, discussed a 3S1, 3S3~order passed a 3S3 c 3SS, 3S6; 
report of expenses from Trimountain Garrison 9S, R.A. & N.U., and 
from post 200 G.A.R., referred to special committee a 663; report of 
expenses from Charles Russell Lowell Post 7, G.A.R.; Tohn A.Andrew 
Post 15, G.A.R.; Gettysburg Post 191, G.A.K.; Vicks'burg Command, 
No. 15, U.V.U.; Robert G.Shaw Veteran Association a 6S3 ; reports of 
expenses of Robert A. Bell Post 734, G.A. R., and Gen. R. S. Macken- 
zie Garrison No. 4, R. A. and N.U., relerred to special committee a 729; 
statement of expenses from Abraham Lincoln Post 1 1 et tils., referred 
to special committee a 766 



(See O'Reilly, John 



Memorial to John Boyle O'Reilly. 
Boyle.) 

Mercantile street 

sign : S. B. King estate, petition a nS-granted a 234 

Merchants row. 

barber-poles : Geo. II. Lambert & Son, petition a nS-granted a 234 

Meredith, H. 

petition, license for Park Theatre, for the season a 625-granted a 627 

Meredith, J. M. 

petition to place pipe under sidewalk, Massachusetts ave. a 902-granted 
a 912 

Meridian street. 

bay-window : Emeline L. Kendrick, petition and order for hearing 

a 778-hearing a 785 
sewer : ordered a 780 
sign : Mrs. N. J. Chisholm, petition a 655-granted a 665; Dr. J. M. 

Ferris, petition a 1027-granted a 1034 
transparency : Thomas J. Giblin, petition a 971-granted a 971 

Meridian-street Bridge. 

appropriation : order that the city auditor be authorized to transfer 
from the special appropriation, street department, Saratoga St., filling 
solid old bridge, the sum of $10,000, said sum to constitute a special 
appropriation, street department, Meridian. St. bridge, passed a 612 
c 616 

closing draw : report and order to close bridge during time of repair, 
passed a 506 

electric light : order that the superintendent of lamps be requested 
to locate and maintain, passed a 235 

new draw : order that the city engineer be requested, through the 
mayor, to report the amount that will be required for such temporary 
repairs on the draw as are necessary to put said draw in a safe condi- 
tion, pending the construction of an iron draw, also to prepare an esti- 
mate of the cost of an iron draw and report the same, together with 
information as to the lime that the bridge would have to be closed for 
travel in order to allow the construction of a new draw, passed c 45; 
communication from the mayor transmitting communication from the 
city engineer, referred to committee on finance c 261 

reconstructing draw : order that the city auditor be authorized to 
transfer the sum of $4,260.48 from the appropriation for Chelsea-st. 



Meridian-street Bridge, continued. 

bridge, rebuilding, to a special appropriation for reconstructing draw, 

passed c 270 a 2S3 
stonewalks : order that the superintendent of streets, through the 

mayor, be requested to cause artificial stonewalks to be constructed on 

both sides of bridge, referred to the mayor c 639 
ferry : John J. Quigley, petition to maintain ferry between landings* 

order granting permission, passed a 504-bond approved a 53S 

Merriam, Mrs. Margaret A. 

petition, compensation for damage to property caused by breaking of 
water-pipe a 950-refused a 1005 c 100S 

Merrick, Mary F. 

compensation for personal injuries, refused a 569 c 579 

Merrill, E. O. & F. H. 

communication from the fire commissioner relative to license for petro- 
leum, approved a 377 

Merrill, Henry R. 

bay-window, Dartmouth St., petition and order for hearing a 206-hearing 
a 228-granted a 234; bay window, Chandler St., petition and order for 
hearing a 53S-hearing a 562-granted a 73S 

Merrill, Joseph P. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries c 294-refused a 627 c 635 

Merrill, William. 

petition, compensation for damages to house, Kenney St., by blasting 
a 497; petition, compensation for damages to property by blasting c 579; 
petition, compensation for damages to estate, Evergreen St., by blast- 
ing a 729-refused a S6S c S7S 

Merrimac street. 

area under sidewalk : Mrs. C. E. Tarbell, petition to construct a 
229-report, no action necessary, accepted a 2S7; Mrs.C. E. Tarbell, 
petition to construct a 251-granted a 260 
coal-hole : Mrs. C. E. Tarbell, petition to construct a S65~grantcd a S76 
sidewalk : John J. Dowd, petition a 655-granted a 667 
sign: Barney Leavitt, petition aS3-referred to committee on streets and 
sewers a 174-report no further action necessary, accepted a 259,260; 
Barney Leavitt, petition to project a 203-granted a 234; communication 
from the mayor, vetoing permit, veto sustained a 250; Barney Leavitt,. 
petition a 372-granted a 539; Bethany Mission, petition a 421-granted 
a 454; P. Pearlestein, petition a 763-granted a 772; Wolf Levi, petition 
a 763-granted a 772 

Merrimac, Portland, and Travers streets. 

public square : order that the board of street commissioners be re- 
quested to prepare an estimate of the cost of taking land and laying out 
same as a public square, if in their judgment said proceeding is feasible, 
passed c 31 i-referred to committee on streets and sewers a 316, report, 
accepted, order passed a 631 

Merz, Gottlieb. 

stable, Spring Park ave., petition and order for hearing a 85-hearing a 
167-withdrawn a 287 

Metcalf, Albert, et a/., trustees. 

petition to be paid for land taken for sewer purposes, Allston sq. and 
Commonwealth ave. a77S; report and order for hearing on order to 
take land, Allston sq., for sewer purposes, accepted a 403-heaiing 
a 446 

Metcalf, E. B. 

petition to be paid for loss of fowls a 964-granted a 967 

Metropolitan avenue and Poplar street. 

sewer: D. Eldredge et als., petition a 530; Phillip Sowdon et n/v., 
remonstrance against a 565-report, no action necessary, accepted 
a 632 

Metropolitan Construction Company. 

petition to erect a guy-post, Ferdinand st. a3g8-granted a 403,404; petition 
to erect derrick-guys across Calumet and Treinont sts. a 964-granted 
a 969 

Metropolitan Sewerage System. 

connection of Charlestown sewers: see Charlestown or Street Depart 

ment. 

Metropolitan Water Supply. 

order that the mayor instruct the law officers of the city to take all steps 
necessary to test the constitutionality of act to provide for a metropoli- 
tan water supply; that said act is an encroachment on the rights of the 
city, and the provisions of the same will virtually dispossess the citv of 
a water system, etc., discussed a 5255-passed a 55-discussed c 62.63- 
passed c 63 ; order that the law department he requested to inform the 
city council, through the mayor, what action if any has been taken by 
said department in pursuance of an order passed by the city council in 
January, towards testing the constitutionality of act entitled an act to 
provide for a metropolitan water supply, passed c 525 a 537 



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MEYER 



MINTZ 



Meyer, F. J. 

petition, sign, Boyiston st. a 9ro-granted a 923 

Meyer street. 

stable: II. Eindcn, petition and order for hearing a S5-hearing a 167- 
granted a 176 

Meyer & White. 

petition to construct areas in sidewalk, Massachusetts ave. and Dundee 
sts. a Sjo-granted a S35, 830 

Meyers and Andrews. 

petition to project sign, Otis st. a 1005 

Middleton avenue. 

stable : Z. M. Sieves, petition and order for hearing a 31-hearing a 1 1 S— 
granted a 150 

Miles, John T. 

petition to he paid for bahy carriage demolished by street department 
learn a 785-relused a S6S c 87S 

Miley, Michael F. 

petition, license to run barges a 564-granted a 610 

Miley, Thomas. 

petition, compensation for damages to property, Elmo St. a SS7-refused 
a 1005 c 1008 

Milk Samples. (See Health Department.) 
Milk street. 

sign : American Fertilizer Company, petition a 167-granted a 207 

Mill street, Dorchester. 

sidewalk : Isaac Schurman et at., petition a 472-granted a 484 

Mill street, East Boston. 

building : Frame & McPherson, petition to erect a S^-granted c 195 
a 20? ; National Dock and Warehouse Company, petition to erect a 564 
-granted c 645 a 662 

Millar, Collingwood C, Councilman, Ward 1. 

qualified : page 1 

appointed: committee on assessing department, auditing department, 
city messenger department c 135; East Boston night cars c 312; statues 
of famous soldiers c 312; committee on draw-bridges c 336; committee 
on tire department c 415 ; committee on Labor Day celebration c 720 

orders offered: city building, Maverick and Bremen sts. c 25; draw, 
Mcridian-st. bridge c 45; cars to East Boston ferries c 104; night car to 
North terry c 164, 165; electric lights, Gladstone St. c 200; opening ot 
school. yards c 270; Meridian-st. draw c 270 ; additional ladder truck, 
Bast Boston c 442; crosswalk, Curtis and Saratoga sts. c 405; band- 
stand, Wood Island park c 560; playground, Wood Island park C560; 
flagstaff. East Boston c 561; speed of bicycles, East Boston c 59r ; 
foot-bridge, East Boston c 5gr ; plank sidewalk, Moore st. c 591 ; Ben- 
nington st., crosswalk c 639; walks at Meridian-st. bridge c 639; cross- 
walk, Cowper st. c S02; crosswalk, Bremen st. c S02 ; compensation for 
caucus duty CS02; railroad gates, Short st. c S02 ; plankwalk, Moore 
st. c 802; insulation of wires c S25; tracks, Saratoga and Bennington 
sts. c 825; electric lights, Brooks st. c 939; clocks, Orient Heights and 
Trenton st. C939; fire-escapes on buildings c 939; pipeline, East Boston 
c 939; fence at cemetery, Fourth Section C939; speedway in East Boston 
C 95S; Byron st., sidewalk C959; Moore st., plank-walk c 975 ; electric 
light, cor. Princeton arrd Shelby sts. c 975; firemen on police boats c 1039, 
1040 

remark* : additional ladder truck, East Boston c 442; flag-staff, Sara- 
toga and Bayswater sts. c 561 

Miller, Edward. 

petition, sign, Tremont st. a 763-granted a 7S0 

Miller, J. H. F. 

stable, Cohasset St., petition and order for hearing a 141-hearing a 22S- 
grarrlcd a 235 

Miller, Louise. 

stable, Chelsea St., petiliorr and order for hearing a 567-hearing a 654- 
granted a 666 

Miller, Margaret. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries a i6S-refused a 540 c 544 

Miller, William J., Councilman, Ward 5. 

qualified : page 1 

appointed: historical landmarks, Charlestown c Si; committee on 
appropriations, legislative matters, police department, historic land- 
marks in Charlestown, June 17, Fourth ot July c 135, 136 

orders offered: suspension of men in street department c 80; new 
Charlestown bridge c 326; taxation of persorral property c 326; special 
committee to investigate awarding of contract for printing proceedings 
c 331 ; asphalting Warren st., Charlestown c 361 ; Rutherford ave., 



Miller, William J., Councilman, Ward 5, continued. 

widening c 524; appointments in fire department c 559; wearing of 
black shirts by firemen and being poisoned by same c 63S; condition of 
fire alarm syslem C639; names of men employed sirrce |uly 1, 1S95, etc. 
c 639; refunding money paid by firemen for black shirts c 639; dis- 
charge of employees, fire department c 695; removal of fire commis- 
sioner c 695 ; investigation of the fire department c 717 
remarks: election of president c 14; rules and orders of the common 
council c 16; Metropolitan water supply c 63; Otis St., ordinance 
relative to closing street c 64,65; rules and orders c 76, 77; settlement 
of water department claims c 62, 12S, 129; suspension of men c So; 
suspension of men in street department c 91, 92 ; joint rules c 97; rules 
and orders, contingent expenses c 103; city council proceedings 
c 1 S7-'59; playground for the North End c 184, 185; printing proceed- 
ings of the city council c 1S5, rS6, 191-193; quit-claim to Massachusetts 
Homoeopathic Hospital c 212, 2r3; playground, North End c 224, 225; 
question of privilege c 226; death of Governor Greenhalge c 244, 245; 
taxation of personal property c 326-330; printing proceedings c 331-335; 
taxation c 355-357; asphalting Warren st. c 361 ; question ol privilege, 
printing hearing c 367; southern union passenger station c 410, 411; 
sanitation and ventilation of school-houses 0456-458,461,462,487,553; 
protest against State interference in city affairs c 490; loan for school 
improvements c 511, 521, 522,544; appointments in fire department 
c S59> 5 °i 579; purchase, etc., of Massachusetts Historical Building 
c 617; appointment of machinist in fire department c 618. 619; black 
shirt worn by men in fire department c 638, 639; loan bill c 653, 673675; 
annual adjournment c 679, 6S0; discharge of city employees in tire 
department c 695; removal of fire commissioner c 695-700, 721, 722; 
use of ('inn & Co.'s books in schools c 705; question of privilege 
c 720; Fire Department investigation c 793-795; death of Mrs. O'Brien, 
ol Charlestown, caused by jumping from a window from fire c 801 ; 
loan, street department c SiS,S22; next meeting of the Common Council 
c S46; loarr for sewer division c 848; investigation of ferry division 
c S5S, 859; loan of $536,000 c SS4 ; legacy from Charles Mead c 93S; loan 
for construction of Commonwealth ave. c 992; gymnasium, South 
Boston c 996, 097; revised ordinances c 1041, 1042; closing remarks, 
thanks to president c 1056, 1057 

Miller & Martin. 

petition, pole with sign, Beach st. a 763-granted a 772 

Millmont and Highland streets, Roxbury. 

poles: New England Telephone and Telegraph Co., petition to erect 
a 7S5-order for hearing a 790-hearing a 804-granted a S14, S15 

Mills Bros. 

petition to move building, Leyden st. a 422-granted a 429 

Milton street, East Boston. 

lamp : Thomas S. Riley, petition a 942 

Minden street. 

building: Catherine E. Bleiler, petition to erect a 529-granted c 551 

a 566 
sidewalk : Wm, D. Maier, refused 8429; Wm. D. Maier, petition a 730- 

granted a 742; T. L. Quigley, petition a 765-granted a 771 

Minden and Schiller streets. 

bay-windows : Thomas McLaughlin, petition and order for hearing 
a S6S-hearing a SS7-granted a 967; communication from the mayor- 
vetoing permit, veto sustained a 9S3 

Minot, Lawrence. 

appointed member of board of sinking-fund commissioners a 418-con- 
firnred a 44S 

Minot, William, trustee. 

petition for an award of damages on account of taking land for sewer 
purposes a 750 

Minot, William, trustee, et ah. 
notices of intention to apply for jury to revise sewer assessment, Frank- 
lin pi. a 1005-referred to law department c ro3S a 1058 

Minot street. 

bay-window : M. Hollander, petition and order for hearing a 786-hear- 

irrg a So4-refused a 915 
nuisance: order that a special committee be appointed to investigate 
and make necessary recommendations for the removal of the so called 
nuisance at corner of Nashua St., passed c 46S-commiltec appointed 
c 495-report, requestirrg further time, granted c 5S5 

Minot street, Dorchester. 

electric lights : order that the superintendent of lamps, through the 
mayor, be reqrrested to place live electric lights between Neponset ave. 
and Glide st., referred to the mayor c 199 

lire- boxes : see Fire Department 

stable: James Claffey, petition arrd order for hearing a 753-heariiig 
a 763-granted a 770 

Mintz, Charles. 



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appointed deputy sealer of weights and measures a 251-confrrmcd a 310 



MINUTE 



MORRILL. 



Minute Men of '61. 
petition, use of Faneuil Hall a 2S-granted a 31S 

Mishawnm street, Charlestown. 
cdgcstones and sidewalk : ordered a 149 

Mitchell, A. W. 

petition to erect building, Cleveland st. a 471-granted c 526 a 53S 

Mitchell, Alfred R. 

petition to discharge fireworks, Eliot sq. a 7S6-report, no action neces- 
sary a S36 

Mitchell, Andrew W. 

petition, license, park pavillion for the season a 421-granted a 425 

Mitchell, George H. 

petition to erect building, Washington st.,Roxbury a3i5-granted c 339 a 343 

Mitchell, W. S. 

stable, Railroad St., petition and order for hearing a 732-hearing a 763- 
granted a 912 

Mitton Heirs. 

petition to build a wooden addition, Zeigler st. a 2So-granted c 302 a 316 

Moebs, Henry. 

petition, sidewalk, Magnolia St. a 625-granted a 633 

Mohan, Francis J. 

petition to be paid for damages to estate, Carson st. a 22S-refused a SbS 
CS7S 

Mohan, Katherine. 

petition, removal tree, Norfolk st. a 596-granted a 663 

Moir, Mary H. 

petition, compensation for loss of dress a 28-refused a 20S c 211 

Monk, Mrs. Katie. 

petition to be paid for loss of fowls killed by dogs a 50-granted a 2S5 
Monks, Richard J., et ah. 

petition for the passage of an ordinance prohibiting peddling from cart in 
any street in the city between the hours of 8 A.M. and 6.30 P.M. a 421- 
report, recommending reference to committee on rules and orders, 
accepted a 7S6-referred to committee on ordinances c 798-report, no 
action necessary c 1036 a 1058 

Monmouth square. 

flag-pole : order that the superintendent of streets be requested to report 
the cost of erecting flag-pole, referred to the mayor c 200; communica- 
tion from the mayor transmitting communication from the superintend- 
ent of streets relative to, placed on file c 210; order that the city 
messenger be directed to erect a flag-staff 150 feet tall, at a certain 
expense, passed c 26S a 2S1 

park : order that the superintendent of streets be requested to enclose a 
triangular portion on each side of square by a stone curbing, and that 
said portion be set apart and improved as a portion of the public 
grounds of the city, passed c 592-referred to committee on streets and 
sewers a 597-report, accepted, order in new draft, passed a 744 

Monmouth and Marion streets. 

iron pipes : William Greenwood, petition a 950-granted a 955 

Monroe, Frank. 

petition, transparency, Washington st. a 655-granted a 665 

Monroe, J. Albert. 

petition to be paid for loss of fowls killed by dogs a 203-granted a 2S5; 
petition to be paid for loss of fowls killed by dogs a 625-granted a 733; 
petition to be paid for loss of fowls killed by dogs a 777 

Monroe, William H. 

application for slaughter-house license, granted a 424 

Monroe street, Roxbury. 

tree : James E. Howard, petition for trimming a 564-granted a 663 

Montgomery square. 

watering-trough : order that the water commissioner be requested to 
cause watering-trough at square to be raised up and put in proper con- 
dition, referred to the mayor c 197; communication from the mayor 
transmitting communication from the water commissioner relative to, 
sent down a 250-placed on file c 262 

Montrose street. 

tree : order to remove dead tree, passed a 611 

Monument avenue. 

tree : order to trim tree in front of estate numbered 41, passed a 4S2 



Monument square and Chestnut street. 

(11 e-n I arm toox : see Fire Department 

Monument and Bunker Hill streets. 

tree : order to remove decayed tree, passed a 751 

Monument to Samuel F. Smith. (See Smith, Samuel F, 
Mooney, Timothy. 

notice of appointment as second assistant city messenger a 450 c 455 

Moore, James, heirs. 

petition to construct bulkhead, Corey St. a 447-granted a 453 

Moore, John James. 

petition, use of Faneuil Hall a 902-granted a 516; petition,use of Fanueit 
Hall a 9)9-granted a 922 

Moore, P. H. 

stable, Lawn st., petition and order for hearing a 904-hearing, given leave 
to withdraw a 949 

Moore street. 

nuisance : order that the board of health be requested to investigate- 
nuisance and also as to the cause of the numerous cases ot diphtheria in 
that vicinity, passed a 689; communication from the mayor transmitting 
communication from board of health relative to, referred to committee 
on streets and sewers a 727; communication from the mayor transmit- 
ting communication from the board of health and superintendent of 
streets, relative to, ordered printed and assigned a 748, 749-taken up (C. 
D. 153), placed on file a 773 

plank sidewalk : order that the superintendent of streets, through 
the mayor, be requested to cause additional planks to be laid from Ben- 
nington st, through Cowper St., through Short St. to Harbor View 
station, Boston, Revere Beach, and Lynn Railroad, referred to the 
mayor C591 ; order that the superintendent of streets through the mayor 
be requested to provide a plankwalk from the corner of Bennington St., 
through Cowper and Short sts.,to the Boston, Revere Beach and Lynn 
Railroad station, referred to the mayor c 802; order that the superin- 
tendent of streets be requested to construct, referred to the mayor c 975; 

Moran, John J., et ah. 

petition, lamps, Maxwell St. a SSS 

Moreland street. 

sidewalk : Sally T. Sumner, refused a 429 

Moreland and Whitney streets. 

sidewalk : Arthur H. Nichols, petition a 655-granted a 667 

Morgan, Charlotte. 

petition to trim trees, Washington St., Dorchester a 729-granted a S06 

Morgan, Elizabeth A. 

sidewalk, Humboldt ave., petition a i6S-granted a 3S0 * 

Morgan, Michael J. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries, First st. a 497-refused a 664 
c 671 

Morgan, Thomas. 

petition to be paid damages caused by flooding cellar, Neponset ave. a 228 

Moritz, Joseph. 

stable, Round Hill St., petition and order for hearing a 424-hearing, 
assigned a 496-taken up, giving leave to withdraw a52S; stable, Gay 
Head St., petition and order for hearing a 424-hearing, assigned a 49b- 
taken up, given leave to withdraw a 52S 

Morlock, Frederick. 

bay-windows, Paul Gore and Centre sts., petition and order for hearing 
a 85-hearing a 1 iS-granted a 207 

Morrill, D. C. 

petition, druggist's sign, Harrison ave. a 9!9~granteda923; petition, sign, 
Harrison ave. a 8S7-granted a S96 

Morrill, George H. 

petition that coasting be allowed on Gaston st. a 29-report, no action 
necessary, accepted a 2S5 

Morrill, Joseph H. 

stable, Stacey St., petition and order for hearing a 9S7~hearing a 1069- 
granted a J 070 

Morrill, Sarah E. 

petition, removal tree, Ottawa st. a 564-granted a 663 



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MORRILL 



MX. VEHKON 



Morrill, T. B. 

bay-windows, Lincoln St., petition and order for hearing a 6S7-hearing 
a 72S 

Morris street. 

edgestones anil sidewalk : granted a 429 

sidewalk : order to construct in front of the rectory and school of the 
Sacred Heart, passed a 753 

Morrissey, D. H., et at. 

petition that permit granted to Hugh Giblin to project bay-windows, 
corner Dorchester ave. and Mt. Vernon St., be revoked a 421 

Morse, Jacob. 

appointed trustee of Mt. Hope cemetery a 417-confirmed a 423 

Morse, Henry C. 

petition, for release of conditions and changing to restrictions in deed of 
estate, corner Union Park and Shawmut ave. a 497, report, with order, 
accepted, assigned e 550-taken up (C. D. H7) accepted, passed c 592- 
assigned a 597, 59S-recommitted to committee on public lands a 691- 
report, accepted, order passed a 953 

Morse, Wm. Albert. 

stable, Pomfret St., petition and order for hearing a 473-hearing a 563- 
granted a 577 

Morss, David. 

petition, sign, Medford St. a 564-granted a 73S 

Morton, Francis F., Councilman, Ward 25. 

qualified : page 1 

appointed : committee on assessing department, registry department 
c '35> ^i ; committee on special general committee c 200 

orders offered : hose house, Aberdeen c 44 ; badges c 310 

remarks : hose house, Aberdeen c 44; fire apparatus c 92; rules and 
Orders, contingent expenses c 105; playground, North End c 220; 
receipts from liquor licenses c 307; sewer outlet, South Hoston c 392; 
loan lor school improvements c 516; sanitation of school houses c 55S; 
loan order c 677; loan bill, $824,000 c 71S, 719; Fire Department inves- 
tigation c 796; question of privilege, adjournment of common council 
meeting c 935; revised ordinances c 1014 

Morton, Mary E. 

petition for hearing on her claim for damages on account of taking land, 
Washington St., West Roxbury a 229; report, with order to pay $St4, 
accepted, referred to committee on claims a 576-report, accepted, order 
passed a 62S 

Morton, Mathew. 

stable, King St., petition and order for hearing a 951-hearing, given leave 
to withdraw a 1004 

Morton, Mathew, et als. 

petition, lamps, Lonsdale St. 3564 

Morton, Michael S. 

petition, sewer, Mt. Hope st. a 447 ; petition, sewer, Wachusett St. a 919 

Morton street, Dorchester. 

stable : Joseph Arnia, petition and order for hearing a 473-hearing a 563- 
granted a 577; John C. Holden, petition and order for hearing a 904- 
hearing a 949-granted a 955 

tree : order to trim tree in front of estate of Angus Currie, passed 
a 628; Mrs. R. Hutchinson, petition, removal a 919 

Moseley avenue. 

lamp : order to locate gas lamp, referred to the mayor c 845 

Moseley-avenue district. 

sanitary condition : see Health Department 

Moseley, Benjamin W. 

petition, sign, Hayward pi. a 83-granted a 234 

Moseley, Mary E., trustee 

preamble and order to take land 
purposes, passed a 740 

Moseley, Thomas E., & Co. 

petition for compensation for damages on account of flooding of basement, 
Washington St. c 61 

Motte street. 

gas pipe and burner t C. Granville Way, petition to project a 83- 
granted a 174 
lamp 1 M. Pellegrino, petition a 167-granted a 207 
sign : Caroline Mehr, petition a 315-granted a 539 



preamble and order to take land, Mt. Vernon St., for improved sewerage 
purposes, passed a 740 



Moulthrop, Sidney, Councilman, Ward 18. 

qualified : page 1 

appointed: teller first division c 17; committee on public grounds de- 
partment, schools and school-houses c 136; committee on D-st. nuisance 
c 294; committee on private ways, ward 18 c 294; committee on new 
horse mart c 495 

orders offered: sanitary condition, ward 18 c So; improvement of 
squares c So; repair of sanitary, Washington St. c m ; fire apparatus, 
Park sq. c 269; fast driving near Union station c 339; collection of 
ashes c 369; last driving c 369; sale of horses c 416 

remarks: last driving near Union station C339; new horse mart c 455, 
456; sanitation and ventilation of school. houses c 461, 462; loan Dill 
c 650, 651 

Moulton, .Dr. C. F. 

petition, sewer, Corey St. a 530 

Moulton street, Charlestown. 

bay-window : William Mahoney, petition and order for hearing a 52- 

hearing a S3~granted a 142 
bulkhead : James McCarthy, petition to construct a 2So-granted a 287 
lamp in rear: order that the superintendent of lamps be requested to 

place a gas lamp in the passageway between Corey and Moulton sts., 

referred to the mayor c 45 

Moulton-street Primary School-house. (See School 
Department.) 

Mozon, Benjamin J. 

stable, Spencer St., petition and order for hearing a 919-hearing a 964- 
granteci a 967 

Moynihan, Daniel J., Jr. 

appointed deputy sealer of weights and measures a25 i-confirmed a 316, 31 

Mozart avenue. 

lamps : James Gannon et a/s., petition a 49 

Mozart avenue, Selwyn and Arundel streets. 

sewer : Robert Orchard et als., petition a 764-report, no action necessary 
a 7S0 

Mt. Hope Cemetery Department. 

committee : appointed a S9 c 136 

trustees : John H. Collamore, J. Albert Brackett, Jacob Morse, Charles 
M.Bromwich, Win.]. Fallon, appointed a 417-confirmed a 423; Willard 
C. Van Derlip, appointed a 949-confirmed a 965 

burial lot for soldiers and sailors : Charles Russell Lowell Post 
No. 7, G.A.R., petition that the city set apart the section of ground 
adjoining lot of said post for burial of soldiers and sailors who have not 
been provided with a final resting-place a 497 

loan of $10,000 : see Loans, loan of §143,500 

pauper burials : order that committee on department be instructed 
to investigate the subject of pauper burials, and report at earliest 
possible day, and they are hereby authorized to give public hearings on 
the subject and report findings, referred to committee on Mt. Hope 
cemetery department c 269 

Mt. Hope street. 

sewer : Michael S. Morton, petition a 447 

+ 

Mt. Pleasant avenue. 

tree : order to trim tree in front of No. 30, passed a 62S 

Mt. Pleasant avenue and Forest street. 

sidewalk : D. T. Connolly, petition a 447-granted a 452 

Mt. Vernon avenue, Brighton. 

sewer: preamble and order forbearing on order to take land of Wm. 
Warren heirs et als. for sewer purposes, passed a S34-hearing a 887-re- 
port, with preamble and order to take land and make sewer, accepted, 
passed a S91, 892 

Mt. Vernon place. 

guy-post : Woodbury & Leighton, petition a 972, 973-granted a 973 

Mt. Vernon street. 

tree : W. J. Symons, petition, removal a 729 

Mt. Vernon street, Charlestown. 

tree : Patrick Denehy, petition, trimming a 1005 

Mt. Vernon and West Cedar streets. 

change of grade : Edward Everett et als., petition a 447-report, no 

action necessary a 96S 

Mt. Vernon street, Dorchester. 

driveways: L. H. Daloz, petition to remove a 764; Patrick F. Gavin, 

petition a Sos-grantcd a 812 
sidewalk : Hugh Giblin et als., petition a 6S3-granted a 690 



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MT. VERNON 



MURPHY 



Mt. Vernon street, West Roxbury. 

sidewalk: Washington Snelling, petition a 530-g ranted a 542; W. 
Snelling, petition a 77S-granled a 7S0 

Mt. Vernon and Hancock streets. 

electric light at .junction: Mrs. A. G. Parritt et a/s., petition 
a 025 

Mt. Vernon, LaGrange, Perham, and Baker streets. 

lamps : Frank H. Shurtleff, petition a S05 

Mt. Washington-avenue Bridge. 

repairs : ste Street Department 

Mulcahy, James. 

petition to erect building, Quincy st. a 624-assigned a 666-taken up, dis- 
cussed a 6S4, 6S5~granted 36850692; communication from the mayor 
vetoing permit, discussed a 725, 726-assigned a 726, 727-taken up, dis- 
cussed c 751, 752-refused to grant permit over mayor's veto a 752; peti- 
tion to erect building, Quincy st. c 974-granted c 1009-discussed a 102S, 
1029- referred to committee on streets and sewers a 1029-report, ac- 
cepted, discussed a 1032, 1033-assigned a 1033-taUen up, discussed a 
1063-1065-permit granted a 1065 

Mulholland, Margaret E. 

petition to be paid for injuries to husband while in employ of city a 901 

Mulkern, Thomas. 

petition for hearing on claim for compensation for personal injuries a 2S- 
refused a 609 c 615 

Mullare, Geo. E., et ah. 

petition that grade of Newhall St. be revised a 730-granted a 771 

Mullen, J. H. 

petition to remove trees, Shawmut ave. and Williams st. a 342-granted 
a 377 ; petition, removal trees, corner Shawmut ave. and Williams st. 
a 421-granted a 474 

Mullen, Matthew J. 

bay-window, Broadway, petition and order for hearing- a 732-hearing 
a 749-granted a 7S1 

Muller, Frank. 

petition, transparency, Broadway a 251-granted a 2SS; petition, lamp, 
Washington st. a 446-granted a 539 

Mulvee, Catherine. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries, Blue Hill ave. 849 

Mulvee, Matthew J. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries C3S5 

Mulvey, J. B. 

order that the city solicitor be requested to discontinue legal proceedings 
for converting to use a stable on Dudley ave., discussed a 55, 56, re- 
ferred to committee on streets and sewers a 56, report, accepted, order 
passed a 150; stable, Dudley ave. petition and order for hearing a 52- 
hearing a 139-granted a 150; petition, removal trees, corner Ashland 
and Elm sts. a 421-granted a 474 

Munch, R. F. 

petition, sign, Park sq. a 564-granted a 610 

Municipal Election. (.See Election Department.) 
Municipal Electric Light Plant. 

report, no action necessary on petitions of Boston Electric Light Company 
and Charlestown Gas and Electric Light Company, for a hearing on 
the subject, accepted a 632; report, no action necessary on communica- 
tion from the Edison Electric Illuminating Company (referred from 
last year), requesting a hearing, accepted a 632 

Municipal Gas Plant, East Boston. (See East Boston.) 
Municipal Lighting. 

order that committee be appointed to consider and report upon what 
further action may be necessary to carry on the work of last year's com- 
mittee and to secure a municipal electric plant for the city, passed c 23; 
order that the order passed by the common council, Jan. 9, 1S96, pro- 
viding for a special committee to consider the subject of municipal 
lighting be rescinded, passed c 81 ; order for appointment of special 
committee to consider the subject of municipal lighting, with instruc- 
tions to give public hearings on the subject, etc., passed c 81, reconsider- 
ation, discussed c 109, 110, refused c no, referred to committee on lamp 
department a 119, report, no action necessary, .referred to committee on 
streets and sewers a 475, report, accepted a4S4; notice of rejection of 
order for joint special committee, placed on file c 487; order that a 
special committee of the common council be appointed to consider the 
question of municipal ownership of gas and electric light plants, passed 
c 271 ; committee appointed c 311 ; order that the city engineer, through 



the mayor, be requested to render an opinion on certain points (given) 
relative to cost of establishing a municipal electric light plant c 270, 271, 



Municipal Lighting, continued. 

ordered printed, and assigned c 271, taken up, referred to the mayor 
C311; report in part, accepted, further time granted C386; order that 
further time be granted committee, passed c 464; report on order and 
resolutions (referred from last year) to petition General Court for act 
to allow tiie city to procure electric lighting at a minimum cost, recom- 
mending that same be placed on file a 632 

Municipal Ownership Street Rail-ways. 

order that a special committee be appointed to investigate and report on 
the success of municipal ownership of street railways, and report on the 
advisability and practicability of municipal ownership of street railways, 
discussed c 325, 326, passed C326, referred to committee on streets and sew- 
ers a 342, 343, report, accepted, order passed, committee appointed a 34S 
c 367, report asking for further time, accepted, sent up c 433 a 44S; order 
that special committee be authorized to give hearings on the subject 
and employ stenographer and report their findings in print, etc., passed 
C4T5, referred to committee on railroads C415 ; order that the committee 
be given further time to report, passed c 549 a 565 

Municipal Ownership of West End Street Railway. 

(See Legislative Matters.) 

Municipal Register. 

order that register be printed by the superintendent of printing under the 
direction of the joint special committee on rules and orders; and that 
they also prepare a pocket edition of the rules and orders, and a list of 
the members and committees, etc., passed a 1 1 c 20 

Munro, John G. 

petition to be refunded amount paid for liquor license a 777-granted a S69 
CS78 

Munroe street. 

sidewalk : Cordelia A. Vose, petition a 497-granted a 506 

Murdock street, Brighton. 

sewer: ordered a 742 

Murphy, Catherine. 

report, giving leave to withdraw on petition for a hearing (referred last 
year) on her claim for damages, accepted a 174 c 179 

Murphy, Charles D. 

notice of appointment as deputy city messenger a 450 c 455 

Murphy, Cornelius. 

appointed measurer of grain a 22S-confirmed a 251 

Murphy, E. E., et ah. 

petition, electric light company, Atlantic ave. and India st. a 251 

Murphy, Ellen. 

removal trees, corner Hampden and Yeoman sts. granted a 141 

Murphy, Francis P. 

sidewalk, Cunningham St. petition a 497-granted a 506 

Murphy, James A. 

appointed measurer of grain a 202-confirmed a 230 

Murphy, James C, Councilman, Ward 7. 

qualified : page 1 

appointed : committee on rules and orders of the common council c 26; 
committee on joint rules and orders C48; committee on city messenger 
department, market department, park department, street laying-out 
department, rules and orders, Fourth of July, disposition of offal, rules 
and orders of the common council, elections c 136, 137; committee to 
attend funeral Governor Greenhalge c 24S; sanitary condition of wards 6 
and S c 311 ; committee to receive victorious athletes c 495 ; committee to 
investigate real estate known as First Spiritual Temple c 995 

orders offered : North End school site and playground c 12S; adjourn- 
ment c 201 ; new quarters, engine 7 c 269; resolutions of cycle clubs 
relating to bicycle path, park system c 434,435; use ot council cham- 
ber c 5S7 ; election returns c S55 

Murphy, John J. 

appointed member of board of assessors a 341-confirmed a 377 

Murphy, Hon. John R. 

communication from the mayor, giving notice of appointment as water 
commissioner a 49 

Murphy, Margaret. 

petition to be paid for damages to clothing by a broken lamp-post a 901 

Murphy, Martin. 

•petition, sign, Dover st. a nS-granted a 123 

Murphy, Mary G, et ah. 

petition that the balance remaining from tax-sale of estate, East Second 



st., be paid to John A. Stetson a nS-granted a 209 c 211 



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Murphy, T. J. 

petition to project box containing shutters, Bennett St. a 728-granted 
a 760; communication from the mayor vetoing permit, veto sustained 
a 762 

Murphy & Co. 

petition, sign, Eliot St. a 139-granted a 141 

Murray, Mrs. Alma E. 

petition, granite curbing, corner Washington St. and Peter Parley road 
a 2So-gnmted a 3S0 

Murray, Henry. 

petition to erect building, Med ford st. a 397-granted c 433 a 44S 

Murray, Robert C. 

petition, electric lights, Edward Everett sq. a 764 

Murray & Irwin. 

petition, license, billiard and poo] exhibition for the season a 229-granted 
a 231; petition to project light, Washington st. a 496-granted a 505; 
petition to erect post with clock, Washington st. a 77S-granted a 7S0- 
Communication from the mayor vetoing permit, veto sustained a7S4J 
petition, sign, Washington st. a 7S5-granted a 7SS 

Mutel, E. A. 

notice of approval of petroleum license a 449 

Mutual District Messenger Co. 

petition lor a renewal for five years of lease of premises in basement of 
the Old State House a 2So-report with order, accepted, passed a 504-dis. 
cussed c 507, 5oS-assigned c 5oS-tal<en up, passed c 5S3 

Myrtle street. 

Kowdoin-school flag-stuff: see School Department, Bowdoin 
school-house, Myrtle St. 

lighting with electricity : order that the superintendent of lamps 
be requested to furnish estimate expense of lighting with electricity, 
referred to the mayor c 45; order that the superintendent of lamps, 
through the mayor, be requested to cause four electric lights to be placed 
in suitable locations, referred to the mayor c 494 

Myrtle and Anderson streets. 

arc electric light : order that the superintendent of streets locate, re- 
ferred to the mayor c 200 

Myrtle and Joy streets. 

ladder house: see Fire Department 

Mystic River. 

bridge over: see New Bridge to Everett 

boat landing: see Chelsea Bridge, Charlestown 

Mystic Wharf. 

building: Boston & Maine R.R. Co., petition to erect a 315-granted 
c 40S a 423 

N street. 

lamp : W. F. Davis el al., petition a 865 

sidewalk : Herman Hemmen, petition a 805-granted a S12 

Nangle, Charles P., Councilman, Ward 22. 

qualified : page i 

appointed : committee on park department, street department, street 
laying-out department, elections c 136; committee on ward-room, ward 
19 c 294; plavground, ward 15 c 312; committee on Oliver-st. dump 
<M95 

orders offered : Ward st., improvement c 25; ward-room, ward 19 
c 129, 19S; ward-room committee c 198; Ward St., improving c 269; 
laying out Vernon St. c 437; condition of Phillips. st. school c 437; play- 
ground, Jamaica Park c 469 ; edgestones and paving, Ward si. c 593; 
vacation for laborers c 593; laying out, Gardner ave. c 623; Rogers 
ave., improvement c 704; improvements, Fisher ave. G 723; seats, Back 
Bay Fens c 723 

remarks: Ward st., improvements c 269; sanitation of school-houses 
c 557; new ward-room c 5S9, 590; loan of $536,000 c SS5 

Nary, James. 

sidewalk, Beach st., petition a 497-granted a 500 

Nash, Walter. 

order to remove tree, Main St., referred to superintendent of public 
grounds a 344, report, referred to committee on streets and sewers a 
377 

Nathanson, Lewine A. 

petition, sign, Cross st. a 805-granted a 815 

National Democratic State Commiteee. 

petition, use of Faneuil Hall a S65-granted a 874 



National Dock and Warehouse Company. 

petition to erect building, Mill St., East Boston a 564-granted c 645 a 662 

National Lancers. 

petition, use of Faneuil Hall a 446-granted a 454 

Naval Vessels to Come to Boston June 17th. (See 
Mayor.) 

Navin Bros. 

petition, sign Temple pi. a 0S6; petition to project illuminated sign, 
Temple pi. a 1005-granted a 1007 

Nawn, H. P. 

petition to stretch guy-rope, Dalmatia St. a 9S6-granled a 9SS 

Nay, B. F. 

bay windows, Border St., petition and order for hearing a S68-hearing 
a SS7-granted a 945 

Nay lor, Adelaide E., et al. 

petition to replace lamp, Norfolk St. a 6S3 

Nazro, Henry J., et ah. 

order that the petition for the removal of the Free Home for Consumptives 
on Quincy st. be taken from the files and referred to committee on 
health department, passed a 235, 236; see also Health Department 

Nemser, J. 

petition, sign, Cambridge st. a 421-granted a 539; petition, sign, Cam- 
bridge st. a 341-granted a 539 

Neponset. 

playground : order that the superintendent of public grounds, under 
the direction of the mayor, be requested to renew the lease of the lot of 
land heretofore used for temporary playground purposes, etc., passed c 
166 a 16S; order that the park commissioners be requested to take, as a 
public playground, the pieces or parcels of land, situated in ward 24, 
between Neponset ave., Tolman St., the New York, New Haven, & 
Hartford Railroad, and Walnut St., supposed to belong to the following- 
named persons (given), and to contain about the number of square 
feet set against their respective names, passed c 310, referred to com- 
mittee on streets and sewers a 316; report, accepted, order passed a 381 ; 
communication from the mayor authorizing transfer of $4,000 from the 
appropriation for street improvements, ward 24, to a special appropria- 
tion for purchase of land; order for transfer, passed a S04~assigned 
c 817-taken up, assigned c SS6-taken up, indefinitely postponed c 961 — 
placed on file a 965; order to prepare and flood for skating purposes, 
referred to the mayor c 977 

Neponset avenue. 

building: John Soley, petition to move a 902-granted a 912; West 

End Street Railway Co., petition to erect a 918-granted a 924 c 929 
paving : see Dorchester, street improvements 
sewer : ordered a 429 

Neponset avenue and Freeport street. 

land for park : order that the superintendent of public grounds be 
requested, through the mayor, to purchase the lot of land at junction for 
a public park, referred to committee on finance a 7S2 

Neponset avenue and Taylor street. 

poles : American Telephone and Telegraph Company, petition to erect 
a 625-granted a 62S; American Telephone and Telegraph Company, 
petition for extension of time a 729-granted a 759 

Neptune avenue. 

sewer : East Boston Co., petition a 865 

Nesson, Isaac. 

bay-window, Fellows St., petition and order for hearing, referred to com- 
mittee on streets and sewers a 399-report, accepted a 404-hearing a 420- 
g ranted a 505 

New Amherst street. 

lamps : Isabella S. Currie et als., petition a 950 

New Bridge to Everett. 

order that a special committee be appointed to consider and report on the 
subject of a new bridge over the Mystic river from Charlestown to 
Everett, passed c Si a 85 ; committee appointed a SS c 136, partial report, 
accepted, further time granted c 35S a 373 

New Cambridge Bridge. 

order that in accordance with provisions of chapter 315 of the Acts .1 
iSyo, entitled "An Act to authorize the cities of Boston and Cambridge 
to construct a bridge over the Charles river," the mayor he requested, 
in behalf of the city of Boston to make application to the court for the 
appointment ol three commissioners to construct and complete a bridge 
with a suitable draw as provided in said act, passed c 679 a 6S4 

New City Hall. (See City Hall, New.) 



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New Court-House. 
Hag-stall': order lhat the superintendent of public buildings be requested 
to procure and erect upon Hie court-house a Sag-stuff and provide a 
suitable flag, passed a 347 

New England Construction Company. 

removal of offal building-; see Gibson St. 

New England Deaconess Home and Training School. 

communication from the board of health, approving petition for a license 
to maintain a lying-in hospital, Massachusetts ave., license approved 
a 120, 121 

New England Firemen's Union. 

order to close certain streets during- parade Sept. 23, 1S96, passed 3787; 
petition for closing of certain streets for parade a 77S 

New England Intercollegiate Debating League. 

petition, use of Faneuil Hall a 342-granted a 425 

New England Milk Company. 

petition to erect building, B st. a47i-granted c 551 a 566 

New England Piano Company. 

petition to lay conduit, George st. a 315-granted a 320 

New England Railroad Company. 

building: petition to erect building, Congress st. a 749; petition to 
erect building, B St. a72S-granted c 103S a 1059; petition to erect build- 
ing, Congress st. a 72S-granted c 1037 a 1059 

railroad police : notice of appointment ot Daniel J. Ahern et als. a 766 

tracks: petition to lay track across First st. a S30-order for hearing 
a S75~hearing a 901-granted a 913 ; location accepted a 943 

unclaimed baggage : see Unclaimed Baggage 

New England Telephone & Telegraph Company. 

extension of time : petition for extension of time to Nov. 30, 1S96, in 
which to complete work of locating poles in Parker, King, Hlmwood, 
Ruggles, A, Jeffries, Marginal, Centre sts., Blue Hill and Beachmont 
aves., and Park St., West Roxbury a So5-granted a S15 

underground conduits : petition to lay in Thorndike St., Tibbetts, 
Townway, Rutherford and Monument aves., Monument sq., High, 
Chestnut, Tremont, and F sts. a 729-order for hearing a 759-hearing 
a 763-granted a S33 

poles : 

A ST. : petition to erect and remove poles a 729-order for hearing a 759- 
hearing a 763-granted a 773 

A, Congress, and Washington sts. : petition to erect and remove 
poles a 964-order for hearing a 967-hearing a 1004-granted a 1006 

Allston and Washington sts. : petition extension of time to erect 
poles a 729- granted a 739 

B, C, D, L, East Fifth, and Dorchester sts.: petition to erect 
poles a 763-hearing a 777-granted a 782 

Blue Hill ave.: petition to erect poles a 251-order for hearing a 
259-hearing a 279-gTanted a 330; communication from the mayor, 
vetoing permit ancl transmitting communication from the superin- 
tendent of streets relative to, referred to committee on streets and 
sewers a 370-report, veto sustained a 404; petition to erect poles a 
39S-granted a 404 ; petition to erect poles a 342-order for hearing a 759- 
hearing a 763-granted 773; petition to erect and remove poles a 749- 
granted a 759; petition tor extension of time a 7S5-granted a 790 

Boylston ST. and Boylston AVE. : petition to erect and remove poles 
a 942-order for hearing a 945-hearing 949-granted a 954 

Boylston and Hyde Park aves.: petition to erect poles a SSS-order 
for hearing a S95-hearing a 901-granted a 924 

Cedar st. : petition to erect poles a S65-order for hearing a S75-hearing 
a S87~granted a S96 

Cedar and Howland sts. : petition to erect and remove poles a 9S6- 
order for hearing a 9S7-hearing a 1027-granted a 1035 

Centre st., Roxbury: petition to erect and remove poles a 942-order 
for hearing a 945-hearing a 949-granled a 954 

Centre st., West Roxbury: petition to erect and remove poles 
a 372-order for hearing a 759-hearing a 763-granted a 773 

Chapman St., Charlestown: petition to erect a pole a 229-hearing 
a 777-granted a 790 

Chestnut Hill ave. : petition to erect and remove poles a 749-order 
for hearing a Si5-hearing S29-granted a 924 

Chestnut Hill ave., Beacon and Tremont sts. : petition to erect 
and remove poles a 777-hearing a 7S5-granted a 789 

Columbus ave.: petition that West End Street Railroad Company be 
allowed to attach wires to poles a go2-granted a 925 

Columbus ave., Tremont and Centre sts. : petition to erect poles 
a 7S5~order tor hearing a 790-hearing a So4-granted a S15 

Crawford st. : petition to erect poles a 342 

Crawford and Harold sts.: remonstrance of Margaret J. Grace 
against erection of poles a SS8 

Dale St. : petition to erect and remove pole a 9S6-order for hearing 
a 9S7-hearing a 1027-granted a 1034, 1035 

Dorcuestek ST.: petition to erect and remove pole a 919-order for 
hearing a 924-hearing a 941-granted a 945 

East Eighth st. : petition to erect poles a 902-order for hearing a 915- 
hearing a 9iS-granted a 924 

Elm and Lamartine sts.: petition to erect poles a 9C2-order for 
hearing a 915-hearing a 9iS-granted 8924 



New England Telephone & Telegraph Co., continued. 



petition to erect pole 



Endicott st. and Charles River ave. 

a 168 
Falcon st. : petition to erect poles a SSS-order for hearing a 895-hear- 

ing a 901 
Guild st.: petition to erect poles a 777-hearing a 7Ss-granted a 7S9 
Hastings st. : petition to erect poles a 372-order for hearing a 539- 

hearing a 563 
Humphrey st. : petition, location, poles a 2So-order for hearing a Sis- 
hearing a S29-granled a 1006 
Huntington ave. : petition to erect and remove poles a 763-hearing 

a 777-granted a 7S2; petition to erect poles a S3C-order lor hearing 

a 1006-hearing a 1027-granted a 1034 
Hyde Park ave. and Washington st. : petition to erect and remove 

poles a 7Ss-order for hearing a 790-hearing a So4-granted a S14 
Jeffries st. : petition to erect poles a 729-order for hearing a 73S- 

hearing a 749-granted a 773 
King, Kane, Bellevue, Magnolia, and Ashmont sts. : petition, 

location for poles a 497-order lor hearing a 665-hearing a 6S3-report 

with order, referred to committee on streets and sewers a 739-report, 

accepted, permit granted a 743; Geo. H. Ellis et als., petition that 

permit be revoved a 763 
Kingsbury, Bainbridge, Quincy, and Stanley, sts.: petition to 

erect poles a 777-heating a 7S5~assigned a 790-taken up, permit 

granted a 832 
La Grange and Jordan sts.: petition to erect poles a S65-order for 

hearing a S75-hearing a SS7~granted a S95 
Malden st. : petition to erect and remove poles a 942-order for hearing 

a 945-hearing a 949-granted a 954 
Market st. and Western ave., Brighton: petition to erect poles 

a 564-order for hearing a 57S-hearing a 596-granted a 62S 
Millmont and Guild sts., Columbus ave., Tremont, and Cen- 
tre sts.: petition for extension of time a 901-granted 8915 
Millmont and Highland sts., Roxbury : petition to erect poles 

a 7S5~order for hearing a 790-hearing a S04~granled a S14, S15 
Norfolk st. : petition to erect and remove poles a 564-order forbearing 

a 57S-ht-aring 596-granted a 6SS 
Northampton st. : petition to erect poles a 1005-order for hearing 

a 1006-hearing a 1027-granted a 1034 
Northampton, Hunneman, and Allston sts.: petition to erect 

and remove poles a 28-order for hearing a 6SS-hearing a 72S-granted 

a 759, 760 
Northampton, LaGrange, and Allston sts. : petition to erect 

and remove poles a S30-order for hearing a 924-hearing a 941-granted 

a 944 

Park ST. : petition to erect poles a 372-order for hearing a 539-hearing 
a 563-granted a 62S 

Parker Hill ave.: petition to erect poles a 529-order for hearing 
a 539-hearing a 563-granted a 57S 

Parker, King, and Elmwood sts.: petition to erect poles a 119- 
order for hearing a 75S-hearing a 749-granted a 773 

Pearl and W. Sixth sts. : petition to erect poles a 49-hearing a 777- 
granted a 7S1, 7S2 

Pond st. and Chestnut ave. : petition to erect and remove poles 
a i6S-hearing a 777-granted a 782 

Ruggles st. : petition to erect poles a 472-order for hearing a 759- 
hearing a 763-granted a 773; petition to erect poles a 9S6-order lor 
hearing a oS7-hearing a 1027-granted a 1035 

Rutherford ave. and Albany st. : petition to erect and remove 
poles a 564-order for hesring a 57S-hearing a 596-granted a 6SS 

Rutledge st. : petition to erect a 372-order tor hearing a 539-hearing 
a 563 

Temple and Ivory sts. : petition to erect poles a 421-order for heart 
ing a 6SS-hearing a 72S-granted a 73S, 739 

Tremont st. ; petition to erect two poles and to remove one pole a 119- 
order for hearing a 539-hearing a 563-granted a 57S; hearing on peti- 
tion to erect poles between Columbus ave. and Terrace st. a 563 

Tremont and Washington sts., Brighton: petition to erect poles 
a 497-order for hearing a 539-hearing a 563-granted a 57S 

Washington st., Dorchester: petition to erect poles a 942-order 
for hearing a 945-hearing a 949-granted a 954 

Washington st., West Roxbury: petition to erect poles a 529-order 
for hearing a 539 

Washington, D sts., Columbus and Walnut aves.: petition to 
erect poles a S30-order for hearing a 924-hearing a 94.1-granted a 944 ; 
West End Street Railway Co., petition to attach wires to poles, Co- 
lumbus ave. a S3o-granted a S33 

Walter and Centre sts. : petition to erect poles a 830-order for 
hearing a 924-hearing a 941-granted a 945 

Washington, LaGrange, Spring, and other streets: petition 
to erect a 372-order for hearing a 539-hearing a 563-granted a 57S; 
petition for extension of lime a 749-granted a 772, 773 

Washington, W, Springfield, Gerard sts., Norfolk ave.: pe- 
tition to erest poles a 763-hearing a 777-granted a 7S9 

West Sixth, Dokrance, LaGrange, and Dent sts. : petition to 
erect and remove poles a 28-order for hearing a 6SS-hearing a 72S- 
granted a 760 

Wren st. : petition to erect poles a 372-order for hearing a 539-hearing 
a 563 
New Gas Company. ([See Legislative Matters.) 

New Heath street. 

building: J. Herman, petition to erect a 471-granted c 550 a 566 
edgestones and sidewalk : Catherine Tobin, refused a 42S 

New Horse Mart. (See Sale of Horses, Wards 6 and 8.) 



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New House of Correction. (See Institutions Department.) 
New Maps of the City. (See Printing Department.) 
New Registration. (See Election Department.) 
New Union Station. (See Southern Union Station.) 
New York, New Haven, & Hartford Railroad Company. 

fence from Yarmouth St. to Massachusett ave. : see Yar- 
mouth st. to Massachusetts ave. 

plank-walk at Koibnry Crossing : see Tremont st., Roxbury 
crossing; 

railroad police : notice of appointment of Arthur H. Arnold, placed 
on file a 7S6 

New York & New England Railroad Company. 

foot-bridge over Greenwich park: see Greenwich Park 
railroad police : notice of appointment of Albert W. Scott and 
Charles H. Carroll a 733 

Newbern street. 

claims : Mary E. Erickson, petition to be paid balance remaining- from 
tax sale of estate a S64~granted a 907 c 929 

Newbury street. 

sidewalk : Dwight Braman, petition a 84-granted a 3S0; Edward B. 

Russell el als., petition a So5-granted a S12 
Stable : E. S. Barrett, petition and order for hearing a 6oS-hearing a 6S3- 

granted a Si 1 

Newbury street, Audubon road, and Ivy street. 

poles : Brookline Gas Eight Company, petition to erect a 625-order for 
hearing a 73S-hearing a 749-granted a 773 

Newbury and Exeter sts. 

exemption of church property from taxation : see First 
Spiritual Temple 

Newcomb, W. W. 

petition, sign, E St. a S30-granted a S75 

Newcomb, street. 

gas-leak : see Gas Leakage 

Newhall Bros. 

petition to be paid for damages caused by the construction of sewer 
through their land in Bailey st., Dorchester a 50-refused a 1033. 

Newhall, Cheever. 

stable. Walnut ave., petition and order for hearing a 566-hearing a 654— 
granted a 666 

Newhall. Cheever, et als. 

petition, sewer, Washington St., West Roxbury a S65 

Newhall street. 

grade : Geo. E. Mullare el als., petition that grade be revised a 730- 
granted a 771 

Newhall street, avenue, and place, and Coffey street. 

sewer : John J. Coffey el als., petition a SSS 

Newman, Harry. 

petition to erect post in sidewalk, Washington St. a 119; petition for hear- 
ing on claim for personal injuries a 421-refused a 632 

Newman, I., & Sons. 



petition to project sign, Bedford st. a 50-granted a 58 



Newman street. 

claims : Michael Ford, petition to be paid balance remaining from tax- 
sale of estate a 315-rcport with order to pay certain sum, accepted, 
passed a 569 c 580 

Newmarch, Alfred, Councilman, Ward 21. 

qualitied : page i 

appointed: legislation affecting the common council c Si; committee 
on fire department, market department, public grounds department, 
legislation affecting the common council c 135-137; committee on print- 
ing c 200; committee on playground, ward 19 c 4 15; committee on Labor 
Day celebration c 720 

orders offered : message sent board of aldermen, relative to organiza- 
tion of common council c 17; choice of seats c 20; department office 
hours c 25; Waumbeck St., electric lamp C44; Crawford St., electric lamp 
c 44; closing of car doors c 79; reconstruction of Faneuil Hall c 79; 
improvement, Highland park c 79; duplicate streets c 161 ; investigation 
of engine-houses, etc. c 26S; coverings of cellar openings C26S; duplicate 
names of streets c 26S; condition of trees on Common c 273; statutes of 
the city c 367 ; playground, ward 19 c 395; duplicate names of streets 



Newmarch, Alfred, Councilman, Ward 21, continued. 

c 407; Glenwood St., repairs c 46S; new fire-house, Ladder No. 13 
C494; facilities for watering horses C590; widening Hyde Park ave. 
c 704; payment to policemen at registration booths c S24, SSi; library 
employees c 93S; ladder. house, Grove Hall c 939 
remarks : rules and orders of the common council c 17 ; department 
office hours c 2; ; Otis st., ordinances relative to closing street c 64, 65 ; 
rules and orders, contingent expenses c 103, 104; printing proceedings 
of the city council c 191 ; playground, North End c 221 ; street 
duplicate names c 227; question of privilege, printing committee c 366, 
367; sewer outlet, South Boston c 391 ; new fire-house, Ladder No. 13 
C494; loan for school improvements c 522; facilities for watering horses 
in the park svstem c 590; city electrical work c 621; loan order c 675, 
677; A. P. A. parade c 679; payments to policemen who served at regis- 
tration booths c S24, SSi, 959; loan for sewer division c 850; lease of Old 
State House c 932; library employees C938; ladder-house, Grove Hall 
C 960, 997,99s; revised ordinances c 1014, 1015, 1017, 101S 

Newton, John F. 

petition to project hoisting crane, Palmer st. a 203-granted a 28S 

Newton street, Brighton. 

lamps : Geo. H. Vose et als., petition a 421 

sewer :• order that the superintendent of streets make sewer between 
Bigelow and Brooks sts., etc., referred to committee on streets and 
sewers a 540,541, report, accepted, order passed a 543; preamble and 
order for hearing on order to take land of Hans C. Hansen for sewer 
purposes, accepted, passed a 768, 769-hearing a 7S5, report, accepted, 
order passed a 78S 

Newtonville and Watertown Street Railway Co. 

location, North Beacon st. : communication from the directors of 
said company, purporting to be an acceptance of an order granting 
location of tracks to said company, referred to committee on railroads a 
52, report, communication to be returned as location is not valid, accept- 
ed a 5S; report, no action necessary, on remonstrance of Peter Graffam 
(referred in 1S94), accepted a 260 

location, Brighton ave. and Commonwealth ave. : report, 
no action necessary on petition for location (referred last year), accepted 
a 632; report, no action necessary, on remonstrance of T. Jefferson 
Coolidge and Charles W. Cotting (referred from last year), accepted 
3632 

Neyhus, Ascher. 

petition, sign, Compton St. a 341-granted a 539 

Nicholls, Wm. R. 

bay-window, Tufts St., petition and order for hearing a 473-hearing a 496- 
granted a 505 

Nichols, Levi. 

petition, sign, Blue Hill ave. a 7S5-granted a 7S8 

Nickerson, Priscilla S. 

bay-window, West Broadway, petition and order for hearing a 169-hear- 
ing a 202-granted a 2S8 

Nightingale Field. 

order that the superintendent of public grounds be. authorized, with the 
approval of the mayor, to hire, at a certain expense, field to be used as a 
playground, referred to committee on public grounds c 592, report, 
accepted, order passed c 693 a 731 

Nine-hour Law, Extra Pay Night 'Watchman. (See 
Street Department.) 

Nine hours a Day. (See Legislative Matters.) 
Ninth and G streets. 

watering-trough : order that the committee on water department 
consider the advisability of placing watering-trough, referred to com- 
mittee on water department c 416 

Nixon, Wm. H. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries a 625 

Nolan, Mary F., et als. 

petition, sidewalk, Rawson st. a 251 

Nomination and Election of Aldermen. (See Legislative 
Matters.) 

Noonan, Thomas L., Councilman, 'Ward 19. 

qualified : page i 

appointed: committee on mayor's address c 48; committee on claims, 
legislative matters, public lauds, mayor's address, disposition of offal, 
judiciary c 135, 136; committee on special general committee c 200; 
committee on revision of taxes c 294 ; removal of Gibson-st. building 
c 294 ; committee on southern union station C415; committee to receive 
victorious athletes c 495 ; committee to attend funeral of ex. Governor 
Russell c 714; committee to investigate real estate known as First 
Spiritual Temple c 995 



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Noonan, Thomas L., Councilman, Ward 19, continued. 

orders offered : maintenance of lights c 25; nine-hour law and con- 
tractors to employ citizens c 42; new schooi, Leon st. cm; Hammett 
st., improvement of c 112; election of aldermen c 132; seats in Cabot- 
st. wardroom C267; city contract labor C364; laying out public high- 
way from Calumet st. to Parker Hill ave.c.494; sanitary condition of 
West Concord-st. primary school c 560 

remarks: new school, Leon st. c m, 112; election of aldermen c 132, 
162; printing city council proceedings c 193; seats in Cabot-st. ward- 
room C267; claim of Pierce F. Lonergan & Co. c 322 ; city contract 
labor c 364, 365 ; payment of caucus officers c 3S5 ; loan for school im- 
provements c 51S; claim of Mrs. Delia Fay c 620; call for report, Cabot 
St., bath-house seats c 959 

Norcross, Wm. C, & Co. 

petition to erect building, Albany st. a SS7~granted a 955-recommitted 
c 95S-granted c 976 

Norfolk avenue. 

renaming : see Street Laying-out Department 

sewer: report and order for hearing on order to take land of Annie 
DeWolf Brigham for sewer purposes, accepted, passed a 667-hearing 
a 72S; report with preamble and order for hearing on order to take land 
of Annie DeWolf Brigham for sewer purposes, accepted, passed a 779 

Norfolk avenue and Clifton street. 

sewer in private land between : ordered a 123; preamble and 
order for hearing on order to take land of Anna E. Chamberlain et als. 
for sewer purposes, referred to committee on streets and sewers a 233- 
report, accepted, order passed a 235-hearing a 315-report, with order, 
accepted, passed a 404 

Norfolk street. 

building : Right Rev. John J. Williams, petition to erect a 529-granted 

c 55° a 566 
lamp : Adelaide E. Naylor et at., petition to replace a 6S3 
poles : New England Telephone and Telegraph Co., petition to erect 

a 564-order for hearing a 578-hearing a 596-granted a 6SS 
sewer : report, no action, necessary a 96S 

Norfolk street, Dorchester. 

building : Charles F. Barton, petition to erect a 564-granted c 646 a 662 
tree : Katherine Mohan, petition, removal tree a 596-granted a 663 

Norfolk street and Milton avenue. 

bay-windows : Charles J. Belknap, petition and order for hearing 
a 6oS-hearing a 624 

Normandy street. 

sewer : J. C. Spillane, petition a 315-report, no action necessary a 96S 

North Anderson street. 

bay-windows : Rudnick Brothers, petition and order for hearing 
a 252-hearing a 279-granted a 539 

North Beacon street. 

building : Geo. M. Hezlett, petition to erect a 139-granted c 226 a 229, 

230 
location : see Newtonville and Watertown Street Railway Company 
stable : Margaret Welch, petition and order for hearing a 904-hearing 

a 949 
tracks : see West End Street Railway Co. 

North Bennet street. 

box containing shutters: T.J. Murphy, petition to project a 72S- 
granted a 760-communication from the mayor vetoing permit, veto sus- 
tained a 762 

playground and school site : see North End 

North Bennet and other streets. 
buildings, decoration of: Andrew Badaracco, petition a 750- 
granted a 753 

North End. 

branch library : see Library Department 
engine-house : see Fire Department 
streets needing repairing : see Ward 6 

gas-house nuisance: order that a special committee be appointed 
to investigate the method that is being pursued in making gas at the 
plant at North End by the Bay State Gas Company, and find some 
means of preventing the thick smoke and foul odors coming from said 
plant, etc., discussed, passed c 43 a 51 ; communication from the mayor 
transmitting communication from superintendent of streets relative to, 
referred to special committee c 61 ; committee appointed c Sr, 136; order 
that the special committee be discharged owing to the board of alder- 
men not appointing their part of the committee, discussed c 435, 436; 
order that a special committee be appointed to investigate the gas-house 
nuisance, passed c 436; order that the special committee be authorized 
to give public hearings, to employ a stenographer, and report in print, 
passed c 524-referred to committee on finance a 537; order that com- 
mittee be allowed further time to report, passed c 639 



North End, continued. 

playground and school site : communication from the mayor trans- 
mitting a memorial signed by Robert Treat Paine et ats. in favor of the 
purchase by the city of an area of land, including Nos. 37-67 Prince st. 
and Nos. 16-32 North Bennet St., for the purpose of securing a site for 
a new school-house building and a public playground space in connec- 
tion therewith, etc. c 126, 127, i2S-sent up c 128-placcd on file a 140^ 
resolve that the city council request the school committee to select the 
proposed site upon Prince st. for the new school-house at the North End, 
in older that additional land adjacent may be taken by park commission- 
ers for a playground, passed c i2S-referred to committee on streets and 
sewers a 140-report, accepted, passed a J50; communication from the' 
mayor relative to action taken by school committee, etc., sent up c 152, 
153; order for loan of $100,000 to be expended by park commissioners, 
with the approval of the mayor, in procuring for use as a plavground 
the estates Nos. 37-57 Prince St. and 2S-32 North Bennet St., together 
with such other estates as they may deem expedient, discussed c 153, 
154-assigned c 154-taken up, discussed c 1S3 iS5-refused passage, recon- 
sideration assigned c iS5~taken up, discussed c 214-226-passed c 225- 
referred to committee on streets and sewers a 229-report, referred to 
committee on finance a 34S; B'nai Zion Congress, resolutions in favor 
of taking land a 342-reterred to committee on finance a 34S 

sand-pit: s« Park Department 

North End Park. 

order that the committee on health investigate the nuisance which is said 
to exist on account of the dumping of obnoxious material on and near 
the grounds of the park, referred to committee on health department 
c 367-report, no action necessary, order rejected c 40S; order that the 
committee on appropriations be requested to include in the annual 
appropriation bill the sum of $10,000 for purpose of completing park, 
referred to committee on appropriations c 24-referred to committee on 
finance a 169 c 179; order that the auditor be authorized to transfer the 
sum of $33,000 from the appropriation for engine-house and site North 
End, to the park department for the construction and completion 
of the North End park, referred to committee on finance C367; removal 
of Cass statue to, see Cass; order that the committee on finance be 
requested to provide in the next loan a sum sufficient for a public land- 
ing, referred to committee on finance c 416; order that the committee on 
park department consult commissioners of parks as to when said park 
shall be in readiness for occupancy, etc., referred to committee on park 
department c 704; order that the park commissioners, through the 
mayor, flood that portion of park that will stand the same for purpose 
of an ice skating rink, referred to the mayor c 060-communication 
from the mayor transmitting communication from the park commis- 
sioners relative to, placed on file c 991 

North Ferry. 

awning at head-house : see Street Department 
clock at head-house : see Street Department 

North Harvard street, Brighton. 

building: Loring E. Wheeler, petition to erect a S64~report, no action 

necessaiw c 103S 
sewer : ordered a 4S3, 7SS 
widening : order that the committee on finance be requested to include 

in the first loan order the sum of $25,000 for widening to the Cambridge 

line, referred to committee on finance a 347 

North Margin street. 

site for public bath-house : see Health Department 

North Market street. 

area in sidewalk : Mrs. H. E. M. Smith, petition to construct a 373- 
granted a 3S1 ; Moses Williams, trustee, petition a 6$3-granted a 690 

North Market and Clinton streets. 

sign : Reuben S. Bowen, petition a 139- refused a 345 

North square. 

band concerts : Society of Help of Christians, petition for leave to give 
concerts a497-granted a 506; see also Patriots' Day; St. Antonio Society 
of Boston, petition to give concert a 564-report with order, amended, 
passed a 576 c 5S1 ; order that permission be granted to the Society of 
the Help of Christians to give a band concert on Sunday, June 14, 1896, 
etc., passed a 574-discussed c 5Sr, 5S2-passed C5S2; report and order to 
allow Andrew Badaracco to give concert, etc., accepted, passed a 754 
c 79S; Antonio Campanna, petition for use of band stand a 764-granted 
a 771 ; report, no action necessary a 7S0; Andrew A. Badaracco, petition 
use of stand a 7S6-report, no action necessary a S36; A. Carbonna, 
petition for band concert and that city messenger erect band stand 
a 805-report, no action necessary, accepted a S36; order that per- 
mission be granted A. Campanna to occupy square for a band con- 
cert, passed a S14 
buildings : Antonio Campanna, petition to decorate a 763-granted a 772 
coal chute: Lugido Capozolli, petition to construct a 447-granted 
3 453 

North street. 

arc light: Edison Electric Illuminating Co., petition a 596-granted 

a6io 
banner : Boston Couch Bed Co., petition agoi-granted a 915 
barber-pole : Vittorio Schiro, petition a 901-granted a 915 



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-North street, continued ' . 

bay-windows G. VV. Simmons, petition and order for hearing a 343- 
hearing a 372-granted a 379; communication from the mayor vetoing 
permit, veto sustained a 397 

conduit : Frank O. Squire, petition to lay a 280-order for hearing 
a 287-hearing a 314, 315-granted a 320 

electric light : order to "locate, rorner Hanover ave., referred to commit- 
tee on lamps a 207 

gas lamp : Lawrence Poleri, petition a 42i-granted 3539 

sign : Joseph Perlman, petition a 529-granted a 539; |ohn Bellizia, peti- 
tion a 167-granted a 234; Michael Roche, petition a fef-granted 3875 

North and Albany streets. 

arc lights : Edison Electric Illuminating Co., petition a 6S3~granted a6S7 

North and South Ferries, Boston side. 

crosswalks : order that the superintendent of streets be requested, 
through the mayor, to reconstruct the crosswalks leading to north and 
south ferries, Boston side, referred to the mayor c 959 

Northampton street. 

barber-poles : Phillip Bernstein, granted a 106S 

bay-window : Alfred Bowditch et a/s., trustees, petition and order 
for hearing a 343-hearing a 372 

pole : New England Telephone & Telegraph Co., petition to erect 
a 1005-order for hearing a 1006-hearing a 1027-granted a 1034 

aewer : order the superintendent of streets, through the mayor, be re- 
quested to report the condition of that portion of the sewer from Fel- 
lows St. to Albany St., and whether in his opinion it needs con- 
struction, and probable cost of same, referred to the mayor c 42; com- 
munication from the mayor transmitting communication from the 
superintendent of streets relative to, assigned c 60, taken up, placed on 
file c 134; order that the committee on finance be requested to provide in 
the first loan bill the sum of $3,000 for the reconstruction of sewer, re- 
ferred to committee on finance c 134; order for construction of sewer, 
referred to committee on streets and sewers a 207, report, accepted, 
passed a 20S 

sign : Thomas J. Priest, petition a 22S-granted a 234; Win. Whitehead, 
petition a 590; Morris Kalamonsky, petition a 624-granted a 629 

Northampton, Hunneman, and Allston streets. 

poles : New England Telegraph & Telephone Company, petition to 
erect and remove a 2S-order for hearing a 6SS-hearing a 72S-granted a 
7S9. 7 6 " 

Northampton, LaGrange, and Allston streets. 

poles : New England Telephone & Telegraph Co., petition to erect and 
remove a 830-order for hearing a 924 hearing a 941-granted a 944 

Northampton and Camden streets. 

sidewalk : Gooch & Pray, agents, petition a io2S-granted a 1032 

Northfield street. 

claims : John W. Corcoran, trustee, petition to be paid balance from tax 
sale of estate a 564-granted a S6S, S69 c S78 

deed of estate : John W. Corcoran, trustee, petition for release of condi- 
tion in restriction in deed of estate a 203-granted c 323 a 343 

Norton, C. E., et als. 

petition that tree, Washington St., in front of Nos. 709-71 1, be not removed 
in widening street a 764-report, no action necessary, accepted a 892 

Norton, Gustavus A. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries a 315-refused a 6S7 c 692 

Norton and Barrington streets. 

lamps •• Frank N. Simpson, petition a 777 

Norway street. 

sewer : see Falmouth and Norway sts. 

Norway and Falmouth streets. 

bay-windows and cornice : Joseph Green, petition and order for 
hearing a 832-hearing a 864-granted a 923 

Norwich street. 

sign : John Sullivan, petition a 942-granted a 945 

Novograbelsky, Abraham. 

petition for renewal of license to sell small wares on steps of Old Court- 
house a 49-granted a 58 

Nuisance, D street. (See D street.) 
Nuisance, Ward 15. (See Ward 15.) 

Oak, 'Washington, Hanover, and Portland streets. 

arc lights: Edison Electric Illuminating Co., petition a 564-granted a 
610 



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Oakland street. 

sidewalk : C. P. Cummings, petition a 565-granted a 577 
trees : order to remove three trees in front of estate of Galen Woodruff, 
at cor. of Thornton st., discussed, passed a 32 

Oakland and other streets. 

location of tracks : see Dorchester & West Roxbury Street Railway 
Co. 

Oakland and River streets, Dorchester. 

sidewalk : J. B. L. Bartlett, petition a 778-granted 3780; A. E. Hoi. 
lingsworth et als., trustees, petition a 77S-granted a 7S0 

Oakland and Thornton streets. 

sidewalks : Galen Woodruff, petition a 472-granted a 4S4 

Oakley and Bowdoin streets. 

trees : order to remove two trees, passed a 751 

Oakridge street, Dorchester. 

lamps : Edward J. McGovern et als., petition a 902 

O'Beirne, James. 

erection of building, B St., granted c 195 a 205 

Ober, A. L., & Co. 

petition, compensation, damages to wagon, Marcella st. a 830 

Oberlander, John B., et als. 

petition, lamps on Brook and Hill sts. a S05 

O'Brien, Annie M. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries a 49, report, giving leave to with- 
draw, assigned a 231, taken up, sent down a 257, recommitted c 262, 
report, giving leave to withdraw, accepted c 323, notice of reconsidera- 
tion, taken up, reconsideration refused c 369, assigned a 373, taken up, 
report accepted a 399 

O'Brien, Clarence. 

petition, illuminated sign, Canal st. a 901-granted a 915 

O'Brien, John. 

petition to stretch guy-rope, Wait st. a 421-granted a 429 

O'Brien, John E. 

bay-window and cornice, Main st. and Stacey St., petition and order for 
hearing a 9S7-hearing a 1004-granted a 1007 

O'Brien, M. J. 

bay-window, Gay Head St., petition and order for hearing a 141-hearing, 
giving leave to withdraw a 167 ; bay-window, Gay Head st., petition and 
order for hearing a 206-hearing a 22S-granted a 234 

O'Brien, Mary. 

report, giving leave to withdraw, on petition for personal injuries, accepted 
a 317 c 322 

O'Brien, Thomas. 

petition, license to run barges a 530-granted a 538 

O'Brien, Thomas. 

petition, sign, Broadway a 763-granted a 772 

O'Brien, Timothy J. 

stable, Cushing ave., petition and order for hearing a 566-hearing, given 
leave to withdraw a 654 

O'Brien & Cusick 

erection building, B St., granted c 195 a 205 

Obstruction in Streets. (See Ordinances.) 
O'Callaghan, John J., Councilman, Ward 3. 

qualified : page i 

appointed : committee on rules and orders of the common council c 
26; committee on Warren statue c 4S; legislation affecting the common 
council c Si; historical landmarks cSi; committee on hospital depart- 
ment, printing, Warren statue, historic landmarks, legislation affecting 
the common council, rules and orders c 135137; committee to attend 
funeral Governor Greenhalge c 248; committee on revision of taxes 
c 294; playground in Charlestown c 311 ; committee to wait on head ol 
departments C406; committee to attend funeral of ex-Mayor Henry L. 
Pierce c 1003 

orders offered : rules and orders, accepting of, except rules 40 and 45 
c 15; committee on rules and orders c 25; historic locations in Charles' 
town C25; repairs on school buildings, appropriation C3S, 39; repairs on 
school buildings, appropriation for c 38, 39; square, Bunker Ilill, Vine, 
and Moulton sts. c 40; Elm St., extention c 40; lire company, cor. Med- 
ford and Chelsea sts. c 40; removal tree, Lexington St. C40; railing, 



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O'Callaghau, John J., Councilman, Ward 3, continued. 
Chelsea bridge c 40; height of buildings c 43; anticipation of taxes c 7S; 
car accommodations to Charlestown heights c 106, 107; playground, 
ward 3 c 107; contingent bills, payment of c 107; meeting on death of 
Governor Greenhalge c 243; receipts from liquor licenses c 303; infor- 
mation regarding subway laborc 337; " Fire Department Appointment 
Act" c 3S7; city officials, outside work c 3S7; Bunker Hill, Vine, 
and Moulton sts., completion of square c 3S7 ; Charlestown branch 
library c 3S7 ; boat landing, Chelsea bridge c 409; sanitation and venti- 
lation school-bouses c 457 ; holiday for veteran firemen c 639; payment 
to John HetVernan c 560 ; sale of fireworks c 5S5 ; next meeting cSoo; 
death ol Mrs. O'Brien c Soo; use of Council Chamber c 854; next meet- 
ing c 93s; subway lease c 975; distribution of city documents c 1039; 
distribution of minutes of 1S96 c 1039 
remarks : rules and orders of the common council c 17; repairs on 
school buildings, appropriation c 39; railing, Chelsea bridge c 40; 
burying of wires c 41, 42; settlement of water department claims c 62; 
burying of feed wires c 66, 67; widening Tremont St. c 6S, 69; elec 
tion of president pro tern, c 90; joint rules c 95, 96 99; rules and orders, 
contingent expenses c 100-105; election and nomination of aldermen 
c 155 ; city council proceedings c 158; seventeenth of June appropria- 
tion c 1S0; printing proceedings of city council c iSS, 1S9, 193; ap- 
propriation bill c 214; playground, North End c 222, 223; death of 
Governor Greenhalge c 244; loan for wire department c 264; new 
Charlestown bridge, railing c 264, 265; rule 20 c 275; death of council- 
man Butler c 291; release of land, Salem St., Hancock schoolyard 
C302; receipts from liquor licenses c 303-306, 3C7; taxation of personal 
properly c 327, 32S; printing proceedings c 332, 333 ; taxation c 353-355 ; 
new gas charter, laying of gas-pipes c 360; election of aldermen c 362, 
363; city contract la'bor c 365, 366; fire department appointments C3S7; 
southern union passenger station c 411, 412; D-st. nuisance c 455 ; 
sanitation and ventilation of school-houses c 456, 457, 462, 463, 545, 
546; protest against State interference in city affairs c 4S9-491 ; Fourth 
of Julv celebration c 509; loan for school improvements c 513, 514* 
programme Fourth of Julyc5So; naval vessels to be in Boston, June 
17th c 5S0, 5S1 ; sale of fireworks c 5S5 ; city electrical work c 621; 
city employees taking part in politics c 641, 644; loan bill c 646-650, 
c 673. 674; death of ex-Governor Russell c 711, 712; removal of fire 
commissioner c 723; fire department investigation c 793, 795; death 
of Mrs. O'Brien, of Charlestown, caused by jumping from a win- 
dow from fire c Soo, 801; salary for councilmen c S44, 845; loan for 
street department, sewer division c 846-848; investigation of ferry divi- 
sion c S59, 860; loan for sewer improvement c S62; claim of Ann Bacon 
against water department c 929; lease of Old State c 931 ; subway lease 
c 975, 976; revised ordinances c 994, 1010, 1014, 1017; promenade con- 
certs c 1010; closing remarks, thanks to president c 1054 

O' Callahan, John C. 

petition for hearing on claim for damages caused by building ditches, 
Columbia st. a 315-refused a 6S7 c 692 

O'Connell, J. P. 

petition to erect guy-post, Old Heath st. a 764-granted a 770; petition to 
erect guy-post, Columbus ave. a 764-granted a 770 

O'Connell, Thomas. 

compensation for grade damages, Baldwin St., refused a 540 c 544 

Offal, Disposition of. (See Disposition of Offal.) 

Office Hours of Heads of Departments. (See Heads of 
Departments.) 

Officers and Boards. 

leave of absence to employees on account of death : see 

Citv Employees 

Officials, City. (6Ve City Officials, City Employees, Heads 
of Departments, and the different departments.) 

O'Flynn, Patrick C. 

petition to stretch guy-rope, Boylston st. a 497-granted a 505 

O'Hara, H., et ah. 

petition, use of Faneuil Hall a 315-granted a 31S 

O'Kane, Joseph. 

elected clerk of the common council c 15; order to pay $150 for services 
as reading clerk, passed c 975 a 9S6 

Old City Hall, Charlestown. (See also Public Buildings De- 
partment.) 

illumination of clock : order that the mayor be requested to instruct 
the fire commissioner to have clock illuminated, referred to the mayor 
CS44; order the superintendent of public buildings be requested, through 
the mayor, to place an electric light to illuminate clock, etc., referred to 
the mayor c 961 

Old Colony Railroad Company et ah. 

petition for an assessment of damages sustained by them by taking of 
land for sewer purposes, West Roxbury a 251-refused a 632 



Old Colony Steamboat Company. 

petition for renewal of its lease of its office in the Old State House a 729; 
report with order authorizing lease, referred to committees on streets and 
sewers a 833-report, accepted, order passed a 836-discussed c 842, S43- 
assigned c 843-taken up, discussed c S54, S55-amended, passed c S55- 
recommitted to committee on public buildings a S67-report, with order 
in new draft, accepted, passed a 920, 921, c 929-934 

Old Court House. 

bootblack stand: Wm. J. Sutherland, petition to maintain a 421; 
Wm. Goldwasser, petition to maintain a 421-granted a 425 

stands : David Jacobowicz, petition to maintain stand a 29- granted a 36; 
Leo Weiss, petition to maintain stand a 29-refused a 31S; Wm. Ford,, 
petition for renewal of permit a 29-granted a 121 ; Inkerman Chappell, 
petition for renewal of permit a 29-granted a 121 ; Thomas E. Burns 
et al., petition, renewal of permit a 29-granted a 121 ; Abraham Novo- 
grabelsky, petition for renewal of license a 49-grr. nted a 5S; Berd. 
Klarlield, petition to sell smallwares on steps or in City Hall ave. a 50— 
granted a SS-communiration from the mayor vetoing permit, veto sus- 
tained a 13S; Jacob Breuer, petition to maintain stand on steps a 139- 
refused a 31S; Arthur E. Blaisdell, petition to maintain stand on steps 
a 39S-granted a 425: Nicholas Caragionopullus, petition to maintain 
a 529; John M. Killeen, petition, license to sell fruit, etc. a 596-granted 
a 633-communication from the mayor vetoing permit, veto sustained 
a 654; M. Fitzpatrick, petition to exhibit X-rays a 720-refused a 73S; 
Abraham Price, petition to maintain stand on steps a 7S5; Wm. Ford,, 
petition to maintain aSSS; F. B. DeBlois, petition, to maintain stand 
on sidewalk a 919 

Old Harbor Glee Club. 

petition, transparency, Dorchester ave. a 564-granted a 610 

Old Harbor place and Atlantic street. 

laying out : order that the street commissioner, through the mayor, be 
requested to report an estimate of cost of laying out from Old Harbor 
st. to East Eighth St., referred to the mayor c 441 

Old Heath street. 

closing roadway : order to close during sewer construction, referred 

to committee on streets and sewers a 874 
guy-post : J. P. O'Connell, petition to erect a 764-granted a 770 
sewer : ordered a 690 

Old Public Library. 

use of: see Library Department 

Old South Meeting House Association. 

managers : John H. Lee and Joseph A. Conry, elected c 22 

Old State House. 

renewal of leases : see Mutual District Messenger Co. or Public 
Buildings Department; Public Buldings Department, or Chicago, Mil- 
waukee, & St. Paul Railway Company, or Old Colony Steamboat Com- 
pany 

Old Town Hall Dorchester. (See Public Buildings De- 
partment.) 

O'Leary, Thomas. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries a 203 

O'Leary, Thomas. 

erection building, Centre St., Roxbury, granted c 226, 227-referred to 
committee on streets and sewers a 230 

Oliver place. 

nuisance : report on the petition of Mrs. C. H. Whitney et als. for 
abatement of nuisance, recommending reference to board of police, 
accepted a 2S5 c 295 

Oliver street. 

nuisance: order that a special committee be appointed to investigate 
dump nuisance and report on same, discussed c 467, 46S-passed c 46S- 
committee appointed c 495-report, assigned c 5S7~taken up, accepted 
c 716 

Olney street. 

stable : William Q_. Wales, petition and order for hearing a 424-hearing 
a 496-granted a 542 

Olney-st. place. 

sewer : Timothy Gleavy et als., petition a 729 

Olsen, Joseph, et ah. 

petition, sewer, Curtis and Pope sts. a 902 

O'Meara, Dennis. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries c 154-refused a 450 c 455 

One Day in Seven for Firemen. (See Fire Department.) 



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O'Neil, A. 

bay-window, Columbus ave., petition and order for hearing a 423-hearing 
a 446-granted a 477 

O'Neil, W. H. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries a 251-refused a 569 c 579 

O'Neill, A. H. 

sidewalk, cor. Parker and New Heath sts., petition a 373-granted a 3S0 
Open-air Concerts. (See Summer Concerts.) 
Open-air Meetings, Salvation Army. (See Ordinances.) 
Orange Court. 

Claims: John F. Donlan, adm., petition to be paid balance remaining 
from tax sale of estate a 655-granted a 1006 c 100S 

Orchard, Edward, Councilman, Ward 23. 

qualified : page i 

appointed : committee on appropriations, park department, public 

buildings department, Fourth of July c 135, 136; committee on play- 
ground, ward 23 c 165 ; committee on special general committee c 200; 

committee on removal of Gibson-st. building c 294 ; committee on branch 

hospital, South Boston c 415 
orders offered: school, Forest Hills c 26; Walter St., improvement 

c 47; acceptance of Sharon and Rose sts. c 134; lamps, Woodlawn St. 

c 165 ; fire-alarm box, ward 23 c 395 ; school-house, Forest Hills c 395; 

plank-walk, Carolina ave. C415; South St., West Roxbury, widening 

c 495; Clifton St., condition c 592 
remarks : widening Tremont st. c 69, 70; school-house, Forest. Hills 

station c 94; acceptance of Sharon and Rose sts. c 134, 135; sanitation 

of school-houses c 556; loan bill c 649 

Orchard, Edward, et ah. 

petition, sewer, Fletcher and South sts. a S05 

Orchard, Robert, et ah. 

petition, sewer, Mozart ave., Selwyn and Arundel sts. a 764-report, no 
action necessary a 7S0 

Orchard Park. 

entrance : order that the committee on finance be requested to provide 
the sum of $10,000 to constitute a special appropriation for the purpose 
of providing a suitable entrance from Adams St., referred to committee 
on finance c 309 

extension : order that the committee on finance be requested to include 
in the next loan bill the sum of $60,000 for extension of park by taking 
the lot of land bounded by Yeoman, Orchard, and Chadwick sts., re- 
ferred to committee on finance c 273 

Orchard place. 

extension : order that the street commissioners, through the mayor, be 
requested to submit an estimate of the cost of extending to Roseclair 
St., referred to the mayor c 8S2 

Orchardale street. 

lamps : Alexander Stein, petition a 805 

stable : Alexander Stein, petition and order for hearing a 31-hearing 
a nS-granted a 150 

Ordinances. 

committee : appointed a 89 c 136; Alderman Hall, resigned a 633 

administration improvement : report of committee on topics in 
mayor's address relative to, that topics be referred to committee on 
ordinances, accepted c 134 a 140-report, no action nesessary, accepted 
a 540 c S44 

architect for public buildings department : see Public Build- 
ings Department 

bicycle riders, speed of: order that the bicycle riders be allowed to 
" scorch," or to ride faster than eight miles an hour, during June, July, 
and August, between the hours of 6 and 8 P.M., on certain streets in 
East Boston, passed c 591-referred to committee on rules and orders 

a 597 

carrying of paints, etc., through the streets : order that the 
committe on ordinances be requested to report an ordinance, prohib- 
iting the carrying of paints, paste, etc., through the streets in pails, 
unless the same are provided with proper covers, referred to committee 
on ordinances c 324-report, no action necessary, accepted c 551 

change in salaries of heads of financial departments : order 
that the committe on ordinances by directed to inquire and report what 
changes should be made in the salaries paid the heads of the financial 
department, passed a 483-referred to committee on ordinances c 4SS 

Civil engineers, building department : see Building Department 

compensation, city officials: order that the committee on ordi- 
nances be requested to report an ordinance that will prohibit salaried 
officials from rendering services to departments of the government of 
the Commonwealth and receiving compensation therefor, referred to 
committee on ordinances c 387-report, no action necessary, accepted 
c 5S2 

city employees taking part in political conventions: ordi- 
nance to amend chap. 3 of the Revised Ordinances of 1892, relative to 
salaried officers being an officer of any political caucus, or a member of 

no 



Ordinances, continued. 

any political committee or convention, passed a 235 c 263, 264; order 
that the committee on ordinances be requested to report an amendment 
to chap. 9, sect. 24 of the Revised Ordinances of 1S92 by striking out 
the words " or conventions," referred to committee on ordinances c 525 ; 
report that the order ought not pass, amended, discussed c 551, 552; 
ordered printed and assigned for one week c 552; taken up, discussed 
c 640645-order rejected, motion to assign reconsideration to next meet- 
ing, carried c 645-taken up, motion to reconsider lost c 680 

distribution of printed matter in the streets : Central Labor 
Union and Building Trades Council, petition for suspension of ordi- 
nance on Labor Day a 6S3~report, with order, accepted, passed a 690 
c 693; B. F. Keith, petition for an amendment to sect. 41 of chap. 43 of 
Revised Ordinances of 1892, as to distribution of printed matter in the 
streets a 830 

election of city messenger and clerk of committees : order 
that chaps. 9 and 10 of Revised Ordinances be amended by adding " by 
ballot" after the word "elected" in the first line, referred to committee 
on ordinances c 45-report, accepted, assigned c 272-taken up, orders 
rejected c 303 

extra compensation, city officials: order that any official or em- 
ployee of the city of Boston receiving a compensation from said city 
amounting to $3,000 or more shail not, directly or indirectly, receive 
any other emolument from any other business or proiession while in 
said city employ, referred to committee on ordinances c 161-report, 
accepted, order rejected c 359 

fast driving: see Fast Driving 

fast driving near Union station: see F'ast Driving near Union 
Station 

fire badges of members of city council : see City Council 

fire-escapes on buildings : order that the committee on ordinances 
be requested to consider and report what action is necessary on the part 
of the city council to oblige occupants of buildings equipped with 
closing fire. escapes to keep such fire-escapes open in the day time so 
that the same may be in good working order, referred to committee on 
ordinances c 939 

glass, etc., in streets : order that the committee on ordinances be 
requested to report a dralt of an ordinance to provide that any person 
who places or causes to be placed in any public way any glass, crock- 
ery, or other article which would be liable to injure the feet of children 
or animals or bicycle tires, shall be punished by a fine not exceeding 
twenty dollars, referred to committee on ordinances a 452; order that 
the committee on ordinances be requested to frame an ordinance making 
it a misdemeanor to place in the streets or in any public place, ashes, 
glass, iron, nails, tacks, or any other articles liable to injure bicycle 
tires and the feet of children and horses, referred to committee on ordi- 
nances c 43S-report, no action necessary, accepted a 540 c 544 

law officers not to do other business: order that the committee 
on ordinances be requested to report an amendment to the ordinances so 
as to provide that the law officers of ihe city of Boston shall not engage 
in any other business than that of the city, referred to committee on 
ordinances a 86, 87-report, with ordinance, referred lo committee on 
streets and sewers a 231 (report, recommitted to committee on ordi- 
nances, same meeting), report of committee on ordinances, accepted, 
assigned a 2S5- taken up, order rejected a 319 

new ward-rooms : see Public Buildings Department 

open-air meetings, Salvation Army : order that the petition of 
Wm.J, Brewer et als., relative to, be taken from files and referred to 
committee on ordinances, passed a 86 c 94 

peddling : petition of Richard J. Monks el ah. for the passage of an 
ordinance prohibiting pedling from cart in any street in the city be- 
tween the hours of 8 A.M. and 6.30 P.M. a 421-report, recommending 
reference to committee on rules and orders, accepted a 7S6-referred to 
committee on ordinances a 79S-report, no action necessary c 1036a 1058; 
regulation to amend section 17 oi chapter 6 of the Revised Regulations 
of 1S92, relating to use of streets by vehicles, referred to committee on 
rules a 7S9; report, accepted, regulation adopted a 790; order that 
expense of hearing be charged to city council, incidental expenses, 
passed a 766-discussed c 798, 799-rejected c 799-placed on file a 805; 
order that expense incurred by committee on ordinances for a hearing 
be charged to appropriation for incidental expenses, passed c 1029 a 1058 

replacing of broken glass : order that the committee on ordinances 
report an amendment to the ordinance to provide that owners and occu- 
pants of buildings shall replace broken panes of glass within twenty- 
four hours from the time that the accident occurs, referred to committee 
on ordinances c 270-report, accepted c 300 

revised ordinances : report of committee on ordinances submitting 
draft of Revised Ordinances of 1S96, containing all ordinances to date, 
with amendments thereto, and the standing regulations of the board 
of aldermen, with all changes and amendments to date, discussed a 971, 
97i-assigned a 972-taken up, referred to committee on streets and sewers 
a gS6-report, accepted, discussed a 9SS-9go-adopted a 990-assigned c 994- 
taken up, discussed c 1010-assigned c io23-taken up, question on recon- 
sideration of vote whereby orders were denied a second reading, dis- 
cussed c 10^01043-motion to reconsider lost c 1043-placed on file a 1060: 
ordinance relative to increase of salary of city auditor, treasurer, and 
collector, discussed c 1043-1045-referred to committee on ordinances 
c 1045; order that the report of the committee on ordinances be printed 
and a copy sent to each member of the council, withdrawn c 995 

salary of city messenger : see City Messenger Department 

salaries of city auditor, treasurer and collector: see Ordi- 
nances, revised ordinances 

snow and ice on sidewalks: order that the committee on ordi- 
nances be requested to report an amendment to chap. 43 of the Revised 
Ordinances of 1S92, to provide that the agent as well as the owner and 
tenant of a building shall be required to keep sidewalk in front of the 
same free from snow and ice, referred to committee on ordinances c 270, 
report, accepted, order rejected c 300, 301 

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Ordinances, continued ' . 

Statement of tuxes due, etc.: order that the committee on ordi- 
nances consider the expediency of passing; an ordinance requiring the 
city solicitor to certify in writing all claims of the cily for taxes and 
assessments outstanding against any particular estate, upon request 
and payment of a fee of twenty-five cents; vvitli authority to report an 
ordinance to meet the case, referred to committee on ordinances a 233, 
report, with ordinance, accepted, passed a 317, discussed c 322, 323, as- 
signed c 333, taken up, passed c 36S 

use of streets, part of Otis street : ordinance to amend chap. 43 of 
the Revised Ordinances of 1S92, relating to the use of streets, discussed 
a 34, 35, referred to committee on streets and sewers a 35, report, ac- 
cepted, ordinance passed a 57, discussed c 64-66, passed c 66 

ward O, ward-room : see Ward 6 

Ordway, Mary E. 

petition, compensation for loss of fowls killed by dogs a 919-granted 
a 922 

Ordway, Wendell H. 

petition, license to exhibit midgets a 964-granted a 966 

O'Reilly, John Boyle, Statue. 

order that the city engineer, under the direction of the board of park com- 
missioners, be authorized to expend the sum of $750 for the foundation 
and base of statue, in addition to amount authorized by order of the 
hoard of aldermen, approved April 21, 1S94, passed a 47S; preamble and 
order that a special committee be appointed to represent the city coun- 
cil on the occasion of the dedication of statue in the Back Bay Fens 
on Saturday, June 20, 1S96, passed c 5S7 a 597 ; committee appointed a 
597 ; order that the clerk of committees under the direction of the com- 
mittee on printing be directed to prepare and publish an edition of 
5,000 copies of a volume containing an account of the memorial services 
at the unveiling and presentation to the city of the O'Reilly monument, 
etc., passed a 627-referred to committee on printing c 636; order that 
expenses incurred in connection with the dedication be charged to 
appropriation for cily Council, incidental expenses, passed a S36 c S43 

Orgyia Leucostigma, Extermination of. (See Public 
Grounds Department.) 

Orient Heights. 

bridge to Chelsea : order that the committee on finance be requested 
to provide in the next loan bill a sum sufficient to construct bridge, 
referred to committee on finance a 25S 

combination wagon : see Fire Department 

lamps : F. Andrews et als., petition a 49 

public clock : see Fire Department 

Orient Heights Association. 

petition for removal of tracks, poles, and wires, Bennington and Walley 
sts., and for location of fire apparatus at Orient Heights a 50; order 
that the various petitions submitted last year, together with all reports 
and papers relating to the same, be taken from the files and referred to 
the proper committees of this year's city council, passed a 57 c 62 

Orleans street. 

cross-walk : order that the superintendent of streets be requested to 
construct, referred to committee on streets and sewers a 452 

improvements : order that the superintendent of streets be requested 
to report an estimate of the cost of improving and putting in proper 
condition for public travel from Maverick to Gore St., passed a 25S; 
communication from the mayor transmitting communication from the 
superintendent of streets relative to, referred to committee on finance 
a 276 

macadamizing : order that the city auditor be authorized to transfer 
from the appropriation for street improvements, wards 1 and 2, the sum 
of $7,200, to constitute a special appropriation for macadamizing from 
Maverick st. to Cove St., passed a 319 c 323 

transfer street improvements : see Street Department, appropria- 
tion for street improvements, ward 2 

Orleans and Webster streets. 

sign : John J. Sloane, petition a 964-granted a 967 ; communication from 
the mayor vetoing permit, veto sustained a 970, 971 

Orlick, Philip. 

petition, sign, Washington st. a 39S-granted a 539 

Osgood, Emma A. 

bay-windows, Elm St., petition and order for hearing a 120-hearing a 139 

Otis street. 

use of part of street : see Ordinances 

sign : Meyers & Andrews, petition to project a 1005 

O'Toole, L. J. 

petition to construct area in sidewalk, Harrison ave. a 625-granted a 631 ; 
petition, lamp, Reed terrace a 764; bay-windows, Harrison ave. and 
Northampton St., petition and order for hearing a 832-hearing a 864- 
granted a 915 

O'Toole, Lawrence J., et als. 
petition, sewer, Massachusetts ave. a S65 



O'Toole, Patrick. 

erection, building, Boylston st., granted c 226 a 230 

O'Toole, Patrick J., Councilman, Ward 13. 

qualified : page i 

appointed : committee on rules and orders of the common council c 26 
committee on building department, contingent expenses, institutions; 
department, Fourth of July, rules and orders c 135-137; committee on 
harbor improvement c 294; committee on branch hospital, South Boston 
c 415; southern union station c 415 

orders offered : police ambulance, South Boston c 26; asphalting, 
ward 13 c 26; extension of Tudor st. c 26; municipal lighting, rescind- 
ing order c Si, municipal lighting, appointment of committee c 81; 
southern station c 309, 367; branch hospital, South Boston c 367; water- 
ing-trough, South Boston c 415; branch hospital, South Boston, out- 
patients c 464; southern union station, more time to report c 494; chang- 
ing street signs c 560; public hearing, southern union station c 621 ; 
fire-escapes, public institutions c 621 ; erection of buildings during 
common council recess C646; investigation of riots c 705 ; compensa- 
tion for city employees who have not received vacations c 717; vacation 
for city employees c 717; police ambulance, South Boston c 938 

remarks: municipal lighting c no; southern union station c 309, 310; 
gymnasium, South Boston c 5SS, 5S9; death of ex-Governor Russell c 
7'3J gymnasium appropriation, South Boston c 1046 

Ottawa street. 

cross-walk to Lansing street: report, no action necessary (peti- 
tion referred last year), accepted a 403 
tree : Sarah E. Morrill, petition, removal a 564-granted a 663 

Ourish, Jacob. 

petition to be paid for loss of fowls killed by dogs a 472-granted a 733 

Overseeing of the Poor Department. 

committee : appointed a S9 c 136 

board of overseers : Isaac T. Campbell, Henry V. Cunningham, 
Rachel E. S. Thorndike, Charles Logue, appointed a 4iS-conhrmed 
a 44S; Frederick W. Stuart, appointed a 970-confirmed a 9S7 

examination of funds : order that the committee on overseeing of 
the poor department be authorized to make the annual examination of 
the securities for trust funds in charge of the overseers of the poor, and 
report as to the condition thereof, passed a 233 c 262, report, accepted 
c 35S, 359, ordered printed and assigned a 373, taken up, accepted a 309 

Page, Charles J., et al. 

petition that trees be planted on both sides Westland ave. a 421 

Page, Dana S. 

petition, sign, Call st. a 529-granted a 539 

Page, Kilby. 

bay-windows, Hanover St., petition and order for hearing a 252-hearing a 
279-granted a 477 

Page, L. J. 

petition, permit to set oft' fireworks a 6S3-granted a 690 ■• 

Page avenue. 

lamps : M. F. & D. J. Sullivan, petition a 497 

Page avenue and Glenway street. 

sidewalks : M. F. & D.J. Sullivan, petition a 77S-granted a 780 

Paine, C. J. & R. T. 

petition to erect building-, Duncan st. a S3; ,stable, Duncan St., petition and 
order for hearing a 377-hearing a 420-granted a 452; petition to erect 
building, Duncan St. a 397- referred to committee on streets and sewers 
a 450-report, accepted, permit granted a 506 c 507 

Paine Furniture Company. 

petition to project signs, cor. of Friend and Market, and Canal and Mar- 
ket sts. a 950-g ranted a 954 

Paine, Robert Treat. 

petition for release to him by the city of the right to use a party-wall, Tre- 
mont st. a 3QS-i-eport, with order, accepted, passed c 550-referred to com- 
mittee on streets and sewers a 566-report, accepted, order passed a 743; 
stable, Holliday St., petition and order for hearing a So6-hearing a S64- 
refused a 876 

Paine, W. A. 

petition that a certain sum paid for dog license be refunded c 579-granted 
0694 a 731 

Paints, etc., Carrying of, through the Streets. (See Ordi- 
nances.) 

Palmer street. 

hoisting-crane : John F. Newton, petition to project a 203-granled a iSS 



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Pannini, Louis. 

petition, barber-poles, Way st. a 964-granted a 967-communication from 
the mayor vetoing permit, veto sustained a 970, 971 

Parelson, Charles. 

petition, lamp, Marginal st. a 497-granted a 505 

Paris street. 

sign : War Kee, petition a 8S7-granted a 8y6 

sidewalk : L. A. Ginsberg, petition a i6S-granted a jSo; M. Kaplan, 
petition a 764-granted a 771; John Anderson, petition a 765-granted 
a 771 ; order for construction in front of estate of Bridget Gray, referred 
to committee on streets and sewers a 769 

Paris and Sumner streets. 

illuminated sign : John McGee, petition to project illuminated sign, 
granted a C12 

Park, Wm. D. 

erection building, LaGrange St., granted c 195 a 205 

Park Department. 

committee : appointed a 89 c 136 

commissioners: Charles E. Stratton appointed member of board 
a 4iS-confirmed a 449 

accident at Marine Park, Farragnt I>ay : order that a spocial 
committee be appointed to investigate the recent accident caused by the 
overcrowding of the float at the landing, with authority to employ a 
stenographer, etc., and report their findings in print, discussed, passed, 
committee appointed c 6So-referred to committee on streets and sewers 
a 6S4-notice of rejection of order, placed on file c 974 

appropriation, land taken for public parks : communication 
from the mayor transmitting a statement from the city auditor that a 
deficit ot $102,120.03 is to be provided for, referred to committee on 
finance c 406 

base-ball at Franklin park for woi kiugiiK 11 : see Franklin 
Park 

bathing at Marine park : order that the mayor be requested to 
instruct the board ot park commissioners to take the necessary steps in 
order that citizens of Boston may be allowed the use of the bathing 
facilities without being obliged to pay charges, referred to the mayor C639 

batlis at Wood Island park : see Wood Island Park 

batbs, maintenance of by the city : order that the mayor be re- 
quested to instruct the board of park commissioners to include in their 
estimates for the year 1S97, a sum sufficient tor the maintenance ot baths 
at the Pavilion, Marine park, so that baths may be furnished free, 
amended so as to include all bath-houses in charge of park commission, 
ers, passed a 890 c 934 

bicycle path in park system : order that the park commissioners, 
through the mayor, be requested to carefully consider the feasibility of 
converting the " bridle path " as now existing in the park system and 
extending the same to the various limits of the park into a roadway for 
the exclusive use of bicycle and tricycle riders, and to report within two 
weeks resolution relative to, referred to committee on park department 
C 434, 435-report, referred to the mayor c 525 a 537; communication from 
the mayor transmitting communication from the park commissioners 
and landscape architects relative to, sent up c 634-placed on file a 662 

boat locations on the strandway: order that the park commis- 
sioners be requested, through the mayor, to provide a suitable site for 
Henry Hutchinson for a location in place of the one now occupied by 
him, referred to the mayor c 360; order that the park commissioners be 
requested, through the mayor, to provide a suitable site for Robert F. 
Bibber for a location on the strandway in place of one now occupied by 
him, referred to the mayor c 394 

covering, Castle Island bridge : order that the park commissioners 
be requested to place a partial covering over the bridge running from 
Marine park to Castle island, such covering to be as near the centre of 
said bridge as possible, passed c 80 aS5-communication from the park 
commissioners c 141-placed on file c 154 

covering over Cottage-st. bridge, Kast Boston : see Cottage- 
st. Bridge, Kast Boston 

cutting down hills, South Boston: order that the board of park 
commissioners be requested to report as to the advisability of cutting 
down the balance of the hills between G and H sts., and adjacent to 
Fifth and Sixth sts., and utilizing the materials for filling, in connection 
with the strandway, referred to the mayor c 110; communication from 
the mayor transmitting communication from the park commissioners 
relative to, placed on file c 126 

Dorchester park : see Dorchester Park 

employees : order that the mayor be requested to instruct the park 
commissioners to report a complete list of all employees in said depart- 
ment, stating the name, residence, salary, and kind of employment in 
each case, passed c 46-referred to committee on park department a 51- 
report, accepted, order passed a 344; order that the mayor be requested 
to instruct the park commissioners to give employment to the men 
lately suspended in the department, passed a 25S c 264 

execution of court, deficit: communication from the mayor trans- 
milting letter from the city auditor stating that an execution of court 
amounting to $9,053.07 has been paid for land taken for public parks 
for which there is no appropriation at present, referred to committee 
on finance a 341 

facilities for watering horses: order that the mayor request the 
park commissioners to report as to the expediency of providing facili- 
ties for watering horses at the entrance to Franklin park on Blue Hill 
ave. and other convenient places in the park system, referred to the 
mayor c 590 

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Park Department, continued. 

ferry to Castle Island : bond approved a 449 

flooding of land for skating: communication from the park com- 
missioners replying to order of Dec. 26, 1895, requesting that the marsh 
land bounded by Dorchester ave., Locust St., Mt. Washington ave., and 
Kemp St., be flooded for skating purposes, that said land is private 
property, and cannot be used for the purpose desired, sent down a 31- 
placed on file c 40 

gymnasium, Charlestown playground: see Charlestown Play- 
ground 

hand-ball court: «r Charlestown Playground 

height of buildings on line of park system : see Legislative 
Matters 

Jamaica park and arborway : see Jamaica Park and Arborway 

John Boyle O'Reilly statue: see O'Reilly, John Boyle 

laborers, work for : order that the mayor be requested to instruct the 
park commissioners to employ such number of laborers on the public 
parks as the appropriation at their disposal will allow, passed a 56 c 61, 62 

loan : resolutions approving of loan of $1,000,000 for completion of park 
system now pending in the General Court, passed c 441 a 447 

Marine park, East Boston : order that the board of park commis- 
sioners, through the mayor, be requested to report on the expediency and 
probable cost of establishing a Marine park at Jeffries Point, referred to 
the mayor c Soi ; communication from the mayor transmitting communi- 
cation from the park commissioners, relative to, placed on file c 927, 928 

North End Park : nee North End Park 

parkway across South Bay : order that the hoard of park commis- 
sioners, through the mayor, report to this body the advisability of con- 
structing a parkway from the proposed strandway across South bay to 
the junction of Swett st. and Massachusetts ave., etc., referred to the 
mayor c 5S7 

permanent basis : order that the park commissioners be requested, 
through the mayor, to report what mode of procedure is necessary to 
place park department on a permanent basis, discussed c 45, 46-passed 
c 46 

playground, Jamaica park : see Park Department 

revenue from places leased, etc., by department : order that 
the mayor instruct the board of park commissioners to report the amount 
of revenue from all sources to Oct. 1, 1S96; the number of places leased, 
together with the name of the lessee, the terms and revenue in each case, 
and the purpose of the leases; also the bathing capacity in the pavilion, 
Marine park, the number of bathers accommodated, etc., passed a 787; 
communication from the mayor transmitting communication from park 
commissioners relative to, ordered printed and assigned a S29-taken up, 
discussed, placed on file a S90 

sand pit, North End : order that the mayor request the park com- 
missioners to locate a sand pit in the North End, Copps hill site, for the 
school children during the summer months, referred to the mayor c 5S7 

seats in Back Bay Fens : see Back Bay Fens 

strandway, completion of: see Strandway 

trees and shrubbery, Boston Harbor : report on the communica- 
tion from the park commissioners (referred last year) relative to planting 
trees, etc., on the islands in the harbor, recommending that the com- 
munication be placed on file c 35S a 373 

visit of common council : order that arrangements be made for visit 
to park system, passed c 525-communication from the park commis- 
sioners relative to, placed on file c 548 

wall along Charles-st. side of Charles river : order that the 
park commissioners be requested to report upon the advisability of 
building a wall along the Charles-st. side of Charles river embankment 
in order that the refuse from the subway may be used for filling; also to 
include an esfimate of expense, referred to the mayor c 1 1 i-communica- 
tion from the mayor transmitting communication from the park com- 
missioners relative to, placed on file c 178 

Wood Island Park : see Wood Island Park 

yachts in. Dorchester Bay : order that the mayor instruct the park 
commissioners to give owners of yachts in Dorchester bay one month 
longer than the time specified at present for moving the yachts outside 
of the proposed strandway limit, referred to the mayor c 825 

Park square. 

cellar: Edward B. Bailey el at., trustees, petition to excavate to grade 

8 a 763-granted a 772 
tire apparatus : see Fire Department 
iron post with clock in sidewalk: C. E. Davis, petition to erect 

a 764-granted a 771-communication from the mayor vetoing permit, 

veto sustained a 775 
sign : R. F. Munch, petition a 564-granted a 610 

Park street. 

building: Martin Bates estate, petition to erect a 901-granled c 1057 
a 1059 

Park street, Charlestown. 

standing of wagons : W. E. & J. E. Strong, petition that leave be 
granted to stand wagons in front of place of business a 942-report, no 
action necessary a 96S 

Park street, Dorchester. 

electric light: order that the superintendent of lamps locate and 

maintain an electric light, passed a 629 
Gibson estate, clearing of: see Gibson Estate, Park st., Dorchester 
poles : New England Telephone and Telegraph Company, petition to 

erect a 372-order for hearing a 539-hearing a 563 -granted a 62S; Charles 

E, Kingsbury, ttdmf., et at., remonstrance against erection a 564 
tree: order to remove tree in front of estate of W. N. Potter, passed 

a 122; Emma J. Thayer, petition, removal a 472 

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PARK 



FENNIMAN 



Park street, Roxbury. 

sidewalk: Howard Bros. 



petition a 422-granted a 42S 



Park street, West Roxbury. 

condition : order that the committee on street department ascertain the 
condition of the street and sidewalks, and report action necessary to 
remedy same, referred to committe on street department c 469 

construction : order that the committee on finance be requested to 
include in the first loan bill the sum of $5,000 for, referred to committee 
on finance c 493 

Parke, George W. 

petition to award damages to property caused by blasting, and also to be 
paid for stone taken from land and used on Blue Hill ave. a 964 

Parker, Thomas, et al. 

petition to remove tree, Rockville park a 777 

Parker & Co. 

petition, sign, State st. a 655-granted a 665 

Parker Hill avenue. 

poles: New England Telephone and Telegraph Company, petition to 
erect a 529-order for hearing a 539-hearing a 563-granted a 578 

Parker street, Charlestown. 

sewer : order that the superintendent of streets be requested to remove 
a sewer running through private property of James E. Norton and 
Timothy A. Scott, etc., referred to committee on streets and sewers 
a 207-report, with order in new draft, accepted, passed a 260 

Parker street, Roxbury. 

guy-post : C. Everett Clark & Co., petition to erect a 77S-granted a 7S0 

sidewalks : ordered a 123 

stable: remonstrance of D.J. Brennan against erection a 777, 778 

Parker and Bickford streets. 

buildings : John Cavanagh & Son, petition to move a75o-granted a 754 

Parker and New Heath streets. 

sidewalk : A. H. O'Neil, petition a 373-granted a 3S0 

Parker, King, and Elmwood streets. 

poles: New England Telephone and Telegraph Company, petition to 
erect a 1 19-order for hearing a 73S-hearing a 749-granted a 773 

Parkman street. 

toy-wiudow : Abraham Finkelstein, petition and order for hearing 
a 424-hearing, assigned a 446-taken up, referred to committee on streets 
and sewers a 471 

Parkman, Dix, and Centre streets, Dorchester. 

roadway : order.that the superintendent of streets be requested to close 
during sewer construction, referred to committee on streets and sewers 
a 379-report, accepted, order passed a 381 

Parritt, Mrs. A. G., et ah. 

petition, electric light, junction Mt. Vernon and Hancock sts. a 625; peti- 
tion, electric light, Hancock St. a 655 

Parsons, Michael A. 

order that the mayor be authorized to execute, in behalf of the city, an 
instrument releasing for a nominal consideration the right to use as a 
parly wall that part of the wall of the Mechanic Arts High School, on 
Belvidere St., etc., referred to committee on public lands c 387, 388-re- 
port, accepted, order passed c 407, 40S a 423 

Passage of Vessels through the Draws. 

order that a special committee be appointed to inquire into and report 
some method of expediting the passage of vessels through the draws, at 
the various bridges of the city, passed c 310-committee appointed 336; 
report requesting further time, accepted, further time granted c 436; 
order that further time be allowed committee to make report, passed c 
464 

Patriots' Day. 

order for appointment of special committee to consider and prepare a plan 
for celebration of the 19th of April, passed c 273 a 281 ; committee 
appointed c 312; order that the committee on the celebration be requested 
to report a band concert in North sq., on the evening of the 20th of 
April, referred to committee on Patriots' Day c 367 ; order that the mayor 
be authorized to expend a sum not exceeding $500 for the celebration, 
said amount to be charged to appropriation for city council, incidental 
expenses, passed a 379 c 3S6; order that board of police be requested to 
cause bells to be rung morning, noon, and sunset, passed c 396 a 39S ; 
order that the mayor be requested to cause a salute of 100 guns to be 
fired on Boston common, etc., passed c 396 a 39S; order that the mayor 
request the secretary of the navy to have a salute fired at the Charles- 
town navy yard at morning, noon, and sunset, passed c 396 a 39S 

Patrol Boat, Dorchester. {See Police Department.) 



Paul Boynton Chute Company. 

petition, license for water chute at amusement grounds of the West End 
Street Railroad Company, on Huntington ave., for the chute a 447-re- 
port, laid on table a 47S-taken up, recommitted to committee on licenses 
a 499-granted a 6SS 

Paul Gore street. 

barber-pole: John N. Burwell, petition a 228-granted a 234; commu- 
nication from the mayor vetoing permit, veto sustained a 250 
sidewalk : Mrs. Mary A. Cashman, petition a 472-granted a 484 
stable : Annie B. Crozier, petition and order for hearing a732-hearing a 
762, 763-refused a 8q2 

Paul Gore and Centre streets. 

bay-windows : Frederick Morlock, petition and order for hearing 

a 85-hearing a 1 18-granted a 207 
sidewalk : Frederick Morlock, petition a 750-granted a 754 

Pauper Burials. {See Mt. Hope Cemetery Department.) 

Pay for Injured Firemen. {See Fire Department.) 

Payment of Unused Amusement Tickets. 

resolve, that in the opinion of the members of the common council, the 
regulations for places of amusement should be so amended as to com- 
pel proprietors to refund the money for tickets bought in advance, when 
said tickets cannot be used and are offered to said proprietors or their 
agents two hours prior to the commencement of the performance, passed 
c 161, question came on motion to reconsider, notice of which was filed 
February 13, motion carried, indefinitely postponed c 309 

Payson, Wm. E. 

report, no action on petition to erect building, Burlington ave. and Miner 
st., accepted c 227 a 229 

Payson & Rowe. 

petition to erect building, Blue Hill ave. a 864-granted c 103S a 1060 

Pazzella, Frank. 

petition, sign, Chelsea st. a nS-granted a 234 

Peabody, Francis, Jr., et ah., trustees. 
petition, sewer from Arlington st. to Berkeley st. in a passageway lying 
between Boylslon and Newbury sts. a 139-granted a 149; petition to 
place area in sidewalk, Washington st. a 2Sc—granted a 2S7 ; petition to 
lay pipes, Washington st. a 398-order for hearing a 403-hearing a 420- 
granted a 429 

Pearl street. 

sign: Lounsbury, Nichols and Worth, petition a 729-granted a 73S; 
Lounsbury, Nichols, & Worth, petition to project a io^S-granted a 1062 

Pearl street, Dorchester. 

lamp : Ansel T. Denison et als., petition to replace a 865 

Pearl and West Sixth streets. 

poles : New England Telephone and Telegraph Company, petition to 
erect a 49-hearing a 777-granted a 7S1, 7S2 

Pearlestein, P. 

petition, sign, Merrimac st. a 763-granted a 772 

Pellegrino, H. 

petition, lamp, Motte st. a 167-granted a 207 

Pemberton square. 

area, etc. : A. F. Sise, trustee, petition to construct a 497-granted a 505 
guy-posts : Woodbury & Leighton, petition to erect a 530-granted 
a 542 

Pembroke street. 

release of conditions : Wm. T. Hart, petition for release and modi- 
fication of conditions imposed by the city in deed of estates a So5-report, 
with order, accepted, discussed c S53, S54~passed c S54~referred to com- 
mittee on streets and sewers a S67 

repairing : order that the superintendent of streets, through the mayor, 
be requested to make some needed repairs to the surface between Tre- 
mont st. and Warren ave., passed c 939 

Penal Institutions, Separation from Lunatic Hospital. 

{See Legislative Matters.) 

Penfield street. 

stable : John N. Wills, petition and order for hearing a 343-hearing 
a 420-granted a 430; John M. Wills, petition and order for hearing a 77S- 
hearing a 829-granted a S36 

Penniman Bros. 

communication from the fire commissioners relative to license for petro- 



leum, approved a 377 



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PLAYGROUND 



Pepper, James. 

petition, compensation] personal injuries a 315-refused a 569-recommitted 
C579 

Percival avenue. 

lamps : Edward N. Capon et al., petition a 777 

Perkins & White. 

petition, compensation for damages to tug " Wm. Cleary " by the ferry- 
boat " Revere " a 1 18 

Perkins street. 

sewer : order that superintendent of streets be requested to construct 
sewer, referred to the mayor c 416; Win. Jacobs et al., petition a 565 

Stable : Win. Tobin, petition and order for hearing a 343-hearing a 420- 
granted a 430; Wm. Tobin, petition and Older for hearing a 627-hear- 
ing, given leave to withdraw a 72S 

widening: order that the committee on street laying-out department 
report on the advisability of widening, referred to committee on street 
laving. out department c 416-report, with order, accepted, passed c 491 
a 49S; communication from the mayor transmitting communication 
from the street commissioners giving estimate of cost of widening, 
sent up c 669-referred to committee on finance a 6S3, 6S4 

widening iind grading: order that the superintendent of streets be 
requested to report an estimate of the cost, passed a 7S2; communica- 
tion from the mayor transmitting communication from the superin- 
tendent of streets, referred to committee on finance a 829 

Perlman, Joseph. 

petition, sign, North st. a 529-granted 8539 

Perry, Margaret. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries a42i-refused a 906 c 92S 

Peter Parley road. 

sidewalk : Elizabeth Palmer et al., petition a 565-granted a 577 

Peter Parley street. 

sidewalks : granted a 4S4 

Peters, Alvah H. 

preamble and resolutions concerning retirement from office as city mes- 
senger, passed c 43S a 447; order that resolutions be suitably engrossed 
and framed, passed c 43S a 44S 

Peters, Andrew J., et al. 

petition, sewer, Walk Hill St. a 655 

Peters, Mrs. Andrew J. 

petition, compensation for loss of fowls a 342-granted a 733; petition to 
be paid for loss of fowls a 497-granted a 504 

Peterson, Frederick C, et als. 

petition, lamps, Havey st. a 9191. 

Peterson, M. R. 

petition, illuminating sign, Hanover St. a 280-granted a 2SS 

Petroleum. (See also Fire Department.) 

inspectors : James H. Cleaves, N. Porter Cleaves, David T. Dodge, 
Robert F. Means, appointed a 371-confirmed a 399 

Pfaff, H. J., estate. 

petition to erect building, Columbus ave. a 420-granted c 46S a 473; 
stable, Columbus ave., petition and order for hearing a 424-hearing 
a 496-granted a 542 

Pfaff, H. & J., Brewing Company. 

petition to erect building, Columbus ave. a 785; petition to erect building, 
Columbus ave. a 7Ss-granted c S54 a S67 

Phillips, Mary W. 

petition, compensation for damages to estate by change of grade, Talbot 
ave. a 625 

Phillips School. 

flag-staff: see School Department 
sanitary condition : see School Department 

Phillips street. 

sidewalk : John P. I-ang, refused a 429 

Pickens, Adoniram J., Jr. 

appointed measurer of grain a 82-confirmed a 120 

Pickett, John B. 

petition, license for sparring and athletic entertainment, Armory building 
a 9-granled a 9; order that license for a sparring and athletic exhibition, 
March 31, be transferred, passed a 2J2 



Pierce, Charles W., el a Is. 

petition, sewer, Hobart st. a 497-granted a 577 

Pierce Farm. 

nre-alarin box : order that the mayor request the fire commissioner to 
locate a fire-alarm box at farm, passed a 895 

Pierce, Henry L., ex-Mayor. 

resolutions on death 1001-1003; order that committee be appointed to 
attend funeral; committee appointed; order that City Hall be closed at 
time of funeral, passed; order that flags be displayed at half-mast until 
after the funeral, passed a 1002 c 1003 

Pierce, J. Homer, et als. 

petition for hearing and protest against Quincy St. Consumptives' Home, 
referred to committee on streets and sewers a 994 

Pierce street, Dorchester. 

sewer : order for construction, referred to committee on streets and 
sewers a 1006, 1007-report, accepted, order passed a 1007 

Pierpont street. 

land: Annie M. Cassidy et als., petition for release by the city of any 
title or claim which it may have in land a 251-report, with order, 
accepted, passed a 47S-assigned c 4SS-tak.ec up, referred to commitee on 
public lands c 5S6- report, accepted, order passed c 704 

Pilling, Frank J. 

petition for license for museum for the season a 421-granted a 425 

Pinckney street. 

area and coal vault : Coolidge S. Roberts, petition a 6S3-granted 
a 690 

Pinckney, Myrtle, and other streets. 

guy-posts : John S. Jacobs & Son, petition to erect a 119-granted a 123 

Pintsch Compressing Company. 

order that the committee on fire department be requested to investigate 
the numerous complaints arising from the smoke and obnoxious gases 
emanating from s;iid works, and also to inquire into the matter of fire 
danger to adjoining property by the maintenance of said works in their 
present location, referred to committee on fire department c 161-report, 
referred to fire commissioner c 40S a 423 

Pipe Line System, East Boston. (See East Boston.) 
Piscopo, Benjamin. 

bay-windows, Maverick sq., petition and order for hearing a 765-hearing 
a 776-granted a S96 

Piscopo & Company. 

petition, lantern, Fleet st. a 72S-granted a 7S1 

Pistorino, Fortunate 

petition, barber.poles, E. Eighth st. a S30-granted a S75 

Pitts, Kimball, & Lewis. 

petition, sign, Washington st. a S64~granted a S75 

Pitts street. 

stable : C. T. Walker & Sons, petition and order for hearing a 987- 
hearing a 1069 

Placido, P. 

petition, sign, Fleet St. a 763-granted a 772 

Plant, Thomas G. 

petition, sewer, Bickford St. a 625 

Playground, Brighton. 

M. M. Hammond el alx.. petition that playground be provided for boys 
in that section of Brighton known as East Allston, and that Timmins 
field be said playground, referred to committee on public grounds c 494 ; 
order that the superintendent of public grounds be authorized to hire the 
vacant land belonging to Arthur Timmins, located between Common- 
wealth and Brighton aves., to be used as a playground, etc., referred to 
committee on public grounds c 469-report, accepted, order passed 
c 550 a 566 



Playground, Boston 

Department.) 

Playground, Fellows street. 



Common. (Set Public Grounds 
(See Fellows Street.) 



Playground, Neponset. (See Neponset.) 

Playground, Nightingale Field. (See Nightingale Field.) 



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POLICE 



Playground, South Boston, Ward 14. 

order that Ihe committee on appropriations be requested to include in the 
appropriation bill a sum sufficient for the removal ot the trees from the 
city land between M and O sts., and First and Second sts., and for 
grading and otherwise preparing' such land for the purpose of a play- 
ground) referred to committee on appropriations c So, Si-referred to 
committee on finance a 170 c 179; order that the superintendent of public 
grounds, through the mayor, be requested to submit an estimate of the 
cost of suitably preparing, for playground purposes, the land belonging 
to the city located between M and O sts. and First and Second sts., re- 
ferred to the mayor c 107; order that the street commissioners, through 
the mayor, be requested to surrender to the public grounds department 
the care of the land belonging to the city, situated between M and O 
and First and Second sts., in order that said land may be utilized for 
purpose of a playground, referred to the mayor c 107; order that the 
street commissioners surrender the parcel of land bounded by M and O 
sts. and First and Second sts., to the public grounds department to be 
used for playground purposes, referred to committee on public lands 
c 46S-report, no further action necessary, accepted c 550; order that the 
parcel of about one hundred and eighty-nine square feet of land belong. 
ing to the city, situated between East First and East Second sts., and 
M and O sts., be transferred from street commissioners and placed in 
charge of the department of public grounds, to be used as a playground, 
passed c 524-referred to committee on streets and sewers a 537-report, 
accepted, order passed a 631 ; communication from the mayor approving 
order for the transfer of old Lunatic Hospital grounds lor a playground, 
referred to committee on streets and sewers a 624-placed on hie a 632 ; 
order that the auditor be hereby authorized to transfer the sum of $5,000 
from street improvements, ward 14, to public grounds department for 
improvement of playground, ward 14, referred to the mayor c S27 ; com- 
munication from the mayor recommending transfer of appropriation 
of $15,000 for gymnasium, Commonwealth park, to the park department 
for gymnasium on the playground at First St., cor. M St.; order for 
transfer, passed a 947-assigned c 95S-taken up, discussed c 995-997- 
assigned c 997-taken up, discussed c 1046, 1047-order rejected c 1047- 
placed on file a 1060 

Playground, 'Ward 3. 

order that a special committee be appointed to consider the question of 
providing a playground, and selecting a suitable site, assigned c 107- 
taken up, passed c 273-committee appointed c 311 ; order that the com- 
mittee on finance be requested to include in the next loan order the sum 
of $60,000 for the purchase of the estate, containing about 90,000 square 
feet, now owned by the Oriental Oil Works, etc., referred to committee 
on finance a 233; report of special committee, with order that the com- 
mittee on finance be requested to provide in the next loan order the 
sum of $65,000 for a playground, ordered printed and assigned c 1009- 
taken up, referred to the next city government c 1047 a 1060 

Playground, Ward 9. 

order that the mayor be requested to consider with the park commissioners 
the feasibility of purchasing lot of land known as the Female Asylum 
on Washington St., between Lovering pi. and Asylum St., also the 
houses and land on Harrison ave.,and the construction of a playground 
for the children ; substitute order, that special committee be appointed 
to consider the location for a playground, discussed c 339, 340-amended, 
passed c 340-committee appointed c 406-report, requesting that further 
time be allowed, accepted, further time granted c 525 

Playground, Ward 15. 

order that a special committee be appointed to consider the subject, and 
select a site for a playground, laid over c 200-taken up, passed c 273- 
committee appointed c 312-report, accepted, further time granted c 416- 
report, with order that the committee on finance be requested to provide 
in the next loan bill the sum of $35,000 for the purpose of providing 
playground in ward 16, formerly ward 15, etc., report, accepted, order 
referred to committee on finance c 495 

Playground, Ward 19. 

order that a special committee be appointed to investigate and report the 
expediency of purchasing the land adjoining land of Higland park 
known as St. Elizabeth Hospital property tor use as a playground, 
passed c 395; committee appointed c 415; report with order that the 
committee on finance be requested to provide the sum of $iS,300 for the 
purchase of the property adjoining Highland park, known as the St. 
Elizabeth Hospital property, for use as a playground, accepted, order 
passed c 549, 550 a 565 

Playground, Ward 22. (See Ward 22.) 

Playground, Ward 23. 

order that a special committee be appointed to select a suitable site for a 
playground, and report upon advisability and probable cost of same, 
laid over c 10S; taken up, passed c 133; committee appointed c 165; 
report c 265, 26*)-ordered printed and assigned c 266; taken up (CD. 67), 
passed c 302 a 316; order that the committee on finance include in the 
next loan order the sum of $jS.ooo for a playground known as Billings 
field, referred to committee on finance a 207 

Playground, Ward 24. (See Neponset.) 

Playground and School Site, North End. 

End.) 



(See North 



Pleasant street. 

arc light : Edison Electric Illuminating Co., petition a 118-granted a 141 
gas lamp : Rev. James Yeames, petition a 22S-granted a 234 
sign : A. Goldman, petition a 564-granted a 738 

Pleasant street, Charlestown. 

macadamizing : order that the superintendent of streets, through the 
mayor, be requested to report an estimate of the cost of macadamizing 
between Main and Warren sts., referred to the mayor c 36S; communi- 
cation from the mayor transmitting communication from the superin- 
tendent of streets giving estimate of cost, referred to committee on 
finance c 3S4 

Pleasant and Freeport streets, Dorchester. 

electrie light at junction: order that the superintendent of lamps 
be directed to locate and maintain, passed a 14S 

Pleasant andgTremont streets. 

arc lights : Edison Electric Illuminating Co., petition a 39S-granted 
a S°S 

Plumbing. 

order that the mayor request the building commissioner to report whether 
or not so much of the law as requires a report to the government on or 
before June 1, 1S95, in relation to plumbing has been complied with, and 
if not, how soon such report can be forwarded, passed a 37; communi- 
cation from the building commissioner relative to, placed on file a 83 

Pneumatic Tubes. (See Boston Pneumatic Transit Co.) 
Poland, M. E. 

petition to run two telephone wires, Dudley St. a 446 

Poleri, Lawrence. 

petition, gas lamp, North St. a 421-g ranted a 539 

Police Boat "Protector." (See Institutions Department.) 
Police Department. 

committee : appointed a SS c 136 

ambulance, *>o. Boston : order for transfer of $500 from appropri- 
ation for street improvements, ward 13, $500 from ward 14, and $500 
from ward 15, said sums to constitute a special appropriation for am- 
bulance, referred to committee on finance c 93S 

compensation for caucus duty: order that the board of police be 
requested to report on the expediency of providing extra compensation 
at the rate of fifty cents an hour, or fraction thereof, to each regular or 
special police officer detailed for duty at caucuses or state and city elec- 
tions, referred to the mayor c S02 

day-off for policemen: order that board ot police, through the 
mayor, be requested to include in their annual estimates for 1S97 a sum 
sufficient for the purpose of granting one day's leave of absence a 
month for the regular patrolmen, referred to the mayor c 90S 

distribution off liquor licenses: order that the board of police 
commissioners be requested to prepare and transmit a statement show- 
ing the distribution of liquor licenses by wards, the number of addi- 
tional licenses issued each year for the last ten years, and any recom 
mendations they may have to make concerning the granting of the same 
with a view to increasing the revenue therefrom, discussed c 23, 24- 
referred to committee on police department c 24 ; motion to reconsider, 
carried, referred to the mayor c 42; communication from the police 
commissioners relative to, placed on file c 125; order that the com- 
munication received at the last meeting be printed as a city document, 
passed a 166 

drivers, licensing of: resolve that none but citizens of Boston 
should receive licenses to carry on business as herdic or hack drivers in 
the city, and that copy of resolve be sent to board of police, passed c So 
aS5 

expenses of department : order that the mayor be requested to peti- 
tion the General Court for the passage of an act to amend chap. 323 ot 
Acts of 1SS5, so as to provide that the board of police shall not expend 
an amount exceeding the sum appropriated for the department without 
the approval (if the mayor, referred to the mayor c loS-taken up (Mr. 
McCarthy filed a motion to reconsider), passed c 131 a J40; report of 
committee on topics in mayor's address, that so much as relates to 
limiting expenses of department be referred to committee on legislative 
matters c 134 a 14c— report with order that the mayor be requested to 
petition the Legislature for the passage of an act so as to limit expenses 
of maintaining the police department to amount appropriated, accepted, 
order passed a 3S0 c 3S5 

fireworks on Fourth of July : see Fireworks, Fourth of July 

harbor-master's duties : order that the board of police, through the 
mayor, be requested to submit to the Common Council a statement of the 
powers and duties of the harbor-master, especially in reynrd to keeping 
the channel clear for the passage of sea-going steamships, discussed, 
referred to the mayor c SS2 ; communication from the mayor transmit- 
ting communication from the police commissioners relative to, placed 
on file c 927; order that the mayor request the board of police to extend 
the duties of the harbor-master so that he may deem it advisable, and 
that rank of harbor-master be changed from police captain to deputv 
superintendent of police, discussed c 976, 977-referred to the mayor 
c 977; communication from the mayor transmitting communication 
from the police commissioners relative to, placed on file c 991 



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POWER 



Police Department, continued. 

fireman on police-boat: order that the mayor be requested to pro- 
mole the firemen nn the nolice-boats to the rank of assistant engineers 
and to increase their pay to three dollars a day each, referred to the 
mayor c 1039, 1040 

leave of absence for policemen: order that the committee on 
police consider the advisibility of allowing the members of department 
one day a month without loss of pay, referred to committee on police 
c 705 ; order that the board of police commissioners be recpiested to report 
as to the advisability ol granting to the regular day patrolmen one 
day's leave of absence a month without loss of pay, referred to the 
mayor c So2-communication from the police commissioners relative to, 
placed on rile c 853 

liquor licenses, receipt from : resolution protesting against bill 
reported to the Legislature providing that all money received for licenses 
for the sale of intoxicating liquors shall be paid into the treasury of the 
Commonwealth, if passed, would cause serious financial embarrassment 
in the administration of the governmental affairs of this city, already 
limited by law in its resources, by cutting off over $1 ,000,000 in revenue, 
discussed c 303.307-passed 307 a 316 

new police station, division 11 : order that the committee on 
finance be requested to provide in the next loan the sum of $S,500 for a 
site and building, referred to committee on finance a 121, 122 

officers at ferries : order that the mayor be requested to ask the board 
of police to station police officers at the head-houses, ferry department 
Boston side, passed a 426 

patrol boat, Dorchester bay : order that the city auditor be author- 
ized to transfer from the reserve fund to the appropriation for depart- 
ment the sum of $3,500, said sum to constitute a special appropriation 
for securing a launch and equipping same for patrol service in 
Dorchester bay, referred to committee on police department c 272 

pay before vacations : see City Employees 

payment to officers who rendered service at the registra- 
tion booths: order that the board of police be authorized to allow 
the payment of $2.00 per day to each officer who rendered service 
at the registration booths, etc., referred to committee on finance c S24; 
order that the committee on finance be requested to provide a sum of 
money sufficient to enable the board of police to allow the payment of 
two dollars per day to each officer of the department who rendered ser- 
vices at the registration booths during thepresent year, discussed c SSi- 
ameiuled, passed c ^Si-referred to committee on finance a SSS-report 
called for c 950 

pension: order that chap. 273 of the Acts of the year 1S96, entitled an 
act to authorize the city to grant a pension to John Rogers, formerly a 
police officer, be and the same is hereby accepted, passed a 47S c 4SS 

poliee station, ward l:t: order that the committee on police depart 
ment report to the common council the advisability of erecting a new 
police station, referred to committee on police department c 272 

professional street-walkers, soliciting by: report, no action 
necessary on petition of Woman's National Industrial League (referred 
last year) relative to, accepted a 285 c 295 

protection at East Boston ferries: order that the mayor be re- 
quested to direct the board of police to immediately station a sufficient 
number of patrolmen at the East Boston ferries to properly protect the 
lives and property of the citizens, passed a 973 

rate of speed for bicycles : order that the mayor be requested to 
request the board of police commissioners to enforce the law regard- 
ing bicycle riding at a greater speed than allowed by law on the public 
street, especially in the park system, referred to the mayor c 437; com- 
Enunciation from tile mayor transmitting communication from police 
department, placed on tile c 4S6 

receipts from liquor licenses: order that the receipts from liquor 
licenses in excess of the estimate $870,000 be placed to the credit of the 
appropriation, police department a 633-referred to committee on finance 
c 63O- report, accepted, order passed c 823, S24 

ringing of bells : see City Messenger Department 

rubber-tired patrol wagons: order that the board of police be 
requested to report as to Ihe expediency of providing the patrol wagons 
in the police department with rubber tires, referred to the mayor c S03; 
communication from the police commissioner relative to, placed on file 
c 842 

transfer of police boat " Protector " : see Institulions Department 

Politsky, Minnie. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries a 421-refused a 687 c 692 

Polk street. 

building : A. O. Smith el ah., petition to erect a 763 

Pomeroy street, Brighton. 

edgestones : ordered a 36 

Pomfret street. 

stable : William Albro Morse, petition and order for hearing a 473- 
hearing a 563-granted a 577 

Pond, A. G. 

petition, sign, Warren ave. a SS7-granted a 896 

Pond street. 



stable : W. II. Slocum, Jr., petition and order for hearing a 6S6-hearing 
a 728-granted a 743 



a 31-hearing a 11S- 



hearing a 663-hearing a 728- 



Pontine street. 

extension : order that the board of street commissioners, through the 
mayor, be requested to prepare an estimate of the cost of extending to 
Clifton street, referred to the mayor c 23 ; communication from the mayor 
transmitting communication from the street commissioners relative to, 
referred to committee on finance c 17S; order that the committee on 
finance be requested to provide in the next loan the sum of $10,000 for 
extension to Clifton St., referred to committee on finance c 337 

Poplar street. 

bay-windows : Louis Segel, petition and order for hearing, referred to 
committee on streets and sewers a 399-report, accepted a 404-hearing 
a 420-granted a 425; Louis Segel, petition and order for hearing a 732- 
hearing a 749-^ranted a 760; Charles I. Litchfield et (its., petition for 
revocation of permit to Louis Segel a 866 

Poplar street, Brighton. 

pipe in sidewalk: Francis B. Skelton, petition a 764-granted a 770; 
Frank B. Skelton, trustee, petition to lay a 497-granted a 506 

Poplar street, West Roxbury. 

buildings : John Soley, petition to move a 7S6-granted a 7SS 
druggist's mortar : Win. H. Jenness, petition a 777-refused a 7S1 
edgestones and sidewalk : order for construction, referred to 

committee on streets and sewers a 319-report, accepted, order passed 

a 320 
sewer: order for construction between Hillburn and Dale sts., passed 

a 61 1 
sidewalk : Twenty-one Associates, petition a S66-granted a 876 
sign: Samuel W. Baker, petition a 564-granted a 738 

Porter, Edwin F. 

stable, Melbourne St., petition and order for hearing 
granted a 123 

Porter, Henry S. 

stable, Stanley St., petition and order for 
granted a 743 

Porter, Wm. K. 

petition to construct area with iron gratings, Commerce St. a 373-granted 
a 3 Si 

Porter street, East Boston. 

barber pole : Michele Basile, petition a 763-granted a 772 

gas lamp : order to locate and maintain gas lamp in rear of No. 21, 

passed a 916 
sign : John J. Sloane, petition a 564-granted a 73S 

Portland street. 

arc light : Edison Electr 

granted a 539 
barber poles : Rocco Vizzari, petition, barber poles a 29-granted 

a 122; petition a nS-report, no action necessary, accepted a 235 
coal-hole : Harvey N. Shepard, trustee, petition to construct a 805- 

granted a 812 
sidewalk : Francis F. Tabor, petition to relay a 764 

Portland and other streets. 
excavating cellar of building at grade 0: 

petition a 1 iS-granled a 345 

Portland, Travers, and Merrimac streets. 

cornice : Mrs. C. E. Tarbell, petition and order for hearing a 141-hear- 

ing a 167-granted a 345 
sidewalks : Woodbury & Leighton, petition a S30-granted a S35 

Portsmouth street, Brighton. 

sidewalk : report, no action necessary, on petition of Alexander Pear- 
son et als., accepted a 403 
stable : H. S. Angus, petition and order for hearing a 343-hearing a 420 

Portuguese Attonomi, of Michaels, Society of. 

petition, lantern and flags, Hanover St. a Q50-granted a 954 

Post-Graduate Course, Evening Drawing School. (See 
School Department.) 

Postal Telegraph Cable Company. 

|>oles : 

A st. : petition to locate poles a 655-order for hearing a 738-hearing 
a 749-g ranted a 759 

Potter, Jackson S. 

druggist's mortar, South street, West Roxbury, petition a 564-granted 
a6S7; communication from the mayor vetoing permit, veto sustained 
a 725 



Pond street and Chestnut avenue. 

poles: New England Telephone and Telegraph Company, petition to 
erect and remove a i6S-hearing a 777-granted a 7S2 



Illuminating Company, petition a 496- 



Mrs. C. E'. Tarbell, 



Power, Jacob B. 

sidewalk, Bowdoin ave., petition a 39S-granted a 403 

Power of Board of Aldermen over Street Railways. 

(See Aldermen, Board of.) 
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Pratt, Henry W. 

petition, removal limb of tree, Dorchester ave. a 764-granted a S06 

Pratt, John B. 

notice of disapproval of license, petroleum, etc., license refused a 627 

Preble street. 

extension: order that the street commissioners he requested to submit 
an estimate of expense of extension, passed c 395 

Prentiss place. 

extension anil construction: order that the committee on finance 
be requested to provide in the next loan bill the sum of $7,000 ior exten- 
sion and construction, referred to committee on finance c 55 

Prescott, Hattie L. 

stable, Welles ave., petition and order for hearing- a 53S hearing, given 
leave to withdraw a 596; stable, Welles ave., petition and order for 
hearing a 7S6-hearing a S6.j.-granted a S76 

Prescott street, East Boston. 

resurfacing : order that the superintendent of streets be requested to 
resurface from Chelsea St. to Bremen st, referred to committee on streets 
and sewers a 740-report, accepted, order passed a 743 

Preservation of Records. 

order that a special committee be appointed to consider the subject of 
preservation Irom fire of all important plans, documents, and records 
that have accumulated in all the various departments of the city, and 
which are not in use, but the preservation of which is an actual neces- 
sity, laid over c 161-taken up, passed c 200; committee appointed c 294- 
report, requesting further time, accepted c 434 

Presho, Edward Webb, Alderman. 

qualified : page 1 

appointed : historic locations in Charlestown a3o; committee on Faneuil 
Hall, etc., lamps, markets, streets and sewers a 36; committee on sewer 
division, bridge division, street-cleaning division, joint rules, appropria- 
tions a 36; committees on Faneuil Hall, etc., lamps, markets, streets 
and sewers, bridge division, sewer division, street-cleaning division, 
appropriations, building department, city messenger department, fire de- 
partment, inspection ot vessels and ballast department, market depart- 
ment, overseeing of the poor department, police department, printing 
department, public buildings department, registry department, street 
department, water department, Fourth of July, Seventeenth of June, new 
bridge to Everett a S7, SS; committee on abolition of grade crossings 
a 176; committee to attend funeral Governor Greenhalge a 243; com- 
mittee on Greenhalge eulogy a 34S; committee to attend funeral of ex- 
Governor Russell a 71 1 

orders offered : printing annual reports a 11; Saturday half-holidays 
a 124; amount due Luther E. Ferguson a 148: Alford St., cost of 
widening a 14S; engine-house Charlestown a 174; asphalting Ruther- 
ford ave. a 401; Adams St., numbering a 425; removal tree, Main St. 
a 525 ; glass, etc., in streets a 425 ; trimming tree, Bunker Hill St. a 504; 
naval vessels to come to Boston, June 17 a 577; fireworks, Fourth of 
July a 666; leave of absence for veteran firemen to attend tournament 
a 746; closing of streets for parade a 7S7; leave of absence for firemen 
a 7S7 ; waiving of fee for Faneuil Hall a S15 ; use of Faneuil Hall, abate- 
ment of fee a 1066 

remarks : cornice, corner Tremont and Beacon sts, a 142; transfer 
station, Charlestown a2S6; fire department, appointments a 399; Adams 
St., numbering a 425; fire badges for aldermen a 427; sanitation of 
school-houses a 535, 536; Consumptives' Home a6o6, C07 ; loan forstreet 
department and electric-light plant City Hospital a 656; building permit, 
Quincyst. Consumptives' Home a 6S5 ; sewer connections, East Bos- 
ton a S10, Si 1 ; loan for sewer division a Si 2, 813; loan for sewer connec- 
tions a 837, 83S; loan for sewer connections, Charlestown a S70S72; 
loan for sewer construction a S74; transfer station, City square, Charles- 
town a 925; closing proceedings a 1073 

Price, Abraham. 

petition to maintain stand on steps of Old Court House a 785 

Pride, Justin N. 

petition to erect building rear Warren St. a 596-granted c 693 a 732 

Priest, John T. 

notice of appointment as assistant city clerk c 21 a 29 

Priest, Thomas J. 

petition, sign, Northampton St. a 22S-granted a 234 

Prince street. 

bay-windows : Abraham Glass, petition and order for hearing a S6S- 

hearing a SS7-granted a 915 
pole : Abraham Goldberg, petition a 971-granted a 971 
school site : see North End 



Princeton and Shelby streets. 

electric light : order to locate and maintain, sent up c 975-referred to 
committee on lamps a 9S6 



Printers' Union Label to be Used in City Work. (See 
Printing Department.) 

Printing Department. 

committee : appointed a SS c 136 

superintendent : Thomas A. VVhalen, appointed a 594-confirmed a 626 

annual reports of departments : order that the heads of depart- 
ments be authorized to submit their annual reports in print, passed a 11 
c 20 

city charter, printing of: order that the superintendent of printing 
be directed to prepare and publish as a city document, an edition of two 
thousand copies of the city charter, with all amendments to the present 
date, etc., discussed c SS2, SSi-referred to committee on printing c SS3- 
report, accepted, order passed c 95S a 965 

city council proceedings: .tee City Council proceedings 

clerk of common council expenses : order that the olfice expenses 
be charged to appropriation for printing, passed c 44 a 51 

distribution of city documents : see City Council 

expense of printing for city council : order that the expense 
attending the printing of city documents ordered by either branch be 
charged to appropriation for printing, passed c 44 a 51 

municipal register: see Municipal Register 

new maps of city: order that the superintendent of printing be re- 
quested, through the mayor, to prepare an estimate of the cost of furnish- 
ing 10,000 maps of the city, similar to the maps in the municipal register, 
referred to committee on printing c 160, 161-report, accepted, passed 
c 493; order that the superintendent of printing be authorized, under the 
advice of the printing committee, to purchase 250 additional copies of 
the new maps published by G. H. Walker & Co., at a cost not to exceed 
the sum of $2 per copy, and that each new member be furnished seven 
copies, the balance 10 be distributed by the committee on printing, 
referred to committee on printing c 337-report, accepted, order rejected 
C492; order that the superintendent of printing be authorized to have 
printed an additional number of copies of the new map of the city, 
showing the new ward lines, sufficient to provide each new member 
with eight copies, and that the city messenger make such distribution 
of the same, referred to the committee on printing c 324 

Pcahody vs. Commonwealth: preamble and order that the mayor 
be requested to cause the evidence in said case to be printed in full, and 
that the mayor make such use of evidence as in his opinion will best 
subserve the interests of the city, and bring to justice any contractors or 
any other persons who may have been involved in any unlawful trans- 
actions during administration of Harrison H. Atwood, discussed c 21, 
22-passed c 22 a 30; order that the mayor be requested to procure a copy 
of the proceedings and testimony in the case, and to cause 1,000 copies 
of same to be printed, etc., discussed a 10, 11-referred to committee on 
streets and sewers a n-report, no action necessary, accepted a 57 

stationery for members : see Common Council 

statutes of the city : order that the city solicitor be authorized to 
prepare a new compilation of the statutes relating to the city, including 
the acts passed by the Legislature of this year, and the superintendent 
of printing is authorized to have said volume stereotyped, and print an 
edition of 1,500 copies of the same, referred to committee on printing 
c 367- report, accepted, order passed c 492 a 49$ 

union printing lor city work : order that hereafter all printing 
done by the city shall bear the Printers' Union label, referred to com- 
mittee on streets and sewers a 7S6, 7S7; resolve, that in the opinion 
of the city council the Printers' Union of Boston should receive the 
support ot the public, and so far as it legally can be done the label of 
said Union should be attached to all city printing, referred to committee 
on streets and sewers a S74~report, accepted, resolution passed a S77 
c S7S 

Prisons, Inspection of. 

committee: appointed a 36, S7; first semi-annual report a 734-737- 
ordered printed and assigned a 737-taken up, accepted, placed on hie 
a 753; second semi-annual report a 1061, IC62- ordered printed and placed 
on file a 1062 

Private Ways, Ward 18. (See Ward iS.) 



(See Massachusetts Uis- 



Probate Building, Purchase of. 

torical Society Building.) 

Proctor, Thomas E., Estate. 

petition to excavate to grade S the basement on Cross, Fulton, and Bar- 
rett sts. a 7S5-granted a S33 

Promenade Concerts. (See Free Public Promenade Con- 
certs.) 

Prospect street, Charlestown. 

electric light : order to have electric light placed at corner of Edge- 
worth st., sent up c 272-referred to committee 011 lamps a 2S0 

Province street. 

signs : William J. Keefe, petition a49-granted a 234; De Lue & Hardy, 
petition a 471-granted a 477; F. De Silva, petition a 964-granted a 007- 
communication from the mayor vetoing permit, veto sustained a 970; 
F. De Silva, petition a9S6-granted a 1007 ; J. Whitehead, petition a 1027- 
granted a 1034-communication from the mayor vetoing permit, veto 
sustained a 1069 



Public Baths, North Margin street. 

ment.) 
(108) 



(See Health Depart- 



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PUBLIC 



Public Baths. (Sec Heallh Department.) 

Public Buildings, Approval of by Art Commission. (See 
Legislalive Matters.) 

Public Buildings Department. 

committee : appointed a SS c 136 

architect : ordinance providing for the appointment of a supervising 
architect by the mayor, subject to confirmation by the board of alder- 
men, for the term of three years, who shall be in charge of the architect 
division of the public buildings department, and whose salary shall be 
four thousand dollars, etc., discussetl, referred to committee on ordi- 
nances c 104S 

chamber and anterooms, common council : tee Common 
Council 

city building, Maverick and Bremen sts. : order that the com- 
mittee on appropriations be requested to include in the appropriation 
bill the sum of $2,coo for repairing old armory, referred to committee 
on appropriations c 25-referred to committee on finance a 169 c 179 

coverings, city hall stairs: see City Hall 

Curtis Hall, improving : order that the superintendent of public 
buildings be requested to remove the partitions on the second floor so 
as to increase the size of the dining-room, passed a 344 c 357 

electrical work, receipts for : order that any money received for 
electrical work performed or material furnished by the public buildings 
department for any other department of the city be credited to the 
appropriation for public buildings department, and become a part of 
said appropriations, discussed, passed a 541-assigned c 547-taken up, 
order rejected, reconsideration assigned c 56c— taken up, discussed c 620, 
621-passed c 621 

heating-apparatus in Faneuil Hall : see Faneuil Hall 

improvement of Cliarlestown City Hall: order that the com- 
mittee on public buildings department be requested to consider and 
report as to the advisability of remodelling place, so as to provide better 
accommodations for the departments now occupying said building, re- 
ferred to committee on public buildings department c 717 

lease of Old State House : Chicago, Milwaukee it St. Paul Rail- 
way Co., petition for renewal ot lease a 763, report, with order author 
izing lease, referred to committee on streets and sewers a S35-report, 
accepted, order passed a S36- discussed c 842, S43-assigned c 843-taken 
up, discussed c 854, S5S-amended, passed c S55 -recommitted to commit- 
tee on public buildings a 867-report, with order in new draft, accepted, 
passed a 920, 921-ainendcd, amendment rejected, discussed c 929-934- 
passed C934; Old Colony Steamboat Co., petition for renewal lease c 729- 
report with order authorizing lease, referred to committee on streets 
and sewers a 83J-report, accepted, order passed a S36-discussed c S42, 
843-assigned c 843-taken up, discussed cS54,S5s-amended, passed c S55; 
recommitted to committee on public buildings a 867-report with order 
in new draft, accepted, passed a 920, 921-nineuded, discussed c 929-034- 
amendinent rejected, order passed c 934; order that the mayor be re- 
quested to grant a public hearingon leasing Old Slate House for private 
purposes, referred to the mayor c 940 

Ion 11 of $•>*.£, OOO : see Loans ; loan of $145,500 

Massachusetts Historical Building, purchase of: see Massa- 
chusetts Historical Building 

new Cross-st. school-house : see School Department 

repairs, alderman tc chamber: see Aldermen, Board of 

sanitation and ventilation of school-houses : see School De- 
partment 

Saiinnett Hall: order that the superintendent of public buildings be 
authorized to grant use of hall to Ladies' Guild of St Peter's Episcopal 
Church, waiving fee, passed a 896 c 934 

tablet, I 1. ii« nil Hall : see Faneuil Hall 

use of ward-rooms before elections : order that the superintend- 
ent of public buildiugs be directed to refuse permits for use of ward- 
rooms, that are used for election purposes, for political meetings on the 
evenings of Monday, Nov. 2, and Monday, Dec. 14, 1S96, being the 
nights previous to elections, passed a 834;'order that so much of the 
order passed, Oct. 5, 1S96, relative to use of ward-rooms for political 
meetings on Monday evening, Nov. 2, 1S96, be rescinded so far as relates 
to wards 3. 6, 7, 9, and 13, passed a S96; order that so much of order as 
relates to Ward 6 be rescinded, discussed a 966, 967-passed a 967 

ward-room, ward T: see Ward 7 

ward-rooms : orderthat the mayor be requested to petition the Legisla- 
ture for such legislation as may be necessary to enable the city council 
to locate two ward-rooms in one ward for caucus purposes, in such wards 
as by their present division and location of ward rooms make it con- 
venient for citizens of such ward, referred to committee on legislative 
matters c 200-report, accepted, order passed c 387-referred to committee 
on streets and sewers a 399-report, accepted, o'ider rejected a 404-placed 
on file c 407; amendment in regard towards 1 1 and 6: see Wards 1 1 and 6; 
order that a special committee be appointed to make such arrangements 
as may be necessary with the superintendent of public buildings in 
regard to locating new ward-rooms to conform with the new ward lines 
ol the city, passed, committee appointed a 33, S7; report and order that 
ward-rooms be located in the new wards of the city as established by 
the ordinances of 1895, ' n accordance with following list (given) referred 
to committee on streets and sewers a 144-report, with order, indefinitely 
postponed a 150, 151 ; ordinance relative to ward-rooms, amended, 
passed a 151-assigned c 155, 156-taken up, discussed c iSo-iS3-passed 
c 1S3; orderthat the committee on finance be requested to provide in 
the first loan order the sum of $4,300 to be expended in providing new 
ward-rooms for the various wards of the city, referred lo committee on 
finance a 148; order that the ordinance relating to ward-rooms be 
amended by the substitution of the words Chapman school, Eutaw St., 
for the words_ Emerson school, corner Prescott and Bennington sis., in 
that part ol said ordinance relating to ward 1, icferred to committee on 



Public Buildings Department, continued. 

ordinances c 40S; report, with ordinance, discussed c 5S3, 584-assigned 
5S4-takcn up, recommitted c 620; notice of reconsideration filed by Mr. 
Barnes, taken up, recoinmittect c 95S; order that school committee report 
whether they will allow use of Emerson school basement for ward-room 
purposes, passed c 5S4 ; communication from the school committee 
relative to, referred to committee on ordinances c 670, 671 ; order that 
the school committee be requested to make suitable provision for a ward- 
room in the new school building to be erected on Chambers St., referred 
to committee on streets and sewers a 425-report, accepted, ordered 
passed a 430 c 432; communication from the school committee relative 
to providing ward-room in new school building to be erected on Cham- 
bers St., stating that it is very undesirable, sent up c 548-laid on table 
a 565-taken up, placd on file a 691 

old town hall, Dorchester : communication from the school com- 
mittee requesting that the city council prohibit the use ol hall for social 
entertainments, referred to committee on public buildings department 
c 21 i-report, accepted, sent up c 493 a 49S 

renewal of lease of Mutual District Messenger Company: 
Mutual District Messenger Company, petition for a renewal tor five 
years of the lease of premises in basement of o]d State House a 2S0- 
report, with order, accepted, passed a 504-discussed c 507, 508-assigned 
c 5oS-taken up, passed c 5S3 

repairs on Smith School-house : see School Department 

school-houses : see School Department 

seats in ward-room, ward i:t : see Ward 13 

Ticknor school, sanitary condition : see School Department 

ventilation of city hall : see City Hall 

ward-room, ward IB : order that the committee on appropriations 
be requested to provide in the appropriation bill a sum sufficient tor a 
new ward-room for ward 12, referred to committee on appropriations 
c 42-referred to committee on finance a 169 c 179 

ward-room, ward 19: see Ward 19 

Public Garden. (See Public Grounds Department.) 
Public Grounds Department. 

committee : appointed a SS c 136 

superintendent : William Doogue, appointed a S63-confirmed a 889 

bicycle paths on Common and Public (iurilni : report of com- 
mittee on public grounds on petition of Franklin Brett el a/s., giving 
leave to withdraw, accepted a 56S c 579 

Boylston-st. mall, trolley posts and wires : Charles E. French, 
petition for the removal of posts and wires c S53 

Bunker Hill, Vine, and IMoulton sts., square at junction : 
see Bunker Hill, Vine, and Moulton sts. 

care of trees : preamble and order that the superintendent of public 
grounds be requested to furnish an estimate of the amount necessary 
tor the belter care and protection of trees in the city, passed a 921 ; com- 
munication from the mayor transmitting communication from the su- 
perintendent of public grounds giving estimate, ordered printed and 
assigned a 963-taken up, referred to committee on streets and sewers 
a 987-report, referred to committee on finance a 1033; order that the com- 
mittee on finance be requested to provide the sum of ten thousand dol- 
lars, the same to constitute a special appropriation for the better care 
and protection for trees, referred to committee on finance a 1007; Knx- 
burghe Club, petition that prompt and efficient means be taken for pro- 
tection of trees in cily a 1005-referred to committee on finance a 10^3 

condition of trees on Common : order that the committee on 
public grounds department investigate the condition of the trees in 
enclosure of subway fences, referred to committee on public grounds 
c 273-report, no action necessary, accepted c 693 

extermination oforgyia leucostigma : order that the committee 
on appropriations be requested to provide in the appropriation bill the 
sum of $15,000 for purpose, discussed, referred to committee on appro- 
priations a 31— report, referred to committee on finance a 166 c 179 

improvement of Highland park : see Highland park 

land, Everett St., Brighton : order that the superintendent of 
public grounds be authorized to hire vacant land belonging to W. W. 
Marsh, to be used as a playground at a certain expense, passed a 404 
C407 

land, IVeponset ave. and Freeport st. for park: see Neponset 
ave. and Freeport st. 

land for playground, ward 14 : see Playground, Ward 14 

Maverick and Central squares, fence around : see Maverick 
and Central squares 

orders referred to department, audience to members of city 
government: order that the superintendent of public grounds, 
through the mayor, be requested to report why orders relating to trim- 
ming of trees, passed by the common council early last year, have been 
disregarded; also if said, superintendent cannot arrange to give audi- 
ence to members of city government at a place more convenient than 
the city greenhouses, referred to mayor c 443 

painting fence around Public Garden : orderthat the mayor be 
requested to instruct the superintendent of public grounds to paint the 
iron fence around the garden, referred to the mayor c 959 

plank-walk, Boylston-st. mall of Common : Charles E. French, 
petition for removal of c 4S7-rcport, giving leave to withdraw, accepted 
C693 a 731 

playground, Boston Common : order that the superintendent of 
public grounds be requested, through the mayor, to report whether or 
not it is contemplated to allow any portion of Common to be used as a 
playground after the completion of the grading now in progress, 
referred to the mayor c 165 

playground, Dorchester: see Nightingale Field, also Dorchester 

playground. Fellows st.: see r'cllows.st. playground 

playground, ward 14, transfer to : see Playground, South Boston 



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Public Grounds Department, continued. 

playground, ward 25 : see Playground, ward 23 

p»l«'s 011 Common : remonstrance of Charles E. French against erec- 
tion of posts and location of trolly wires upon the Boylstou-st. mall, sent 
up c 154-placed on file a 16S 

police protection, stand-pipe Fort ave. : order that the super- 
intendent of public grounds be requested to take steps towards the 
securing of additional police protection at and around the stand-pipe, 
and also to beautify by the planting of a border tree around said park, 
referred to committee on public grounds c 723 

purchase of nursery land : order that the committee on finance be 
requested to provide the sum of $,10,000, to constitute a special appro- 
priation for the purchase of the land now hired by the department at .East 
Cottage St., referred to committee on finance c 940 

repair of memorial tablets, Wintlirop square : see Winthrop 
square, Charleslown 

square, ward ;t : see Bunker Hill, Vine, and Moulton sts. 

taking portion of Common for widening Boylston st. : see 
Boylston st. 

tracks on Common : Charles E. French, petition that action be taken 
for removal of a 919 

training Held, Charlestown : see Training Field 

transfer of Tremlett park: iwTremlett Park 

Tussock moth: petition of R. C. Winthrop, Jr., et als., that the 
cocoons be removed from trees, Chestnut and Charles St.; order that 
the superintendent of public grounds be requested to apply same 
methods in protecting trees as has been applied to trees on common and 
public garden, passed c 269-referred to committee on public grounds 
a 2S1 

trees : 

Adams st., Dorchester: order that the superintendent of public 

grounds be requested to remove decayed tree in front of estate of J. 

L. Ormsby, passed a 574; order to remove tree in front of estate of J. 

L. Ormsby, passed a 611 

Appleton ST.: Wm. B. Shaw, petition to trim tree a SSS-granted 

il 95 ' 

Armandine ST.: Eva V. Smith, petition, removal tree a 564-granted 
a 663 

Ashland and Elm sts.: J. V. Mulvey, petition, removal trees a44i- 
granted a 474 

Bartlett and Trenton sts. : order to trim tree, passed a 61 1 

Blue Hill ave. : order to remove nine dead and dangerous trees be- 
tween Quincy st. and Lawrence ave., passed a 55; report of superin- 
tendent, accepted a 141 ; order to remove trees, passed a 540; AltredJ. 
Ford, petition to remove trees a 655 : order to remove two dead trees, 
passed a 953 

Border st. : order to remove two trees, passed a 32 

Boston st. : order to trim two trees in front of estate T. F. Herman, 
passed a 401, 402 

Bower st. : James F. Marley, petition, removal tree a 902-granted 

a 9S 1 

Breed and Leyden sts.: order to remove tree in front of estate of 
James Fennelly, passed a 7S7 

Bremen and Porter sts. : order to remove dead tree, passed a 379 

Broadway: Baker Building Associates, petition, removal tree 3596; 
Thomas Smith, petition, trim tree a 764-granled a &06; James Collins, 
petition, removal tree a 902 

Bunker Hill st. : order to trim tree in front of No. 170, passed a 504; 
Mrs. Margaret Duggan, petition to remove injured tree and replace it 
by another a 529-granted a 53S, 663; order to remove tree in front of 
No. I2t, passed a 751 

Cambridge st. , Brighton : order to remove two trees, passed a 57 

Camden st. : E. R. Jones, petition, removal tree a 729 

Cedar st., Dorchester: Timothy Desmond, petition to trim tree 
a 7S5 

Centre st., Jamaica Plain : Charlotte L. Mair, petition to remove 
tree a 596-granted a 663 

Centre st., West Koxbury : Geo. H. Rymill, petition to remove 
two trees a 777 

Chelsea st., East Boston: order that the mayor request the super- 
intendent of public grounds to plant trees on both sides of streets be- 
tween Bennington st. and Orient Heights, referred to superintendent 
of public grounds a 504, 503; communication from the superintendent 
of public grounds relative to, referred to committee on streets and 
sewers a 567-referred to committee on finance a 744; order that the 
mayor instruct the superintendent of public grounds to have planted 
from Maverick sq. to junction of Bennington St. a suitable number ot 
shade trees, passed a 540 

Cbestnut ave. and Boylston st. : order to remove two trees, 
passed a S91 

Chestnut st. : Francis C. Stanwood, guardian, petition removal 
trees a 6S3 

Columbus ave.: A. H. Matz & Co., petition, removal tree a 729- 
g ranted a S06 

Concord st., Charlestown: Martin J. Hannon, petition, removal 
tree a 472-trimming granted a 567 

Dexter st. : report on the petition of Joseph H. Clough for trimming 
trees, granting leave at owner's expense, accepted a 141 ; Thomas E. 
Gibson, petition for trimming of trees a 6S3; order to trim tree in 
front of No. 7, passed a 6S9 

Dorchester ave. : order to remove two trees, near East Cottage St., 
passed a 379; Henry W. Pratt, petition, removal of limb of tree 
a 764-granted a S06 

Dorchester ave. and Edison green: G. V. Wattendorf, petition, 
removal trees a 596 

Dorchester ave. and Park St.: Abram Hoflfecker, petition to re- 
move trees a 221-granted a 377 

Dorchester st. : order to remove trees, passed a 540 

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Public Grounds Department, continued. 

Dover st. : order to remove tree in front of estate of W. R. McKey, 

passed a 3iS-report, recommending trimming tree, accepted, order 

passed a 567 
Dudley st. : A. Bilafsky, petition, removal tree a 421-granted a 474 
East Fifth st. : order to trim tree in front of estate numbered 5S7, 

passed a 4S2; order to trim trees side of K. St., passed a 739, 740 
East Seventh st. : Geo. E. and John E. Alden, petition, removal 

tree a S05 
East Third st. : order that the board of aldermen request the super- 
intendent of public grounds to trim tree in front of estate numbered 

797, sent up c 46S, 469-referred to superintendent of public grounds 

a 472 
Elm Hill ave. : order to remove two trees in front of residence of S. 

M. Shapleigh, passed a 574 
Elmore st. : C. Robinson, petition to trim tree a 902-granted a 951 
Elmwood st.: Smith W. Cofran, petition, removal dead trees a 372- 

granted a 474 
Eustis st. : order to remove dead tree in front of estate of Wm. Cotter, 

passed a 574 
Evans st , Dorchester : order to trim tree, passed a 540 
Fifth ST.: Frank R. Gifford et at., petition for trimming of trees 

a 6S3-granted a 806 
Forest ST.: Louis Hobden, petition, removal tree a 342-trimming, 

granted a 377 ; order to remove three trees, passed a 1032 
Freeport ST. : Charles b.. Bugbee, petition, removal tree a S65 
1-1 ST. : Mrs. Mary A. Davis, petition to trim trees a 763, 764-granted 

aSo6 
H and Eighth STS. : order that the superintendent of public grounds 

be requested to remove tree, passed a 47S 
Hampden and Yeoman sts.: Mrs. Ellen Murphy, removal trees, 

granted a 141 
Harrison ave.: A. G. Weeks, petition, removal tree a 119-granted 

a 141 ; order to remove dead tree, passed a 174; order to remove trees, 

referred to committee on public grounds c 3S7 ; John Blackie, petition 

to remove tree a 7S5 
Harvard st., Charlestown : order to remove trees, referred to com- 
mittee on streets and sewers a 31S 
Hewlett st., Brighton : order to remove seven trees, passed a 740 
Highland and Cedar sts. : Daniel Staniford, petition, removal tree 

a 764 
Holborn ST.: E. F. Brown, petition, removal tree a 2SS-trimming, 

granted a 377 ; petition to trim trees a 572-granted a 474 
Huntington ave. : John E. Kelly, removal tree, granted a 141 ; order 

to remove tree in front of Nos. S52-S54, passed a 175 
Jackson and Bunker Hill sts.: order to remove decayed tree, 

passed a 751 
K ST.: Eliza A. Russell, petition, removal tree a 472-granted a 567; 

Mrs. H. M. Scott, petition to trim tree a 764-granled a S06 
Kenilworth and Dudley sts. : remonstrance of Frederick D. Stack- 
pole, M.D.,et als., against mutilation or removal of tree a 919-granted 

a 95' 
Lexington st. : order to remove dead tree, passed a 751 
Lexington st., Charlestown: order to trim tree in front of estate 

No. 56, passed a 62S 
Lexington and Bunker Hill sts., Charlestown : order to remove 

dangerous tree, passed c 40 a 51 ; report, granting owner leave to 

trim tree, accepted a 141 
Lowell school : communication from the school committee requesting 

removal of four trees, referred to superintendent of public grounds 

a 920-report, accepted a 951 
Magnolia st. : order to remove two trees on the line of a new street 

known as Half Moon St., passed a 62S; order to remove tree at Hooper 

and Half Moon sts., passed a 874, 875 
Main st. : order to remove tree in front of estate of Walter Nash, re- 
ferred to superintendent of public grounds a 344-report, referred to 

committee on streets and sewers a 377; order that the superintendent 

of public grounds be requested to remove tree in front of estate of 

Walter Nash, referred to committee on streets and sewers a 452 
Marcella ST.: John Keogh, petition to lemove trees a 777 
Maverick sq^ and Sumner st. : order to remove tree in front of 

estate of J. H. Marshall, etc., passed a S15 
Monroe st.. Roxbury : James E. Howard, petition for trimming 

trees a 564-granted a 663 
Montrose st. : order to remove dead trees, passed a 61 1 
Monument ave.: order to trim tree in front of estate numbered 41, 

passed a 4S2 
Monument and Bunker Hill sts.: order to remove decayed tree, 

passed a 751 
Morton St., Dorchester: order to trim tree in front of estate of 

Angus Currie, passed a 62S; Mrs. R. Hutchinson, petition, removal 

tree a 919 
Mr. Pleasant ave. : order to trim tree in front of estate No. 30, 

passed a 62S 
Mt. Vernon st. : W.J. Symons, petition, removal tree a 729 
Mr. Vernon st., Charlestown : Patrick Denehy, petition to trim 

tree a 1005 
Norfolk st., Dorchester: Katherine Mohan, petition, removal tree 

a 596-granted a 663 
Oakland st., cor. Thornton st. : order to remove three trees in 

front of estate of Galen Woodruff, passed a 32 
Oakley- and Bowdoin sts. : order to remove two trees, passed a 751 
Ottawa st. : Sarah E. Morrill, petition, removal tree a 564-granted 

a 663 
Park st., Dorchester : order to remove tree in front of estate ot W. 

N. Potter, passed a 122; Emma J. Thayer, petition, removal tree 8472 
Rockville Park: order to remove decayed tree, passed a 611; 

Thomas Parker et at., petition to remove tree a 777 

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Public Grounds Department, continued. 

Romsey ST.: report, granting leave to H. Eichorn to trim two trees, 
accepted a 141 

Roslin ST., Dorchester : order for removal tree near Grace St., 
passed a S36 

Ruggles ST.: order to remove tree in front of estate Dr. John C.Jones, 
passed a 122; Joseph Ham, petition, removal tree a 564-granted a663 

Ruggles and Themont sts, : order to remove dead tree, passed a 666 

Sayward st. : Mary L. Hall, petition, removal tree a 421-grantcd a 474 

Siiawmut ave. and Williams ST.: J.H. Mullen, petition to remove 
trees a 342-granted a 377; petition, removal trees a 421-granted a 474 

Sheldon st. : H. A. Bailey, petition, removal tree a 749 

Sioot-'KNEY st. and Glen koad : order to remove tree in front of 
estate of Benjamin Brewster, passed a 574 

South ST., near Dudley ave.: James Dowling, petition, removal 
tree a 942 

Talbot ave. : Charles F. Kittredge, petition, removal tree a 596 

TEMPLE ST., DORCHESTER: VVm. K. Grueby, petition to trim tree 
a 902-granted a 951 

Third st. : G. Wiest, petition to trim two trees a 729-granted a 806 

TREMONT st. : order that the dangerous tree in front of No. 597 be re- 
moved, passed c 55-report, accepted, leave granted a 141 ; order that 
board of aldermen cause removal of four dead trees, passed c 620-re- 
ferred to committee on streets and sewers a 625; Dr. A. C. Sherwin, 
petition, removal tree a 6S3- granted aSo6; Stephen L. Emery, peti- 
tion to trim tree a 729; order to remove dead tree in front of No. 681, 
passed c 824, S25 a 831 ; Edmund H. Hewins, petition, removal tree 
a 902-grautcd a 951 

Tremont and Worcester sts.: Benjamin F. Burgess, petition, re- 
moval trees a 529-granted a 567 

Union st., Charlestown: order to trim tree in front of No. 33, 
passed a6S9i order to trim tree standing in front of No. 15, passed 
a 891 

Vine st., Roxhuky : order to remove two trees, passed a 751 

Vine and Forest sts. : order to remove tree, passed a 540 

Waitt st. : order to remove three trees, referred to committee on 
streets and sewers a 3iS-report, no action necessary a 430 

WASHINGTON st , Dorchester: Charlotte Morgan, petition to trim 
trees a 729-granted a S06; J. N. Chute, petition, removal a ic.27 

Washington St., Roxbury; order that the superintendent of public 
grounds remove tree in front of No. 193S, referred to the mayor c 134 

Washington and Florence sts.: Frank W. Boles, petition to re- 
move tree a 472-granted a 567 

Washington and Harvard sts., Dorchester: order to remove 
tree in front of estate of R. & E. F. Gleason, passed a 574, 611 

Washington st. and Northern ave., Dorchester: order to re- 
move dead tree, passed a 574 ; order to remove dead tree, passed a 61 1 

Wayne ST. : order to remove tree in front of estate of E. H. Sampson, 
passed a 61 1 

West Canton st. : Win. C. Craig, petition that tree be removed and 
chestnut-tree planted a 529-granted a 567; order that board of alder- 
men be requested to remove tree, sent up c 717-referred to committee 
on streets and sewers a 730; order to remove two trees in front of Nos. 
158 and 166, referred to committee on public grounds c 940 

West Fourth and B sts.: James B. Hayes, removal trees, granted 
a 141 

West Sixth st. : J. F. Uirich, petition to trim tree a 902, 919 

WESTLAND ave. : Charles J. Page et als., petition that trees be planted 
on both sides of street a 42J 

White st., East Boston: Alex. Damon, petition, trimming tree 
a 447-granted a 567; order to trim tree, passed a 540 

Whiting st. : M. McGowan, petition, removal tree a S65-granted 3951 

Wintiirop ST.: Myer H. Goldschmidt, petition, removal tree a 447- 
granted a 473, 474 

Worcester ST. : Win. B. Shaw, petition to trim a 655-granted a S06 

Wyoming st. : order that permission be granted C. F. Roberts to cut 
down tree, passed a 62S, 629 

Public Institutions. (See Institutions Department.) 
Public Landing, Jeffries Point. (See Jeffries Point.) 
Public Lands. (See also Street Laying-out Department ) 

committee : appointed a SS c 136 

condition of public lands: order that the committee on public 
lands report the condition of various public lands in I he city, and any 
recommendations that might be made for use or sale of the same, re- 
ferred to committee on public lands c 416-report, accepted, sent upc5$o 
a 565, 560; report with order to sell vacant land on Summer St., at 
Everett, accepted, passed c 61S a 625 ; report with order to sell land on 
Moreland St., West Roxbury, accepted, passed c 5493566; report with 
order to sell land, Baker court and Gibson St., accepted, passed c 549 
a 566; report relative to land, Parkman St., Brighton, accepted c 100S 
a 102S; report relative to land on north-east side of Rutherford ave., 
accepted c 100S a 1028; report relative to property known as the Albany- 
st. wharf, accepted c 100S, 1009 a 102S 

deed of estate, IVorthfield St. : see Northfield street, or Corcoran, 
John W. 

engine-house, Kattcry St., transfer of land: see Fire Depart- 
ment 

fee in Church st. : see Church street 

land, Linden Park st. : see Linden Park street, or Madden, 
John J. 

land, Dorchester I order that the mayor be authorized, in behalf of 
the city and for a nominal consideration, to release to Neil McNeil all 
the right, title, and interest of the city in land between Freeport and 
Shamrock sts., passed a 921-referred to committee on public lands 
c 935-report, accepted, order passed c 95S 

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Public Lands, continued. 
land, Stoughton st. : see Massachusetts Homceopathic Hospital 
party-wall : order that the mayor be authorized to execute in behalf of 

the city an instrument releasing for a nominal consideration the right 

to Michael A. Parsons to use as a party-wall that part of ihe wall of 

Mechanic Arts High School on Belvidere St., etc., referred to committee 

on public lands c 387, 38S-report, accepted, order passed c 407, 40S 

a 423 
release of city rights in passageway from Salem St. to the 

Hancock school : see School Department 
release of conditions, Pembroke St.: see Pembroke st.,orWm. 

T. Hart 
restriction in deed of estate, Tremont and Camden sts. : 

see Tremont and Camden sts., or Benevolent Fraternity of Churches 
restrictions in deed of estate, Compton and limerald sts. : 

see Compton and Emerald streets 
restrictions in deeds of estate, Tremont st. : see Tremont 

street 
restrictions in deeds of estate, Union park and Shawmut 

ave. : see Morse, Henry C, or Union park and Shawmut avenue 
restrictions on Church property, Shawmut ave. and 

Rutland st. : see First Free Baptist Society 
strip of lainl, Federal St. : see Federal street 

Pulsifer, Frank H. 

stable, Mascot ave., petilion and order for hearing a 765-hearing, given 
leave to withdraw a 7S5 

Putnam Social Club. 

petition, transparency, Columbus ave. a So5-granted a 815 

Putnam square. 

improvement: order that the committee on finance be requested to 
include in the next loan order the sum of $5,300 for the purpose of 
altering and improving the park in square, relerred to committee on 
finance c 25 

Purchase street. 

iron pipe : J. M. Currier, petition a 9S6-granted a 9S7, 9S8; order that 
order requiring bond to lay pipe be rescinded, passed a 1060 

Puritania Outing Club. 

petition to project transparency, Lewis wharf a 1069-granted a 1069 

Putnam place. 

lamp : Albert F. Hill et als., petition a 865 

Pynchon street. 

barber-pole: Henry Katzmann, petition to erect barber-pole a 29- 
report, no action necessary, accepted a 57 

Quigley, John J. 

petition to maintain ferry between the landings of the Meridian st., 
bridge; order that permission be granted, passed a 504-bond approved 
a 538 

Quigley, Wm. F. 

petition, license, sparring exhibition a 13 

Quincy Club. 

petition, flag-staff, Bennington St. a 421-granted a 454 

Quincy, Josiah, Mayor. (See also Mayor.) 

oath of office administered by Chief Justice Field, page 1 ; inaugural 
address, pages 2-S 

Quincy, Wm. H. 

petition to be paid for loss of fowls killed by dogs a 919-granted a 922 

Quincy Market. 

condition : see Market Department 

Quincy Market Cold Storage Company. 

petition to construct cellar bottom, Eastern ave., at grade 7 a 84-granted 

Quincy street, Charlestown. 

laying out and extension: transfer of appropriation • see Beacham 

st. and Mead St., stone steps 

Quincy street, Dorchester and Roxbury. 

building: Botsford R. Clarke et als., remonstrance against granting 
permit a 6S3~placcd on file a 742, 743 

building, Consumptives' Home: James Mulcahy, petition to 
erect a 624-assigned a 666-taken up, discussed a 6S4. oSs-granted a 685 
C692; communication from the mayor vetoing permit, discussed a 725, 
720-assigned a 726, 727-taken up, discussed a 751, 752-refused to grant 
permit over veto a 752; James Mulcahcy, petition to erect c 974-granUd 
c loog-discussed a 1028, 1029-referred to committee on streets and sewers 
a 1029-report, accepted, discussed a :o\2, 1033-assigned a 1033-tukcn up, 
discussed a 1063-1 065-permit granted a 1065 

sidewalk : ordered a 123; Peter R. Sutherland, petition a 497-granted 
a 506; D. & W. Jamieson, petition a S3o-grantcd a S35 

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Quirk, Patrick. 

petition, compensation, damages to estate cor. Yale and Wachusett sts. 
by blasting a 203 

Quirk, Patrick, et tils. 
plank-walk, Yale St., report, no action necessary, accepted a 7S0 



Railroad Matters. (Sec West End Street Railway Com- 
panv and Street Railways.) 

committee : appointed a 36, S7 

automatic sand boxes: resolve that in the opinion of the members 
of the common council and street railway companies operating- cars in 
the city propelled by motive power other than horse power should equip 
their cars with automatic sand boxes in the rear and front, passed c j6o 

cars at crossings and corners : see West End Street Railway 
Company 

Charlestown car service : see West End Street Railway Company 

ferry cars : order that the committee on railroads confer with the Lynn 
& Boston Railroad Company and ascertain what car accommodations 
they will furnish the people of East Boston provided they are granted 
the same rights as are now held by the West End Street Railway Com- 
pany, passed a 174, report, no action necessary, accepted a 2^3-256 

one cent fare : communication from John M. Berry, of Worcester, stat- 
ing that he has filed with the secretary of the Commonwealth petitions 
for acts for one cent fare on street railways and five cent fare on steam 
railroads, regardless of distance travelled a 102S 

railroad police : Robert D. Crosby, appointed a 567; copy of record of 
appointment of Albert W. Scott and Charles H. Carroll from the New 
England Railroad, placed on file a 733; notice of appointment of Daniel 
J. Ahem et als., New England Railroad Company a 766; notice of ap- 
pointment of Arthur H. Arnold for N. Y., N. H., & H. R.R., placed 
on file a 7S6 

railroad station, Wood Island park : see Wood Island park 

railroad trains, Warren ave., Charlestown : Charlestown Im- 
provement Association, petition that running of trains be regulated 
a 342 

running of horse-cars : see West End Street Railway Company 

subway : see Subway 

underground wires, trolley wires : nee Underground Wires 

Railroad Men's Non-Partisan Sound Money League. 

petition, use of Faneuil Hall a 865-granted a S74 

Railroad street. 

stable: W. S. Mitchell, petition and order for hearing a 732-hearing 
a 763-granted a 912 

Rand, Caroline. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries a 421 

Rand, David L. 

petition to erect guy-posts, Fayette st. a 472-granted a 4S3 

Rand, William D. 

petition to be paid for damage to estate, Boylston St. a 1028 

Rand street. 

condition : order that the superintendent of streets, through the mayor, 
be requested to report an estimate of cost of gradiug from Julian to 
Brookibrd sts., and placing same in proper condition for travel, referred 
to the mayor c 312; communication from the mayor transmitting com- 
munication from the superintendent of streets relative to, referred to 
committee on finance c 321 

improvements : order that the committee on finance be requested to 
provide in the next loan bill the sum of $3,600 for the purpose of grad- 
ing and macadamizing and regulating from Julian to Brookford sts., 
referred to committee on finance c 360 

Randall, John F., estate of. 
petition to erect building in rear of Border st. a 1005-granted c 1009 
a 1028 

Randall street. 

stable : Timothy L. Connolly, petition and order for hearing a 52-hear- 
ing a 139-granted a 2S7 

Randige Bequest. 

communication from the mayor transmitting a communication from the 
corporation counsel recommending the passage of orders accepting the 
legacy left the city by the late George L. Randige; orders passed, or- 
dered printed and sent down a 562-placed on file, ordered passed in con- 
currence c 579, 580 

Randolph, Peter. 

petition, use of Faneuil Hall a 777-granted a 779 



Range, George. 

petition, compensation for damages a 231 



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Ransom court, Ward 8. 

sanitary condition: order that the committee on health department 
investigate sanitary condition of court, referred to committee on health 
department c 720 

Rapid Transit. 

annual report: communication from the commission submitting, 
sent up c 1036-placed on file a 1060 

commission, legal services : order that the commission be reqnested 
to report the amounts paid tor legal services and towhem paid, together 
with a statement in detail of the services rendered by the persons so em- 
ployed, and by what authority such legal services were employed, 
passed a S7 ; communication from the mayor transmitting communi- 
cation from the Transit Commission containing letter from Mayor Cur- 
tis relative to, ordered printed, and assigned a 113, 114-taken 11]), dis- 
cussed a 144-146-placed on file a 146-taken up, placed on file a 175; order 
that the committee on ordinances be requested to report an ordinance to 
provide that no officer or board whose salary is paid by the city shall be 
permitted, except by an order passed by the city council and approved 
by the mayor, to incur any expenses for counsel hire, referred to com- 
mittee on ordinances a 146-report, referred to committee on streets and 
sewers a 231 (report, recommitted to committee on ordinances same 
ineeting)-report of committee on ordinances, accepted, order rejected 
a 2S4, 285; order that Mr. Babson be requested to return to the city 
treasurer the sum ot $500, said sum having been paid to him for services 
rendered the Transit Commission in the \ear 1894, discussed a 146-148- 
reterred to committee on claims a 14.8-reports, majority and minority, 
discussed a 236-240- minority accepted, order rejected a 240 

elevated railroad route : order that the corporation counsel be re- 
quested to report his opinion as to whether or not the board of alder- 
men have the right to select a route for elevated road in any street other 
than those named in the petition now pending before a committee, 
passed a 2S8; communication from the corporation counsel relative to, 
referred to committee on streets and sewers a 343; report called for 
a 454, 629; Frederick H. Rindge, remonstrance against granting the 
petition of the Boston Elevated Railway Company for locations for 
tracks a 596 

hours of transit employees : order that the mayor be requested to 
confer with the Boston Transit Commission and ascertain whether said 
commission is carrying out the requirements of Chapter 375, Acts of 
1S90, etc., passed a 751 ; communication from the mayor transmitting 
communication from the transit commissioners relative to, assigned a 
762 

lease of subway : see Subway 

power of aldermen over commission: order that the corporation 
counsel be requested, through the mayor, to transmit his opinion on 
the following' questions : Has the mayor or citv council or both any 
jurisdiction over said commission? If so, what? passed c 325; com- 
munication from the mayor transmitting a communication from the 
corporation counsel, ordered printed and assigned c 3S4-taken up 
(CD. 90), placed on file c 525 

subway : see Subway 

subway labor: order that the commission, through the mayor, be 
requested to report the number of non-residents and non-citizens em- 
ployed on the subway, and also to report the daily rate of wages paid to 
laborers, referred to the mayor c 337-taken up, placed on file a 969 

Raugh, Charles N. 

petition, sign, Boylston St., West Roxbury a 49-granted a 234 

Rawson street. 

sidewalk: Mary F. Nolan et als., petition a 251 -report, no action 
necessary a 429; James Young, petition a 750-granted a 754; John D. 
Diggin, petition a 764-granted a 771 ; Joseph G. Sybertz, petition a 764- 
granled a 771; Frederick E. Coombs, petition a 764-granted a 771; 
Mary F. Nolan, petition a 764-granted a 771 ; John Duncan, petition 
a 764-granted a 771 

Raynes, Francis. 

bay-windows, Austin St., petition and order for hearing a 2S4-hearing 
a 314-granted a 320; bay-windows, Elm St., petition and order for 
hearing a 423-hearing a 446-granted a 454 

Reagan, Mrs. Julia A. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries a 342-refused a 6S7-recommitted 
c 692 

Reardon Mrs. M. F. 

petition, sidewalk, Dalmatia st. a 625-granted a 6^ 

Rebuilding Bridges, Watertown. 

transfer of appropriation : see Watertown, rebuilding bridges 

Records, Preservation. (See Preservation of Records.) 
Reed, Mrs. E. J. 

sidewalk. Forest Hills st., petition a 39S-granted a 403 

Reed, John, et al. 

petition, sewer, Maiden st. a 497-granted a 742 

Reed, Robert. 

I appointed constable a 4iS-confirmed a 449 

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Reed street. 

acceptance of street : order that the street commissioner, through 
the mayor, be requested to accept that portion of street which is now 
unoccupied from Thorndike to Hunneman sts., passed c 42 a 51 

sidewalk : L. J. O'Toole, petition a 764-granted a 771 ; John J. Will- 
iams et als., petition a S30-granted a S35 ; F. W.Todd & Co., agents, 
petition a 903-granted a 913 

Reed terrace. 

lamps : L. J. O'Toole, petition a 764 

Reedsdale street. 

sidewalks : C. A. Dodge, petition a 730-granted a 7.(2 

Regan, Catherine. 

sidewalk, Harrington St., petition a 597-granted a 613 

Regent street. 

sidewalk : F. & M. Hulbert, refused a 42S; Fannie and Maria P. Hul- 
bert, petition a 730-granted a 742 

Registration Booths. (See Election Department.) 
Registration, New. (See Election Department.) 

Registry Department. 

committee! appointed a SS c 136 

city registrar: William H. Whitmore, appointed a 251-confirined 
a 316 

Registry of Deeds. (See Suffolk, County of.) 

Regulations of Aldermen. (See Aldermen, Board of.) 

Removal of City Departments, Expenses of. (See City 
Department, Expense of Removal to New Tremont 
Building.) 

Removal of Offal Buildings, Gibson street. (See Gibson 
street.) 

Representatives to the General Court from Suffolk 
County. 

communication from the secretary of the Commonwealth relative to ap- 
portionment of, referred to special committee a 627; report of special 
committee with order 8750, 751, accepted, order passed, ordered printed 
as a public document a 751 

Republican State Committee. 

petition, use of Paneuil Hall a 1 19-granted a 149 

Requirements for New Schools. (See School Department.) 
Reserved Fund. 

appropriation for : order that there be appropriated the sum of $20,- 
000 from the unappropriated cash in the treasury, referted to committee 
on streets and sewers a 689-repurt, accepted, order passed a 690 c 693 

Revere street. 

bay-window : Isaac Silverstein, petition and order for hearing a 567- 
hearing a 596-granted a 73S 

sewer: ordered a 600 

sidewalks : order that the superintendent of streets cause sidewalk be- 
tween West Cedar and Grove sts. to be repaved, also the south side 
between West Cedar and Myrtle sts., referred to the mayor c 200 

Revised Regulations. (See Aldermen, Board of, revised 
regulations.) 

Revision of Salaries. (See Salaries, Revision of.) 
Reynolds, Thomas P. 

petition, transparency, corner Main and Middlesex sts. agoi-granted a 915 

Rhodes Brothers. 

bay-window, Tremont St., petition and order for hearing a 473-hearing 
a 496 

Rhodes, Mary E., et al. 

petition, lamps, South Munroe terrace a 986 

Rice, Alexander, et ah. 

report from committee on library department on petition (referred last 
year) asking that the city purchase two historical paintings, that the 
petition be placed on file, accepted a 377 c 385 

Rice, Charles G. 

petition that the city release to him for a nominal consideration a strip of 
land in a passageway running from Federal st. a 372 



Rice Memorial. 

order that there be allowed and paid to James L. Millard the sum of 
$300 for compiling and preparing for publication the Hice and Douglas 
memorial volumes, passed c 436 a 44S 

Rich, Albert F. 

petition, license to exhibit a " totem pole " a 342-granted a 344 

Rich, F L. 

petition, compensation for damages to property, Hampden St., by defective 
hydrant a 901 

Rich, H. M., & Co. 

petition, flag, Washington st. a So5-granted a S15 

Richards, A. M., Building Moving Company. 

petition to move building, Tufts st, a 497-granted a 542 ; petition to move 
building, Marion st. a SSS-granted a 96S 

Richards, Annie L. 
petition, compensation for damages to carriage a SS7 

Richards, E. A. 

petition to erect building, Medford St. a S64-granted a 915 c 929 

Richards, Wm. R. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries a 12, 13-refused a 2S4 c 295 

Richards street. 

edgestones : ordered a 36 

Richardson, Charles W. 

appointed superintendent of the Roxbury hay scales a 4iS-confirmed a 449 

Richardson, Mrs. Frances A. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries a 251 

Richardson Park. 

improvements: order that the committee on finance be requested to 
include in the first loan order the sum of $12,000 for purchase of addi- 
tional land adjoining park, and for the improvement of the park, 
referred to committee on finance a 149 

Richfield street. 

sewer: preamble and order for hearing on order to take land of Robert 
Blair el als. for sewer purposes, passed a 875-hearing a 901-report with 
order, accepted, passed a 913 

sidewalks : Sarah Ceconi, petition a 919-g ranted a 922 

Richfield street, private place leading off. 

sewer : preamble and order for hearing on order to take land of Mary 
A. and Harry Hayler et als., for sewer purposes, accepted, passed 
a 779-hearing a 829, S30-report, with order to take land, accepted, passed 
a 834, S35 : ordered a 836; order that order to build sewer, passed Octo- 
ber, 1S96, berescinded, passed a 912; order that order of taking of land 
be repealed, passed a 912 : construction ordered a 912 

Richmond, A. C. 

petition, guy-posts and guy-ropes, Commonwealth ave. a 421, 422- 
granted a 429; petition to erect Building, Boston st. a 9iS-granted c 1037 
a 1059; petition to erect building, Boston St. a 942; petition to stretch 
guy-rope across Boston st. a 9S6-granted a 9SS 

Richmond street. 

bay-windows : Louis Berenson, petition and order for hearing a 919- 
hearing a 941 

Richmond street, Dorchester. 

closing roadway : order to close to public travel during building of 

sewers, passed a 740 
sewer : order for construction, passed a 452 

Richmond street, Ruggles place, Washington street, 
and Dorchester avenue. 

sewer : James Gaskins et als., petition a 964 

Riddle, Patrick E., Councilman, Ward 20. 

qualified : page 1 

appointed: committee on badges c 21; committee on joint rules and 
orders c 4S; committee on claims, contingent expenses, Mt. Hope 
cemetery department, public grounds department, rules and orders, 
Fourth ot July, badges, c 135-137; committee on Fellows-st. sewer c 1115 ; 
committee to attend funeral of Councilman Butler c 293; municipal 
ownership gas and electric light c 31 1 ; statues of famous soldiers c 312; 
committee to wait on heads of departments c 406 

orders offered : badgesc2o; use of council chamber c 24; completion 
of North End park c 24; engine-house, North End c 24; streets in 
ward 6, repaying c 24; electric light, East Cottage st. c 7S; Dorchester- 
way abatement c 7S ; improvement of Fellows .St. playground c 267; 
committee on subway matters c 268; Orchard Park entrance c 309; ex- 



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ROSECLAIR 



Riddle, Patrick E., Councilman, Ward 20, continued. 

tension Pontine st. c 337; Rand St., improvemennt c 360; hours for con- 
sultation with heads of departments c 3S7 ; Fello\vs-st. sewer c 466, 467; 
payment of contingent bills c 591 ; purchase of nursery land, public 
"rounds department c 940; contingent bills c 1039 
remarks : report on Fellows-st. sewer c 467: care of square, Algonquin 
and Bradlee sts. C5S0; payment of contingent bills c 591 

Ridge street. 

edgestones : Edward M. Hartigan el als., remonstrance against setting 
a 342-report, no action necessary, accepted a 743 

edgestones and sidewalk : order for construction, referred to com- 
mittee on streets and sewers a 319-report, accepted, order passed a 320 

Rifle-range Site. {See Armories and Military Affairs ) 

Riley, Thomas S., et al. 
petition, lamp, Milton st. a 942 

Riley, William J. 

petition to stand wagon, Central sq. a so-granted a 5S; communication 
from the mayor vetoing permit, veto sustained a 82 

Rindge, Frederick K. 

remonstrance against granting the petition of the Boston Elevated Rail- 
road Company for locations for tracks a 596 

Risem, Elise. 

edgestones, Lansing St., petition a 902-granted a 913 

Ritchie street, Roxbury. 

lamps : Walstein R. Chester, trustee, et als., petition a 447 

River street, Dorchester. 

sidewalk: report, no action necessary (petition referred last year), 
accepted a 403 

River and Norfolk streets. 

building: T.J. Billings, petition to move a 472-granted a 4S3 

River street and Blue Hill avenue. 

iron pipe : J. H. Burt & Co., petition to lay a 830-granted a 835 

Roanoke Athletic Club. 

petition, license for athletic exhibition including sparring a 29 

Robbins, J., & Co. 

petition, compensation for damages to wagon a 315; petition to erect build- 
ing, Border St. a 830-granted c S54 a 867 

Robert G. Shaw School. {See School Department.) 
Robert G. Shaw Veteran Association. 

petition, use of Faneuil Hall a 9S6-granted 3987 

Roberts, C. F. 

order that permission be granted to cut down tree, Wyoming St., passed 
a 62S, 629 

Roberts, Coolidge S. 

petitions to place area and coal vault, Pinckney St. a 6S3~granted a 690 

Roberts, Rev. D. P. 

resolution extending thanks of city council for officiating as chaplain at 
memorial service, held in honor of the late Frederick Douglass, passed 
c 45 a S> 
Roberts, W. W. 

petition to excavate cellar below grade, Friend St. a 341-granted a 424 

Robertson, James. 

petition to erect building, Condor St. a 72S, 777-granted c 854, 103S a S67, 
"'59 

Robinson, F. W. 

petition, license for Association Hall for the season a so-granted a 52 

Robinson, Fred A. 

notice of appointment as third assistant city messenger a 450 c 455 

Robinson, George D., Ex-Governor. 

resolutions on death, passed c 335, 336 a 342; order that a special com- 
mittee be appointed to arrange for the delivery of a eulogy on the life 
and public services of the late governor, etc., passed c 336-referred to 
committee on streets and sewers a 342-report, accepted, order passed 
a 34S-committee appointed c 367; communication from the mayor 
vetoing order, ordered printed and assigned C3S4~taken up. indefinitely 
postponed c 442; communication from Walter S. Robinson acknowl- 
edging the receipt of copy of resolutions concerning his father and ex- 
pressing thanks of the family for same, sent down a 733-placed on file 
C797 

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Robinson, Martha E. 

sidewalk, Algonquin st., petition a 625-granted a 633 

Robinson, S. 

petition, sign, Kneeland st. a 564-granted a 73S 

Robinson street. 

eleetric light : Thomas F. Lomasney et als., petition a 902 

sewer : Edward H. Dunn, petition a 950 

sidewalk : Thomas F. Lomasney, petition a 231-granted a 3S0 

Roche, Michael. 

petition, sign, North st. a 864-granted a S75 

Rochester street. 

claims: Daniel McCarthy, petition to be paid balance remaining from 
tax-sale of estate a 2S; Daniel McCarthy, petition to be paid balance 
remaining from tax-sale of estate a 1005-granted a 1006 c 100S 

Rockdale street. 

stable : Joseph A. Cross, petition and order for hearing a6oS-hearing 
a 683-granted a 6S9 

Rockland avenue. 

sidewalk : Florence L. Greene, petition a 565-granted a 577 

Rockland street, Brighton. 

sewer : order for construction, referred to committee on streets and 
sewers a S34~ordered a S36; order for construction, referred to committee 
on streets and sewers a 943, 944-report, accepted, order passed a 944 

Rockview street. 

sidewalks : Mrs. F. H. Blake, petition a 730-granted a 742 

Rockville park. 

tree : order to remove decayed tree, passed a 611 ; Thomas Parker et al., 

petition to remove a 777 

Rockwell, Frederick J. 

stable, Lonsdale St., petition and order for hearing a 449-hearing a 52S- 
relused a 577 

Rockwell & Churchill. 

petition for the settlement of an account which they have against the 
city a 564 

Roemer, Wm. G. 

stable, Kitlredge St., petition and order for hearing a 120-heanng a 203- 
granted a 20S 

Rogers, C. W., et ah. 

petition that permission be granted to Antonio Volta to black boots, 
Franklin ave. a 447 

Rogers, John. 

order that chap. 273 of the Acts of the year 1S96, entitled an act to author- 
ize the city to grant a pension to said Rogers, formerly a police officer, 
be and the same is hereby accepted, passed a 47S c 4SS 

Rogers avenue. 

improvement : order that the superintendent of streets, through the 
mayor, be requested to macadamize and lay edgestones and gutters 
from Ruggles St. to Huntington ave., referred to the mayor c 704 

Rolfe, C. P. 

petition, sign, Green st. a 9S6-granted a 990; communication from the 
mayor vetoing permit, veto sustained a 1025 

Rollins, A. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries a 472-refused a 6S7 c 692 

Rome, Israel. 

petition, sign, Sumner st. a 22S-granted a 234 

Romsey street. 

trees: report, granting leave to H. Eichorn to trim two trees, accepted 
a 141 

Ronca, Philip. 

petition, licenses flying-horses for season ending Aug. 1, 1S96 a 497- 
granted a 500 

Rork, Chestina E. 

sidewalk, Elmore St., petition a 497-granted a 506 

Roseclair street. 

lamps : John P. Leahy et als., petition a 564 

i<n 



ROSED ALE 



RUFFIN 



Rosedale street. 

sidewalk: Roxhury Real Estate Association, petition a 730-granted 
a 742 

Rosen, Julius. 

petition, sign, Cross St. a SSj-granted a S96 

Rosenbaum Bros. 

petition, license to exhibit curiosities in store, Tremont row, for the season 
a 49-granted a 52; order that the license granted to exhibit curiosities 
and illusions be rescinded, referred to com 111 it tee on licenses a 122; order 
that license granted be transferred to F. J. Pilling, referred to committee 
on licenses a 174 

Rosenbaum, M. S. 

petition, sign, Shawmut ave. a 7$5-grantcd a 7SS 

Rosenthal, Harry. 

bay-window, Anderson St., petition and order for hearing a 943-hearing 
a 940 

Rosewood street. 

lumps : Grace A. McKenzie et als., petition a 564 

Roslin street. 

bay-windows : Thomas F. Kearney, petition and order for hearing 
a 499-hearing a 52S 

edgestones nn<l sidewalk : order for construction, referred to com- 
mittee on streets and sewers a 319, report, accepted, order passed a 320 

sidewalks: S.T. Hartford <tf als., petition a 7S6-granted a 7S8; Win. 
H. Preston et als., petition a 7S6-granted a 7S8 

tree : order for removal of tree near Grace St., passed a 836 

Rosnosky, Raphael. 

appointed deputy sealer of weights and measures a 251-confirmed a 316, 
3*7 

Rosse, Tony. 

petition, sign, Tremont St. a 167-granted a 234; petition, sign, Columbus 
ave. a 341-granted a 539 

Rosseter street. 

extension: Francis C. Stanwood, guardian, et als., petition a 315- 
report, with order that street commissioners report estimate of cost, 
accepted, passed a 425 c 432 

Roth, J., et ah. 

petition, use of Faneuil Hall a 950-granted a 956 

Round Hill street. 

stable: Joseph Moritz, petition and order for hearing a 424-hearing, 
assigned a 496-taken up, given leave to withdraw a 52S 

Rowan, John A., Councilman, Ward 7. 

qualified : page 1 

appointed : yas. house nuisance, North End c Si; committee on assess- 
ing department, collecting department health department, legislative 
matters, gas-house nuisance, North End c 135, 136; committee on 
preservation of records c 294; playground, ward 15 c 312; committee on 
GreenhalKe eulogy c 367 ; committee on new horse mart c 495 

orders offered: Stillman St., paving c 133; sanitary, Endicott St. 
c 165: ladder-house 1, condition of c 200; sanitary condition of Rutland- 
st. school C311; Blackstone st, electric light c jii; new registration 
c 311 ; condition ot Cambridge-st. ave. c 592; site for public bath-house, 
No. Margin st. C678 

remarks : election of president c 14, 15 ; site for public bath-house c 67S 

Howe, A. A., & Son. 

stable, Benedict St., petition and order for hearing a 449-hearing, given 
leave to withdraw a 52s ; stable, Benedict St., petition and order for 
hearing a 53S-hearing a 563-granted a 633; James Carny et als., petition 
in aid of petition for erection of stable a 565-placed on rile a 632 

Rowe, Augustus A. 

bay-window, Lawrence St., Charlestown, petition and order for hearing 
a 905-hearing a 918-granted a 923 

Howe's Wharf Property, Purchase of. 

petition of executive committee of the Master Teamsters' Association that 
action be delayed on purchase of property until the report of the Dock 
Commission is presented to the Legislature a 919-placed on file a 1067 

Roxburghe Club. 

petition that prompt and efficient means betaken for protection of the trees 
in the city a icos-reierred to committee on finance a 1033 

Roxbury. 

new school : see School Department 

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Roxbury Candy Company, el als. 

petition that band concerts be allowed to be given one night each week in 
July and August, in the square at Roxbury crossing a 729-granted a 741 

Roxbury Catholic Association. 

petition, license for Columbia Hall for the season a 372-granted a 377 

Roxbury Central Wharf Company. 

petition to erect building, Swett St. a 964 

Roxbury Crossing. 

band concert in square : Roxbury Candy Company el als., petition 
that band concerts be allowed one night a week during July and August 
a 729-granted a 741 

plank-walk : see Tremont street, Roxbury Crossing 

Roxbury High Fort. 

order that the mayor be requested to petition the Congress of the United 
States to donate or loan to the city four bronze or brass field pieces, 
used during the late war, and four iron carriages for the same, to be 
placed at the four angles of the restored fort, etc., passed c 40S, 409 a 422 

Roxbury Memorial Park. 

order that papers concerning be taken from files and referred to the next 
city government, passed a 9S7 c 991 

Roxbury Stand-pipe Grounds. {See Highland Park.) 
Roxbury street. 

sidewalk : Frances E. Watson, petition a 373-granted a 380 

Royal Arcanum. 

petition, permit for minor to appear in public a 497-granted a 500 

Royal road, Brighton. 

lamps : Mrs. A. C. Harrington et als., petition a 421 

Rubin, Ezro E. 

petition, signs, Green st. a 9S6-granted a 1007 

Rubinsky, Ike. 

petition, licensing dancing entertainment, Hanover St., for the season 
a 447-g ranted a 450 

Rubinstein, Joseph. 

bay window, Lowell St., petition and order for hearing a 567-hearing a 
595-granted a 610 

bay windows, Charles and Brighton sts. and Barton court, petition and 
order for hearing a 6S7~hearing a 72S-granted a 738; bay-window, Low- 
ell St., petition and order for hearing a 965-hearing a 1004-granted 
a 1007 

Rudnick Bros. 

bay-windows, North Anderson St., petition and order for hearing a 252- 
hearing a 279-granted a 539 

Rudolph, Charles. 

bay-windows, Bulfinch pi., petition and order for hearing a 424-hearing 
a 446-granted a 573 ; petition to construct area, Bulfinch st. a 472-granted 
a 4S3; petition, sewers, Bulfinch pi. and st. a SSS-granted a 922 

Rueter, Conrad J. 

appointed trustee of Boston city hospital a 49-confirmed a 85 

Rueter, H. H. 

petition to erect building, Terrace St. a 397-granted c 433 a 44S 

Rueter & Co. 

Stable, Wensley St., petition and order for hearing a 732-hearing a762; 
report, no action necessary a 96S; remonstrance of D. J. Brennan 
against erection of stable a 777, 778-placed on file a 967 ; stable, Wensley 
St., petition and order for hearing a 806-hearing a Sf>4-granted a 967 

Ruffin, Stanley, Councilman, Ward 9. 

qualified : page 1 

appointed : committee on badges c 21 ; gas-house nuisance, North End 
c 81 ; committee on building department, Mt. Hope cemetery depart- 
ment, Fourth of July, gas-house nuisance, North End, Memorial Day 
badges c 135-137; committee on grade crossings c 165; committee on 
Greenhalge eulogy c 367 

orders offered ; Douglass memorial services, resolutions extending 
thanks for services rendered c 45; Bishop Arnett, resolution relative to, 
c 133; gas. lamp, Dutton pi. c 166; repairs, Smith school-house c 494; 
construction of new Cambridge bridge c 679 

remarks: Douglass memorial services c 45; Bishop Arnett c 133, 134; 
location of ward-rooms c 1S1 ; loan for sanitation of school. houses c 546, 
553. 554; ward-room Ward 11 c 584, 585 
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RUGGLES 



SALCOMBE 



Ruggles street. 

barber-poles : Fred Call, petition a 728-granted a 7S0 

extension : Jacob Bleiler et als., petition a 1,50 

guy-ropes : Simon Goldstein, petition to stretch a 342-granted a 347 

poles: New England Telephone and Telegraph Company, petition to 
erect a 4.72-order for hearing a 75g-hearing a 763-granted a 773; New 
England Telephone and Telegraph Co., petition to erect a oS6-order for 
hearing a oSy-hearing a 1027-granted a 1035 

trees : order to remove trees in front of estate of Dr. John C. Jones, 
passed a 122 ; Joseph Ham, petition, removal a 564-granted a 663 

wateriiig-trougb t order that the water commissioner be requested to 
place an iron water-fountain and drinking trough in front of the Baptist 
church, referred to committee on water department a 347 

widening and extending: order that the street commissioners be 
requested to report an estimate of the cost of widening and extending 
from Tremont st. to Huntington ave., passed a 233; communication 
from the street commisioners relative to, placed on file a 252 

Ruggles street and Columbus avenue. 

electric light on corner : John C. Jones et als., petition a 372 

Ruggles and Tremont streets. 

tree : order to remove dead tree, passed a 665 

Ruggles and Washington streets. 

signs : G. H. Lawrence, petition a 596-refused a 73S 

Rules and Orders. 

committee : appointed a 36, S7 

carriage and refreshment limit: s« Common Council 
consolidation of joint committees : order relative to consolida- 
tion of certain committees (named), ordered printed and assigned 
c 20-taken up, referred to committe on rules and orders c 24, 25-report, 
no action necessary, accepted c 70 
rules and orders of the city city council : see City Council 
rules and orders of the board of aldex-men : see Aldermen, 

Board of 
rules and orders of the common council : see Common Council 
use of streets by vehicles : report on the petition of Silas Pierce, 
et als. (referred irom last year), relative to, referred to committee on 
rules and orders a 633 

Russell, A. P. 

petition, transparency, Dudley st. a 763-granted a 772 

Russell, Edward B., et als. 

petition, sidewalk, Newbury st. a Sos-granted a S12 
Russell, Mary N. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries a 251-refused a 664 c 671 

Russell, Willis L. 

petition, compensation for loss of fowls a 764-granted a 905 

Russell, William E., Ex-Governor. 

communication trom the mayor calling a meeting to take action on death 
a 70S; resolutions on death 70S-714; order for appointment of committee 
to attend funeral, passed a 711 c 714; committee appointed a 711 c 714; 
order that Hags be displayed at half mast, passed a 711 c 714; order that 
hells be tolled, passed a 711 c 714; order that committee be appointed to 
arrange for a public eulogy, passed a 711 c 714 

Russell, William H., et als., trustees. 

petition to place areas under sidewalk, State and Devonshire sts., and 
Congress sq. a 596-granted a 613 

Russell street, Charlestown. 

bay-windows : E. O. Webster, petition and order for hearing a 971- 
hearing a 1004-granted a 1069; E. O. Webster, petition and order for 
hearing a 95'- hearing, given leave to withdraw a 964 

sewer: Edward O. Webster, petition a SSS-granted a 922 

Rutherford avenue. 

asphalting: order that the superintendent of streets be requested to 
report an estimate of cost of asphalting at its junction with Devens 
St., passed a 401 ; communication from the mayor transmitting commu- 
nication from the superintendent of streets relative to, referred to com- 
mittee on streets and sewers a 4iS-report, no action necessary, accepted 
a 743 

building : Hinckel Brewing Company, petition to erect a 397-granted 
c 43^1448; Boston Ice Company, petition to erect a giS-granted c 976 
agS6 

widening and extension : order that the committee on finance be 
requestedto provide in the next loan bill the sum of $20,000, as a special 
appropriation for widening and extension from Chapman st. to City sq., 
referred to committee on finance c 524 

Rutherford avenue and Albany street. 

poles : New England Telephone and Telegraph Company, petition to 
erect and remove a 564-order for hearing a 57S-hearing c 506-granted a 
6SS 

Ruth v en street. 

sidewalk : Alfred T. O. Bouge et als., petition a 830-granted a S35 



Rutland street. 

area : James H. Hayes, petition to enlarge a 530-granted a 542 
bay-window : James H. Hayes, petition and order for hearing a 2S4- 
hearing a 314-re'fused a 688 

Rutland-street Primary School. (See School Depart- 
ment.) 

Rutledge street. 

poles : New England Telephone and Telegraph Company, petition to- 
erect a 372-order for hearing a 53g-hearing a 563; Mary A. Farrington 
.et al., remonstrance against erection a 564 

Ryan, John A., Councilman, Ward 6. 

qualified : page 1 

appointed: committee on engineering department, inspection of ves- 
sels and ballast c 135, 136; East Boston night cars c 312; committee on 
private ways, ward 17 c 415; committee on Labor Day celebration c 720 

orders offered : new school, ward 6 c m; loan for North End park 
c 153 ; next meeting c 704 

remarks: election of president c 13; rules and orders, contingent 
expenses c 103, 104; new school, Eliot school district cm; playground, 
North End c 153, 154-183. 1S5, 21521S; city council proceedings c 159; 
death of Governor Greenhalge c 246, 247; subway lease c 297, 29S; 
release of land, Salem St., Hancock school-yard C302; receipts from 
liquor licenses c 306, 307 ; ward-room, ward 6 c 323, 324 ; sanitation and 
ventilation of school-houses c 461 ; loan for school improvements c 515 ; 
band-stand, North sq. c 581,582; loan bill c 650; next meeting c 704; 
fire department investigation c 797; lease of Old State House c 933 

Ryan, John A. 

petition, transparency, Hanover st. a SS7-granted a S96; petition, trans- 
parency, Cornhill a SS7~granted a 8q6; petition, transparency, cor. 
Broadwav and C St. a 901-granted a 915; petition, transparency, Charter 
and Hanover sts. a 971-granted a 971 

Ryan, John J. 

appointed constable a 727-confirmed a 750 

Ryan, Maria. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries a 28- refused a 252 c 262 

Rymill, Geo. H. 

petition to remove two trees, Centre St. a 777 



Sagamore street. 

hitching-post : Enoch J. Shaw, petition to erect a 625-granted a 631 
sidewalk: Emma S. Parker, petition a 764-granted a 771 

St. Antonio Society of Boston. 

petition to give band concert in North sq. a 564-report with order, 
amended, passed a 576 c 5S1 

St. Botolph street. 

revised grades: order to establish, referred to committee on streets 
and sewers a 77S-report, accepted, order passed a 7S0 

St. Elizabeth Hospital Property. (See Playground, Ward 
19.) 

St. Francis de Sales Church, Charlestown. 

order that the fire commissioners be authorized to place illuminated dials- 
on public clock in tower of church, referred to the mayor c Si 

St. John street. 

sewer : Gabriel Bros., petition a 950 
St. Mark street, West Roxbury. 

lamps : Dawson Johnson et al., petition a 942 

St. Martin street, Charlestown. 

sewer : order for construction, referred to committee on streets and 
sewers a 769- report, accented, order passed a 769 

Salaries of Heads of Financial Departments. (See 

Ordinances.) 
Salaries, Revision of. 

order that a special committee be appointed to consider the subject of a 
general revision of salaries paid to commissioners and employees oi the 
city, passed c 525-referred to committee on streets and sewers a 537; re- 
port, accepted, order rejected a 631-assigned c 635-taken up, placed on 
file c 716; order that a special committee be appointed to consider the 
subject of a general revision of salaries paid to commissioners and em. 
ployees of the city, passed c 640 

Salcombe street. 

sidewalks : W. D. Jones et als., petition a 730-granted a 74a 
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SALE 



SCHOOL 



Sale of Horses, Wards 6 and 8. 

order that a spi cial committee be appointed lo consider the advisability of 
the removal of the exhibition of horses for sale from those portions of 
wards 6 and S adjacent to the Union station; to confer with the horse 
dealers with regard to the establishment of a new horse mart in some 
suitable location and to report some definite plan of action, laid over 
c 416-laken up, assigned c 441-taken up, discussed c 455, 456-passed 
c 456-committee appointed c 495-reporl, no action necessary, accepted 
C552; order that special committee be given further time to consider 
the matter, passed c 5S7 

Salem street. 

asphalting : order that the superintendent of streets through the 
mayor be requested to asphalt street from Tileslon to Charter sts., etc., 
referred to the mayor c 704 
passageway leading to Hancock school : nee School Department 
show case: Louis Goldstein, petition a 167-granted a 234 
sign : S. Hamburg, petition a 29-granted a 122; petition a nS-granted 
a 234-petition to project a 20 .'-refused a 234; Simon Gordon, petition 
a 471— granted a 539; Morris Simon, petition a S64~g ranted a S75 

Salt Water Service. (See Fire Department.) 
Saltmarsh, Edward W. 

petition to stand lunch-wagon, Cobb st. a 50 

Salvation Army. (See Brewer, Wm J., et ah., or Ordi- 
nances.) 

Salvisberg avenue. 

condition : order that the committee on health department be requested 
to look into the sanitary condition, referred to committee on health de- 
partment c 590 

Sammis, G. W, 

petition, permit for minor a S65~referred to committee on streets and 
sewers a 869-report, accepted, permit granted a S76 

Sampson, H. 

petition, lantern and sign, Leverett st. a 763-granted a 772 

Sand Pit, North End. (See Park Department.) 
Sandler, Isaac. 

petition, sign, Endicott St. a 2So-granted a 288 

Sands, Mrs. Wm. H. 

petition, sign, Charles st. a 2So-g ranted a iSS 

Sanford street. 

building : T. J. Billings, petition to move a 497-granted a 542 

Sanitary Condition of Charlestown. (See Charlestown.) 

Sanitary Condition, Ward 18. (See Ward 18.) 

Sanitary Conditions, Wards 6 and 8. (See Wards 6 and 8.) 

Sanitary Conditions Wards 13, 14, and 15. (See South 
Boston.) 

Sanitation and Ventilation of School-houses. (See School 
Department.) 

Saratoga street. 

building : John Soley, petition to move a 805-granted a 836 

fast driving: order that fast driving be permitted at greater speed 

than allowed by ordinance, passed a 769 c 79S 
stable : James Stapleton, petition and order for hearing a 317-hearing 

hearing a 397-granted a 404 

Saratoga and Bayswater streets. 

flagstaff: order that the city messenger be instructed to erect a flagstaff, 
150 feet tall, etc., adjourned for want of quorum c 561-taken up, passed 
c 592, 593-referred to committee on finance a 597 

Saratogo and Bennington streets. 

tracks : see West End Street Railway Co. 

Sargent's wharf. 

public landing : order that the committee on finance be requested to 
provide in the next loan a sum sufficient for public landing, referred to 
committee on finance c 41b 

Sarkis & Co. 

petition to project lantern, Kneelaud St. a S3-granted a 141 

Saturday Half-Holidays. (See Holidays and City Em- 
ployees.) 
Savage, Henry. 

petition to be paid for damages to wagon a 2So-refused a 664 c 671 



Savin Hill avenue. 

claims : J. W. Steele, petition to lie paid balance remaining from tax 

sale of estate a nS-granted a 209 c 211 
sewer : D. M. Clifford et ats., petition a 729 

Savin street 

sidewalk : Geo. W.Johnson, granted a 403 ; Max Masse, refused a42S; 
John Kiley, granted a 429; Peter R. Sutherland, petition a 497-granted 
a 506; Geo. \V. Johnson, granted a 484; Jacob J. Young, petition a 497- 
granted a 506; M. Masse, petition a 6S3-granted a 690 

Sawyer, Albert C, Councilman, Ward 21. 

qualified : page i 

appointed : committee on city messenger department, collecting de- 
partment c 135; Patriots' Day c 312; commit'ee on playground, ward 19 
c 415; committee on institutions department c 405 

orders offered : condition of Eliot bury ing-ground c ill ; crosswalks 
on Maywood st. c 500; Maywood St., crosswalk c S62 

remarks : crosswalk, Maywood St. c 862 

Sawyer, Charles W., et ah. 

report giving leave to withdraw on petition (referred 1S90) that certain 
amounts paid by them for alleged invalid tax deeds of an estate, D St., 
be refunded, accepted a S91 c 92S 

Sawyer avenue. 

sidewalk : Henry B. Stratton, petition a 597-granted a 613 

stable: Wm. F. Kakas, petition and order for hearing a 7^2-hearing, 

given leave to withdraw a 762; Wm. F. Kakas, petition and order for 

hearing a 765-hearing a 7S5-granted a 7SS 

Sawyer and Cushing avenues. 

sidewalk : Mrs. Adelaide E. Sargent, petition a 655-granted a 667 

Saxton street. 

lamps : Frederick E. Leeds, petition a 497 

Sayward street. 

tree : Mary L. Hall, petition, removal tree a 421-granted a 474 

Scanlan, Thomas F. 

petition, cancellation of three instruments given him by laying pipes, 
George st. a 447-report, with preamble and order, accepted, passed 
;l 453. 454 

Schiano, Elizabeth M. 

petition, sewer, Birch St. a 373-granted a 452 

Schiro, Vittorio. 

petition, barber pole, North st. a 901-granted a 915 

Schiller street. 

edgestones : report, no action necessary, on petition of Joseph Bopp, 
accepted a 403 

Schmid, Fritz. 

petition, sidewalk corner Egleston and Boylston sts. a 625-granted 
a 633 

Schmidt, Ernst C, et ah. 

remonstrance against granting permission for coasting on Linden Park 
and Lamont sts. a 29-report, no action necessary, accepted a 57 

School Department. 

committee : appointed a SS c 136 

appropriation, more money for committee : communication 
lrom the mayor transmitting communication from the school committee 
requesting an additional appropriation to meet a deficit in the regular 
school expenditures of the current financial year and recommending 
passage of order providing for same; order for appropriation of $74,- 
000, referred to committee on streets and sewers a 903-reporl, accepted, 
order passed a 968-assigned c 974-taken up, passed c 998; communica- 
tion from the mayor stating that school teachers cannot be paid unless 
order is passed, placed on file c 991 

architect: communication from the mayor stating that he had appointed 
Francis W. Chandler c 3S a 50 

Austin primary-school, sale of: re| ort of committee on schools 
and school-houses, recommending reference to street commissioner, 
accepted c 637 a 662; communication from the street commissioner 
relative to, sent down a 6S7~referred to committee on schools and 
school-houses c 692 

Bennett District schools, sanitary condition : order that the 
board of health be requested to report the sanitary condition of the 
school buildings, passed a 427, communication lrom the mayor trans- 
mitting communication from school committee relative lo, ordered 
printed and assigned a 470-taken up, placed on file a 608 

Bigelow school, sanitary condition: order that the committee 
on health department be requested to investigate sanitary condition, 
referred to committee on health department c ^37-report, referred to 
board of health, accepted c 433 a 44S; communication from the board of 
health relative to sanitary condition, sent down a 499-placed on file c 570 



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Hlgt-low School, house lot, South Boston, surrender of: 

communication from the school committee surrendering to the city 
council a portion of school-house lot, referred to committee on schools 
and school-houses c Siy 

Blackinton school-house : communication from the school com- 
mittee on communication from Orient Heights Improvement Associa- 
tion relative to removal of the old building*, referred to committee on 
public lands c 93-report, with order, accepted, passed c 195 a 205 ; order 
that the old primary school building on lot be sold to be removed, and 
and that the proceeds of the sale be appropriated for the improvement 
of the new primary school-house on said lot and the land pertaining 
thereto, referred to committee on public lands c 134-report, with order, 
accepted, passed c 195 a 205; order that the superintendent of streets be 
requested to place edgestones about the premises occupied by said 
school, etc., referred to the mayor c S56 

Bowdoin school-house, Myrtle st. : petition that superintendent 
of public buildings be allowed to erect a flag-Staff in front of entrance 
in the sidewalk a 105S 

change in system of governing public schools : report of 
committee (referred lastyear), taken up, assigned c 720-taken up, indefi- 
nitely postponed c 1057 

Chapman school district: order that the school committee be re- 
quested to investigate the inadequate accommodations for scholars in 
the district, and to take such steps as are necessary towards putting the 
said buildings in proper condition passed c 309 a 315, 316; communi- 
cation from the school committee relative to, that no further action is 
necessary, sent down a 905-placed on file c 92S 

Clinch school, sanitary condition : order that the committee on 
public buildings be requested to inquire into and report upon the sani- 
tary condition of school, referred to committee on public buildings 

c 33 6 
condition of Alger school-house: order that the committee on 
schools and school-houses examine into the sanitary condition and 
report the result of their findings, referred to committee on schools and 
school-houses c 339-report, referred to school committee c 433 a 44S; 
communication irom the school committee relative to, placed on file 

c 63S 

condition of Cudworth school-house in East Boston : order 
that the superintendent of public buildings, through the mayor, be 
requested to report upon the present condition and safety of school-house, 
relerred to the mayor c 78; order that the superintendent of public 
buildings, through the mayor, report the exact condition of school- 
house, and how much money will be needed to put the building in a 
safe condition, referred to the mayor c 80; order that the school com- 
mittee be requested to render a report at its earliest convenience as to 
present condition and safety of school, passed c 437 

condition of primary school-house, Vernon st. : report on the 
communication from the school committee (referred last year) relative 
to the condition of. the primary school-house, that the communication 
be placed on file c 35S a 373 

condition of school-houses in case of fire : order that the com- 
mittee on schools and school-houses be requested to ascertain and report 
the safety of the school buildings in case of fire, referred to committee 
on schools and school-houses c 590 

Cushman, Ingraham, and Kliot school-houses : communica- 
tion from the school committee on communication (referred last year) 
requesting committee to report as to sanitary condition, that it seems 
undesirable to make report at this time, placed on file c 93 

Dearborn school, sanitary condition : order that the committee 
on health department investigate the sanitary condition of the school, 
referred to committee on health department c 273-report, no action 
necessary, accepted c 433 

Edward live re tt school: order that the school committee be re- 
quested to report as soon as possible if some arrangement cannot be 
made to furnish school accommodations for the pupils of said school, 
while the building is undergoing repairs, passed c S02; communication 
from the school committee relative to, placed on file c 927 

JO! iot school district : order that the school committee be requested 
to purchase or take by right of eminent domain a location tor a new 
12-room primary school in the Eliot district, ward 6, the sum necessary 
for the purchase of location, etc., to be taken from the funds to be placed 
at the disposal of the school committee during the present year, by virtue 
of authority given by chap. 408, acts of 1SS5, referred to the mayor cm; 
order that the committee on schools and school-houses be requested to 
inquire into the sanitary condition of school-house, referred to committee 
on schools and school-houses; report, no action necessary, accepted 

C549 

engineers, heating, ventilating, and sanitary : Frederic Tudor, 
notice of appointment C3S; S. Homer Woodbridge, notice of appoint- 
ment c 38 

fire-alarms in school-huildings : communication from the school 
committee in relation to, with order that the city council be requested to 
grant a special appropriation of $20,000 for providing school-houses 
with the auxiliary fire alarm and fire extinguishers, referred to commit- 
tee on finance c 261 , 262 

fire apparatus, near schools, Meeting-House Hill : see Fire 
Department 

"flag-staff, Bowdoin school-house : communication from the school 
committee requesting board of aldermen to allow flag-staff to be erected 
in sidewalk, Myrtle St., referred to the committee on streets and sewers 

flag -staff", Phillips school: communication from the school commit- 
tee relative to, placed on file c 262 

.Forest Hills school: order that the school committee be requested 
to include in their annual estimates a sum sufficient to provide for the 
purchase of a site and erection of a school-house, passed c 26-referred 
to committee on appropriations a 30-referred to committee on finance 





School Department, continued. 

a 169 c 179; order that the school committee be requested to locate and 
erect a grammar school in the vicinity of the station, the cost of the 
same not to exceed $75,000, passed a S7 c 94; communication from the 
school committee relative to, sent down a 905-placed on file c 92S; order 
that the school committee be requested to report whether it is their 
intention to construct a school-house this year, passed c 395-communi- 
cation from the school committee relative to, placed on file c 937 

Franklin school-house and yard : order that the committee on 
schools and school-houses be requested to investigate and report upon 
the sanitary condition, referred to committee on schools and school- 
houses c 466 

George-st. school : order that the committee on schools and school- 
houses investigate and report upon the sanitary condition of school, 
house, referred to committee on schools and school. houses c 336-report, 
with order, accepted, passed c 407 a 423; communication from the 
school committee relative to, providing a modern system of ventilation, 
sent up c 579-placed on file a 597 

Genesee-st. school, entrance : order that the mayor be instructed 
to request the school committee to inspect the work done in the main 
entrance and make any recommendations they think best to have a more 
suitable entrance, referred to the mayor C443; communication from the 
mayor transmitting communication from the superintendent of streets 
relative to, placed on file c 635 

Gibson grammar school, grading yard : communication from 
the mayor recommending passage of order transferring unexpended 
balance of appropriation lor primary school-house, Eustis St., to appro- 
priation for grammar school-house, Gibson district; order for transfer, 
passed a 971-assigned c 974-taken up, referred to committee on finance 
c 1050 

Hancock school, passageway from Salem st. : report of the 
committee on public hinds 011 the communication (referred last year) 
concerning a release of the city's rights in a passageway leading from 
Salem St. to the Hancock school, accepted, referred to committee on 
schools and school houses a 255-nssigned c 262-taken up, substitute 
order offered, discussed c 301,302-passed c 301-referred to committee on 
schools and school-houses a 316-report, accepted, order passed a 424; 
order that upon payment of one dollar the mayor be authorized to quit 
claim to Mark Lewis and Myer Berman all the right, title, and interest 
of city of Boston in and to the passageway leading from Salem st. to 
the Hancock school-house lot, etc., and that order approved by the 
mayor April 30, 1S96, be, and the same hereby is, rescinded, referred to 
committee on schools and school-houses c 939-report, accepted, order 
passed c 1009-referred to committee on streets and sewers a i02S-referred 
to next government a 1067 

Heath-st. school-house : communication from the school committee 
on communication from the common council concerning a new building 
for the school-house that there is no immediate need for a new building" 
for this school, placed on file c 93 

high school, East Boston: order that the school committee be 
requested to select and purchase a site for the location of a high school 
building, and to appropriate and set aside for such purpose the amount 
of money necessary therefor from the funds to be placed at its disposal 
during the present year by virtue of authority given by said committee 
by chap. 40S of acts of 1S95, passed c 25 a 30; communication from the 
school committee transmitting report, no further action necessary in re- 
lation to new high school, relerred to committee on schools and school- 
houses c 93-report, accepted c 35S a 373; order that the committee on 
schools and school-houses be requested to select a suitable site for the 
location of a new high school building and to report amount of money 
necessary to secure the same, referred to committee on schools and 
school-houses c 93, 94-report, ordered printed and assigned c 35S- 
taken up, report accepted (CD. S6), sent up c 416 a 423; communication 
from the school committee that Webb school-house be surrendered to 
the city council and sold, the proceeds of sale to be appropriated for 
site for a new high school, East Boston; order to sell and apply pro- 
ceeds as stated, referred to committee on schools and school-houses 
c 431 ; order that the board of street commissioners be requested to sell 
immediately the Austin Primary School building and lot on Paris St., 
and that the proceeds of the sale be set aside as a special appropriation 
for the purchase of land for a high school, referred to committee on 
schools and school-houses c 350 

high school, South Boston : order that the committee on schools 
be requested to confer with the committee on school-houses for the pur- 
pose of urging speedy action in the establishment of a high school, 
referred to committee on schools and school-houses a 944 

Hyde grammar school, sanitary condition : order that the 
committee on schools and school houses report as to the sanitary con- 
dition, referred to committee on schools and school-houses c 46S-report, 
no action necessary, accepted c 549 

interscholastic trophy : order that the report of committee on 
interscholaslic trophy be taken from the files of 1S95 and referred to 
school committee with the request that they grant the appropriation 
asked or give a public hearing thereon, passed c 200, 201 ; communica- 
tion from the school committee relative to, placed on file c 957 

kindergarten, Highland station: see Library Department, branch 
library and kindergarten, Highland station 

land, Harvest St., for school purposes : report, no action neces- 
sary on communication from school committee (referred last year) re- 
scinding their order requesting the city to take certain land, accepted 
a 253 c 262 

land on Havre and Paris sts. : report of the committee on schools 
and school-houses, no action necessary on communication from school 
committee rescinding order requesting that the city take certain land 
adjoining the Cudworth primary school-house, accepted a 253 c 262 

L«'Oi> St., new school : order that the school committee be requested 
to report as to the necessity of erecting a new eight-room school build- 
ing in place of the old Ira Allen school building now there, together 

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School Department, continued. 

with :m estimate of the cost of same, and also the proposed location of 
the building, discussed ciii,i 12-referred to the mayor c 1 12 

Ion 11 of $.5oO,<MM> ' report on the message of the mayor transmitting 
report of the school committee (referred last year) concerning the dis- 
position of the loan of $500,000 authorized by the General Court, 
recommending that the report be placed on file, accepted, message 
placed on rile c 433 a 44S 

Lowell school, removal of dangerous tree : communication 
from school committee asking that the board of aldermen have four 
trees removed in front of school, referred to superintendent of public 
grounds a 920, report, accepted a 951 

Mather school, houth Boston : order that the committee on finance 
include in the next loan bill the sum of $125,000, said sum to constitute 
a special appropriation for a new school-house, referred to committee 
on finance a 345 

Irloitltoii-st. primary school-house : report on the communica- 
tion (referred last year) rescinding order requesting- the taking' of cer- 
tain land adjoining the school-house, no action necessary, accepted 
a 2S5 c 295; report on the communication from the school committee 
(referred last year) relative to enlargement of lot, no action necessary, 
accepted a 2S5 c 295 ; order that the committee on schools and school- 
houses be requested to investigate and report what action has been 
taken toward securing a schoolyard, referred 10 committee on schools 
and school-houses c JIG-report, no further action necessary, accepted 
C 433 ; order that the school committee be requested to report what sK ps 
have been taken in regard to providing a school-yard, passed c S02, S03 
a S06; communication from the school committee relative to, sent down 
a 905, placed on file c 92S 

IUoul ton-st. school-house, baths: order that the mayor be re- 
quested to ask the school committee to equip, if practicable, the base- 
ment of the primary school-house known as the Kent school-house 
with the Spray and tub system of hot and cold water baths for use during" 
the entire year, and that arrangements be made for the use of said baths 
by women during school hours and on Saturdays, assigned a 574-taken 
up, referred to committee on health department a 6oS, 61 9 

new t ross-st. school-house : order that the superintendent of 
public buildings be requested to report the estimated cost of erecting a 
new school-house on the site of the school-house now located on Cross 
st., at the cor. of Hartlett st., which is unfit for occupancy, passed ;i 233 ; 
communication from the superintendent of public buildings relative to, 
referred to committee on schools and school-houses c 2$4-report, with 
order, accepted, passed a 3 ^-assigned c 357-taken up, indefinitely post- 
poned c 716-placed on file a 730 

new school-house, RoxLnuy: order that the school committee be 
requested to erect a new primary school building in the vicinity of Har- 
rison ave. and Hunneman St., referred to committee on schools and 
school-houses c 592-report, referred to school committee c 637 a 662; 
Communication from the school committee relative 10, referred to com- 
mittee on schools and school-houses a 765, 766 

opening of school yards : order that the school committee be re- 
quested to take such action as may be necessary to cause the yards 
connected with the several public school-houses to be opened as play- 
grounds for children at all times when the schools are not in session, 
passed c 270 referred to committee on schools and school-houses a 2S1 ; 
report, accepted, order passed a 627; order that the mayor request the 
school committee to instruct the janitors of the school-houses of the city, 
especially in South Boston district, to keep the yards of the school- 
houses open to the childi en for the purpose of using them for recreation 
between the hours of S A.M; and 6 P.M., referred to the mayor c 591 ; 
communication from the mayor, transmitting communication from the 
school committee, placed on tile c 669; communication from the school 
committee relative to, referred to committee on schools and school- 
houses a 765 

post-graduate course, evening drawing school : order that 
the school committee he requested to report on the expediency of estab- 
lishing a post-graduate course for the benefit of such pupils in the even- 
ing drawing schools as, having completed the regular course of studies, 
may desire to pursue their education still farther, etc., passed c 437, 43S ; 
communication from the school committee relative to, placed on file 
C$17 

primary school, Warren district : order that the school committee, 
through the mayor, be requested to erect a new primary school building, 
in the Warren school district in place of the Cross and Mead sts. schools, 
and that above-named schools be sold and the proceeds of the same be 
applied to the erection of the new school building, discussed c no, m- 
relerred to the mayor c 1 1 1 

protest from Glnn «fe C'o.'s Strikers: petition from the Inter- 
national Typographical Union, the International Brotherhood of Book- 
binders, and the International Printing Pressmen's Union, remonstrat- 
ing against use of school books of the Ginn Company in the public 
schools, sent up c 705-referrcd to committee on streets and sewers a 730; 
referred to next government a 1067 

repairs on school building : communication from the mayor trans- 
mitting two orders from the school committee requesting the city coun- 
cil to furnish as early as possible the necessary appropriation for making 
such repairs on following-named school buildings (list given) as shall 
be necessary to insure proper ventilation and sanitation therein; also 
that the superintendent of public buildings, on the passage of the ap- 
propriation, make such repairs under the direction of the committee on 
school-houses, sent up c 38; order that the sum of $ico,ooo be hereby 
appropriated to be expended for making improvements in school build- 
ings to secure better ventilation and sanitation, etc., discussed, passed 
c 39-rcferred to committee on finance a 50; see also School Department 
sanitation and ventilation of s< hoolhouses 

resignation of member of school committee : communication 
from the school committee stating that vacancy exists, caused by resigna- 
tion of Walter Oilman Page, placed on file a 920 

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School Department, continued. 

Robert <*. Shaw school, iron fence : order that the school commit- 
tee be requested to cause an ornamental iron fence to be erected in front 
of school, passed c 79 a 85; communication from the school committee 
relative to, that no further action is necessary, sent up, c 321-pIaced on 
file a 342 

Rutlantl-st. primary school : order that, the committee on health 
investigate the sanitary condition of school-house, referred to committee 
on health department c 311-report, no action necessary, accepted c 433 

safety of school buildings as to tires : communication from the 
mayor transmitting a report upon the safety and condition of school- 
houses in regard to fire-escapes, etc.. made by the expert committee on 
sanitation and ventilation, ordered printed and assigned C43i-taken up- 
(CD. 9S), sent up C 466-placetl on file a 472 

sanitary condition, i>wi$j;ht and Everett grammar schools : 
order that the committee on schools and school-houses inspect and report 
the sanitary condition, referred to the committee on schools and school- 
houses c 324-report, no action necessary, accepted c 637 a 662 

sanitary condition of Hancock and Cushman school- 
houses: order that the committee on schools and school-houses be 
requested to inquire into the sanitary condition of school-houses, referred 
to committee on schools ami school-houses c 369; report, no action neces- 
sary, accepted, order rejected c 524 

sanitary condition, Phillips school : order that the school com- 
mittee be requested to report to the city council the sanitary condition, 
passed c 26 a 29; communication from the school committee relative to 
sanitary condition, sent up c 407-referred to committee on finance a 422; 
order that the committee on health department hO requested to inquire 
into sanitary condition of school, referred to committee on health depart- 
ment c 437-report, no action necessary, accepted c 523 

sanitary conditions, Charlestown schools : communication from 
the school committee transmitting report, no action necessary, on com- 
munication from the city council relative to sanitary condition of cer- 
tain school-houses in Charlestown, placed on file c 93, order that the 
committee on appropriations be requested to include in their report the 
sum of $20,000, said sum to be used to have the schools placed in proper 
sanitary condition, referred to committee on appropriations c So-referred 
to committee on finance a 170 c 179 

sanitation and ventilation of school-houses, loan orders, 
etc. : report of committee on topics in mayor's address, that so much of 
address as relates £0 school sanitation be referred to committee on 
schools and school-houses, accepted, referred c 134 a 140; communica- 
tion from the mayor transmitting a report made by the expert committee 
on sanitation and ventilation of school-houses, sent up c 294-ordered 
printed, referred to committee on schools and school-houses a 315; 
communication from the mayor recommending that $300,000, necessary 
for the purpose of putting" school houses in proper condition, be appio- 
priated, to be raised by loan and expended in making a beginning of 
this important work ; order for loan of $300,000 in making improvements 
in school buildings to secure better sanitation and ventilation, and 
better means of escape in case of fire, etc., referred to committee on 
finance c 313, 314-report, discussed c 43S-440-assigned c 440-taken up, 
amended to substitute the words school committee for the words super- 
intendent public buildings, discussed c 456-464-order rejected, motion to 
reconsider and assign, carried c 464-motion to suspend rule and 
take up assignment, lost c 4S7~laken up, motion to reconsider, carried, 
substitute offered, rejected, original order discussed c 493, 494-assigned 
c 494-taken upy>order rejected c 524-phiced on file a 537; communication 
from the mayor calling attention to the pressing importance of passing 
at once the appropriation of $300,000 heretofore recommended bv him 
and reported favorably on bv the committee on finance for remedying; 
deficiencies of our school-houses in respect to sanitation, ventilation, 
etc.; also communication from the corporation counsel relative to, 
placed on file c 4S6, 4S7 ; order for loan of $302,000 for improvements in 
school buildings, discussed a 530-537-amended so as to provide that the 
work be done by the superintendent, passed a 537-motion to rescind, 
discussed, carried a 537; communication from the mayor recommend- 
ing the passage of an order for $75,000 to be expended in making- 
improvements in school buildings, etc.; also order for $300,000 for the 
same purpose, referred to committee on streets and sewers a 507, 528- 
report, accepted, orders passed a 541, 542-first order passed c 544-dis- 
cussed c 544, 545, 546-orcier passed c 546-motion to reconsider and 
assign motion to next meeting, carried c 546-taken up, discussed c 552- 
559-failed of passage c 5SS-pl iced on file a 565 ; order for loan of $301 ,000 
for making improvements in school buildings to secure better sanita- 
tion and ventilation, etc., and that superintendent of public buildings 
be authorized to expend same, passed a 504-suhst.itute offered, dis- 
cussed c 510-523-substitute rejected, order rejected, motion to recon- 
sider, discussed c 522, 523-lost c 523-placed on file a 537; order for loan 
of $301,000, of which sum so much as may be necessary shall be turned 
into the city treasury under an order appropriating the sum of $75,000 
out of any unappropriated moneys in the treasury tor the public build- 
ings department, etc., passed a 575-failed of passage c 582-reconsidera- 
tion, assig ned c 5S2-taken up, indefinitely postponed c 622-placed on file 
a 625 ; order that order approved May 27, 1S96, appropriating sum of 
$75,000 be rescinded and that an additional sum of $300,000 be hereby 
appropriated, referred to committee on streets and sewers a 611-report, 
accepted, order passed a 614-discussed c 617, 6iS-passed c 61S; com- 
munication from the school committee relative to appropriation of 
$3^0,000 for improvements, sent up c 797-referred to committee on 
streets and sewers a S05 ; order that the superintendent of public build- 
ings be authorized to expend for better means of protection from fire in 
school buildings the sum of $5,000 out of the $300,000 appropriated, 
etc., passed a 814-assigncd C 817-tuken up, passed c S83 

school requirements : order that the mayor request the school com- 
mittee to submit for the inspection of an expert whom the mayor shall 
appoint, the record hooks of attendance of the public schools of the city 
during the current year, for the purpose of verifying the figures given 

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School Department, continued. 

by the college alumnae and the superintendent of schools in order to 
ascertain it the recommendation tor schools in the different sections 
are actually required in those sections, or whether they should not be 
erected in other sections, dif-cussed c 441,442-referred lo the mayor c 442 

school site, North 12nd : see North End 

school-house, Wnrd 17: order that the school committee be re- 
quested through the mayor lo look into the advisability of securing a 
site for a school-house at the corner of Thorndike and Heed sts., and 
report their findings, lelerred to the mayor C803; order that the school 
committee be requested through the mayor to look into the advisability 
of securing a site for a school-house at the corner of Thorndike and 
Heed sts. fete, referred to the mayor c S03; communication from the 
mayor transmitting communication from the school committee relative 
to, ordered printed and assigned c 957-taken up (CD. 180), referred to 
committee on finance c 10511 

Smith school-house : order that the superintendent ot public build- 
ings through the mayor be requested to cause repairs to be made on 
school-house, according to plans and estimates prepared by the superin- 
tendent, etc., discussed c 404, 495-referred to the mayor c 4^5 

Starr King school-house: report on the communication (referred 
as unfinished business of last vear) from the committee surrendering the 
school house 011 Tennyson St., no action necessary, accepted a 317 
c 321 

Thomton-st. primary school: report on the communication (re- 
ferred as unfinished business of last year) from the school committee 
surrendering primary school-house, no action necessary, accepted a 317 
c 321 

Ticknor school, sanitary condition : order that the committee 
on public buildings department be requested to report as to the sanitary 
condition of the school, referred to committee on public buildings de- 
partment c 30S, 309 

Webb school-house, surrender : communication from the school 
committee that said school-house be surrendered to the city council, 
with the recommendation that the building and land be sold, and that 
the proceeds of the same be applied to an appropriation for high school- 
house in East Boston; order to sell and apply proceeds as stated, re- 
ferred to committee on schools and school-houses c 431-report, referred 
to street commissioners, accepted c 637 a 662; communication from 
street commissioners relative to, sent down a 6S7-referred to committee 
on schools and school-houses C692; order thai street commissioners be 
requested to sell school as soon as use of same by election commission- 
ers shall terminate, passed c 694, referred to committee on public lands 
c 731 

West Concord St. primary school and yard : order that the com- 
mittee on schools and school-houses report to this body on the sanitary 
condition of primary school and yard, referred to committee on schools 
and school-houses c 560 

School street, Roxbury. 

sidewalk : Theo. Kraft, petition a 565-granted a 577 ; Edward J. Flynn, 
petition a 942-granted a 944 

Schubert, Lesser. 

petition for a merry-go-round, Blue Hill ave. a 6S3-granted a 68S 

Schurman, Isaac, et al. * 

sidewalk, Mill St., petition a 472-granted a 4S4 

Schwaar, Charles F. T. 

appointed constable a 624-confirmed a 663 

Schwartz, Moses. 

petition, sign, Bunker Hill St. a 2So-granted a 28S 

Schwoerer, Wm. 

bay-window, Columbus ave., petition and order for hearing a 343-hearing 
a 372-granted a 379 

Scofield, Fred 

stable, Grampiai 
a 785-granted f 

Scollay square. 

underground lavatory: order that the mayor instruct the board of 
health to consider and report as to the expediency of establishing a 
department of public comfort, underground, and whether or not it 
would be feasible to construct an underground department in connec- 
tion with the subway, and to prepare an estimate of the cost of the 
same, etc., referred to the mayor c 559 

Scotia street. 

area: Edison Electric Illuminating Competition to place in sidewalk 
a 564, 565-granted a 576 

sidewalks : Edison Electric Illuminating Company, petition a 6S3- 
granted a 6go 

stable : Lester Leland, petition and order for hearing a 31-hearing a 11S- 
granted a 123; Elisha S. Converse, petition and order for hearing a 31- 
hearing a nS-granted a 123 



stable, Grampian way, petition and order for hearing a 765-hearing 
a 785-granted a 78S 



Scott, Mrs. H. M. 

petition to trim tree, K st. a 764-granted a S06 



Seager Bros. , 

petition to erect building, Washington St., Brighton a 420-report, no 
action necessary a 539 c 544 

Seager, S. H. 

bay-windows, Washington St., cor. Harvard pi., Brighton, petition and 
order for hearing a 663-hearing a 683-granted a 6S7 

Sealing of Weights and Measures Department. 

committee : appointed a SS c 136 

sealer : Joseph Torndorf, Jr., appointed a 251-confirmed a 316 
deputy sealers : Daniel P. Sullivan, Charles Mintz, Raphael Ros- 
nosky, Edwin J. Turner, John J. Higgins, Jeremiah J.Crowley, Daniel 
J. Moynihan, jr., Thomas F. Brophey, appointed a 251-confirmed a 316, 
317; Win. H. Fallon, appointed a 313-confirmed a 341 ; John Golding, 
appointed a 313-confirmed a 341 ; ordinance to amend chapters 2, 3, and 
34 of the revised ordinances of 1S92, providing for the appointment of 
two additional deputy sealers, discussed c 266, 267-passed c 267 a 283 

Sears, Wm. F. 

petition, transparency, West Broadway a 763-granted a 772 

Seaverns, Mrs. S. H. 

petition, compensation for damages to estate, Evergreen St., caused by 
blasting a 729-refused a S6S c S7S 

Second street. 

sewer : order for construction, referred to committee on streets and 

sewers a 739-report, accepted, order passed a 742 
sidewalk : W. T. Eaton, petition a 7S6-granted a 788 

Segel, Louis. 

bay-windows, Lowell St., petition and order for hearing a 230-hearing 
a 251-granted a 345; bay-windows, Cooper St., petition and order for 
hearing a 252-hearing a 279-granted a 573; bay-window, Poplar St., 
petition and order for hearing, referred to committee on streets and 
sewers a 399-report, accepted a 404-hearing a420-granted a 425 ; Charles 
J. Wyzanski, petition for revocation of permit for bay-windows, Lowell 
and Cotting sis. a 564; bay-window, Poplar St., petition and order for 
hearing a 732-hearing a 749-aranted a 760; Charles 1. Litchfield et als., 
petition for revocation of permit a 866 

Segreve, Thomas. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries a uS-refused a 62S c 635 

Self, Laura, et als. 

petition, sewer, Lawrence ave. a 530-report, no action necessary, ac- 
cepted a 78S 

Seventeenth of June. 

appi'opriation : order that the auditor transfer sum of $121.12 from 
appropriation for mayor, public celebrations July fourth, to mayor, 
public celebrations, seventeenth of June, passed c 723 a 731 

celebration: order that the committee on appropriations be requested 
to include in their report the sum of $7,500, said sum to constitute an 
appropriation lor celebration, referred to committee on appropriations 
c 26-referred to committee on finance a 169 c 179; order that a special 
committee be appointed lo prepare a plan for celebration, passed c 26 
a 30-committee appointed a SS c 136-report, with programme and order, 
for spending of money, accepted, passed a 500 c 50S 

naval vessels to coine to Boston : see Mayor 

parade : order to close certain streets in the Charlestown district on 
Wednesday, June 17, passed a 574, 575 

Seventh street. 

sign : Willis H. Stannard, petition a 421-granted a 454 

Sewall court, Charlestown. 

light : order that superintendent of lamps be requested to place light in 
court, referred to the mayor c 395 

Sewall street. 

claims : W. A. Browning, petition, offering an invalid tax deed of es- 
tate a 1027 

Sewer Assessment Charges. 

order that a special committee be appointed to investigate the matter of 
charges for sewer assessments, laid over c 312-taken up, passed c 409- 
committee appointed c 495 

Sewers. (See Street Department, Sewers.) 
Shamrock street. 

sewer : Michael L. Lynch et als., petition that defective condition be 
remedied a 7S6 

Shannon Brothers. 

petition, license to run barges a 421-granted a 450 



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SHANNON 



SHINE 



Shannon, James H., Councilman, Ward 6. 

qualified : page i 

appointed: teller fourth division c 17; committee on mayor's address 
c 4S; committee on gas-house nuisance, North End c Sr ; committee on 
park department, registry department, sealing of weights and measures 
department, water department, mayor's address, gas house nuisance 
c 136; Patriots' Day c 312; committee on Greenhalge eulogy c 367; 
committee on ferry between South Boston and East Boston c 415; com- 
mittee on sewer assessments c 495 

orders offered: Atlantic ave., tracks c 43; Atlantic ave., repaving 
c 43; smoke from gas plant c 43 ; eulogy on life and services of the late 
Frederic T. Greenhalge c 24S; celebration, Patriots' Day c 273; new 
maps C 337; free transfers c 337 ; engine-house, Battery St. c 396; ring- 
ing of bells, April 20 c 390; committee on gas-house nuisance c 435, 
4.36; reimbursement of firemen c 464; Public Library branch c 493; 
public hearings, gas nuisance c 524; gas-house nuisance, North Knd, 
extension of lime for committee, report c 639; Salem St., asphalting 
C704; North End park c 704; watering trough, cor. Battery and Com- 
mercial sts. c 704; call for resignation of captain of the "J. Putnam 
Bradlee " c 959 ; skating, North End park c 960; Atlantic ave., crossing 
c gSo; lamp, cor. So. Market st. and Ford Run c 9S0; repairs on clock, 
Christ chinch c 994, 995 

renisirks : rules and orders of the common council c 16, 17; smoke from 
gas plant c 43; rules and orders, contingent expenses c 104; playground 
lor the North End c 1S3, 1S4, 217, 223; death of Governor Greenhalge 
C247; death of Councilman Butler c 292; committee on gas-house nui- 
sance c 435, 436; sanitation and ventilation of school-houses c 460, 461 ; 
reimbursement of firemen c 4O4 ; lease of Mutual District Messenger 
Company c 507, 50$; loan forschool improvements c 514, 522, 523; baud 
Stand, North sq. c 5S2; gas-house nuisance, report c 639; relative to 
question of privilege c 720; resignation of captain of "J. Putnam Brad- 
lee " C959, 960; removal of superintendent of tire alarm system cg6i;call 
for removal of superintendent of fire alarm system c 961 ; fire alarm 
system c 977-979; clock in Christ church c 944,995; closing remarks, 
thanks 10 president c 1055 

resolutions of sympathy : extended by members of the common 
council on account of death of mother, passed c 161 

Shannon street, Brighton. 

lamps : John Behan et tils., petition a 203 

Shapiro, Ovsi. 

petition to maintain stand, City Mall ave. a 564-refused a 576, 577 

Sharaf & Snow. 

petition, sign, Court st. aS64-granted a S75 

Sharon and Rose streets, West Roxbury. 

acceptance : order that the street commissioners, through the mayor, 
be requested to accept immediately such portions of streets as may be- 
necessary to secure the safety and convenience of the pupils of the Ste- 
phen P. Weld School, passed c 134, 135-referred to committee on street 
laying-out department a 140-report, accepted, order passed a 344 

Shaw, Eliza. 

sidewalk, Cobden St., petition a 530-granted a 542 

Shaw, Enoch J. 

petition to erect hitching-post, Sagamore St. a 625-granted a 631 

Shaw, Harriet B. 

stable, Wyoming St., petition and order for hearing a 919-hearing a 964- 
granted a 967 

Shaw, Joseph P. 

stable, Brookside ave., petition and order for hearing a 919-hearing a 964- 
granted a 1067 

Shaw, Wm. B. 

petil ion to trim tree, Worcester st. a 655-granted a 806; petition to trim 
tree, Appleton st. a 88S-granted a 951 

Shawmut Avenue. 

iron pipe : Richard Addison, petition to lay a 730-granted a 742; 

Richard Addison, petition a 764-granted a 770 
paving: order that the committee on finance provide in their report the 

sum of $ (5, 000 for paving from Concord st to Northampton St., referred 

to committee on finance c 434 
sign : Edward F. Sullivan, petition a 446-granted a 454; M. S. Rosen- 

baum, petition a 7Ss-granted a 7SS; Adolph Friedlander, petition a S05- 

granteu a 815 

Shawmut and Massachusetts avenues. 

baj - windows : Austin Cannon, petition and order for hearing 3343- 
hearing a 372-granted a 539 

Shawmut avenue and Ruggles street. 

bay-windows: Joseph Ham, petition and order for hearing a 499-hear- 
ing a SiS-granted a 73S 

a 



petition to maintain lunch-wagon, cor. Eustis and Washington sts. a 50- 
refused a 57 



Shawmut avenue and Rutland street. 

restrictions : First Free Baptist Society, petition that certain restric - 
tions be modified so that said estate may be used for educational pur- 
poses, referred to committee on public lands c 716-report with order, 
accepted, passed a S65, 867 

Shawmut avenue and Williams street. 

trees : J. II. Mullen, petition to remove a 342-granted a 377; J. H, Mul- 
len, petition, removal a 421-granted a 474 

Shawmut avenue, and other streets. 
sewer : report no action necessary on petition of Frederick O. Prince 
et als. (referred from last year), that sewers he enlarged, accepted a 7S8 

Shawmut avenue, Roxbury street, and Guild Row. 

sewer : ordered a 7S0 

Shea, James. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries a 372 

Shea, John F. 

petition, compensation, personal injuries a 372-refused a 664-recommitted 
c 671 

Shea, Timothy. 

petition that balance remaining from tax sale of es'tate, E. Ninth and I 
sts., be paid to Owen A. Galvin a 749-granted a S69 c 87S 

Shea & Lannon. 

petition, sign, Boylston st. a 372-granted a 539 

Sheehan, George H. 

petition to mainta 
refused a 57 

Sheehan, John. 

bav-windows, Washington St., West Roxbury, petition and order for 
hearing a 77S-hearing a 7S5, report, no action necessary, accepted a 915 ; 
bay-windows and cornice, Washington St., petition and order for 
hearing a 806-hearing a 829-granted a 833 

Sheerin, Patrick J. 

petition, license, Gurney Hall, for the season a so-granted a 52 

Shelden street. 

tree : H. A. Bailey, petition, removal a 749 

Shelton street. 

buildin u : John Bradley, petition to erect a S3-granted c 195 a 205 
sewer : John Bradley et als., petition a S8S 

Shepard, Charles H. 

injuries to horse, Blue Hill ave., refused a 906 c 92S 

Shepard, Harry N., trustee. 

petition to construct coal-hole, Portland st. a So5~granted a 812 

Shepard, Otis, et at. 

report and order for hearing on order to lake land, Homes ave., for sewer 
purposes, accepted, passed a 4S3-hearing a 564-report accepted, order 
passed a 577 

Sheridan, General. (See, also, Statues to Famous Soldiers.) 
order that a special committee be appointed to consider the erection of a 
statue, laid over c 165, taken up, passed c 274 a 2S1 ; committee appointed 
a 281 c 312 

Sherman, General. (See. also, Statues to Famous Soldiers.) 

Older that a special committee be appointed to consider the erection of a 
statue, laid over c 165, taken up, passed c 274a2Si ; committee appointed 
a 2S1 c 312 

Sherman & Mugford. 

erection of building, Tremont St., granted c 226 a 230 

Sherman street. 

sidewalks : John J. Johnston, petition a 625-granted a 633 

Sherwin, Dr. A. C. 

petition, removal tree, Tremont st. a 6S3-granted a S06 

Shiek, Edward P. 

petition to run passenger barges a 251-granted a 252; petition, license to 
run barges a 342-granted a 344 

Shine, Emma and Solomon. 

petition, sewer, Judson St. a 902 



SHIRLEY 



SMITH 



Shirley street. 

building : Star Brewing; Co., petition to erect a 7S5 
stable : Star Brewing Co., petition and order for hearing a 230-hearing 
a 314-granted a 320 

Short street. 

railroad gates : order that the superintendent of streets, through the 
mayor, be requested to ask the Boston, Revere Beach and Lynn Rail- 
road Co. to place gates on both sides of tracks at the Harbor View 
station, referred to the mayor c 802-referred to committee on streets 
and sewers a S06 

Shue, Charles K. 

petition to place sign in tree, Linden Park st. a 421-referred a 430 

Shuebruk, R. 

petition, sign, Columbus ave. a SS7 

Shurtleff, Frank H., et ah. 

petition, lamps, Mt. Vernon, LaGrange, Perham, and Baker sts. a S05 

Shuster, Jacob M. 

petition for a hearing on claim for damages caused by defect in highway 
a 372-refused a 424 c 432 

Sidewalk Assessments. (See Street Department.) 

Sidewalks. (See Street Department and Name of Street.) 

Sigourney street and Glen road. 

tree : order to remove tree in front of estate of Benjamin Brewster, 
passed a 574 

Silck, Henry C. 

petition for athletic entertainments, Music Hall a g-granted a 9 

Silloway, Charles E. 

notice of appointment as first assistant city messenger a 450 c 455 

Silverberg, M. 

petition, sign, Washington St. a 655-granted a 665 

Silverstein, Abraham T. 

appointed constable a 774-confirmed a 7S6 

Silverstein, Harris. 

petition to project lantern, Leverett St. a 372-refused a 73S 

Silverstein, Israel. 

bay-window, Anderson St., petition and order for hearing a 567-hearing 
a 596-granted a 73S; bay-window, Revere St., petition and order for 
hearing a 567-hearing a 596-granted a 738 

Silverstein, Myer L. 

petition, illuminated sign, Avery St. a 901-granted a 915 

Simmons, G. W 

bay-windows, North St., petition and order for hearing a 343-hearing 
a 372-granted a 379; communication from the mayor, vetoing permit, 
veto sustained a 397 

Simmons, I. 

petition, signs, Washington st. a 805-granted a 815 

Simon, Morris. 

petition, sign, Salem st. a 864-granted a 875 

Simonds, Nathan A. 

stable, Cambridge St., Brighton, petition and order for hearing a 987- 
hearing a 1069 

Simpkins, Wm. J. 

petition, sign, Dudley St. a 3gS-granted a 539; petition, sign, Dudley St. 
a 901-granted a 915 

Simpson, Frank N. 

petition, lamps, extension of Norton and Barrington sts. a 777 

Simpson, Thomas A. 

petition, compensation for damages to coupe a 763-refused a 920 c 928 

Sing, Wing. 

petition to box tree, Columbus ave. a 229-refused a 235 

Sinking Fund Commissioners. 

board of commissioners : John H. Sullivan and Lawrence Minot 

appointed members a 4iS-confirmed a 44S 
borrowing capacity of the city : see Finance 

(122) 



Sire, Julius. 

petition, license to exhibit marionettes for the season, granted a 53S 

Sise, A. F., trustee. 

petition to construct areas and coal chutes, Pemberton sq. a 497-granted 
a 505 

Skelton, Frank B., trustee. 

petition to lay pipe, Poplar st. a 497-granted a 506; petition to put oil pipe 
in sidewalk, Poplar st. a 764-granted a 770 

Sklar, M. 

petition, sign, Dover st. a 72S-granted a 7S0 

Sklar, Morris. 

petition, sign, Warren St. a 9iS-granted a 923 

Slakin, H. A. 

petition to excavate cellar below grade, Albany st. a 341-granted a 424 

Slatcovich, Joseph. 

petition to project sign, Anderson st. a S64~granted a S75 

Slater Wm. E. 

petition to stand wagon, Broadway a 50-granted a 57; communication! 
from the mayor, vetoing permit, veto sustained a 82 

SI aughter-house. 

licenses granted Samuel S. Learned, and Hathaway & Gould a 449; appli- 
cation for licenses from Frank W. Dyer, Charles F. Cune, and Wm. 
H. Munroe, granted a 424 

Sloane, John J. 

petition, sign, Porter st. a 564-granted a 73S; petition to project sign, cor. 
Orleans and Webster sts. a 964-granted a 967 ; communication from the 
mayor vetoing permit, veto sustained a 970, 971 

Slocum, W. H„ Jr. 

stable, Pond St., petition and order for hearing a 6S6-hearing a 728- 
granted a 743 

Small, Almon H. 

sidewalk, Highland St., petition a j6S-gtanted a 3S0 

Smart, Alfred. 

barber-pole, East Third St., petition a 729-granted a 73S 

Smith, A. O., et ah. 

petition to erect building, Polk St. a 763 

Smith, Mrs. Drusilla. 

petition, license to maintain lying-in hospital, Appleton St. a 749-license 
approved a 833 

Smith, E. A. 

petition to be paid for loss of fowls killed by dogs a 6S3-gra.nted a 733 

Smith, E. A., & Co. 

petition, flags, Chauncy st. a 655-refused a 666 
Smith, Mrs. Edgar C. 

petition to be paid for loss of fowls killed by dogs a 50-granted a 285 

Smith, Eva V. 

petition, removal of tree, Armandine St. a 564-granted a 663 

Smith, Felix. 

petition, sidewalk, Vernon st. a 472-granted a 4S4 

Smith, G. Waldon, Councilman, Ward 18. 

qualified : page 1 

appointed : teller third division c 17; legislation affecting the common 
council c Si ; committee on fire department, Fourth of July, contingent 
expenses, new bridge to Everett, legislation affecting the common 
council c 135-137; committee on tenement districts c 165; committee on 
private ways, ward 1SC294; playground, ward 15 c 312; committee on 
municipal ownership of street railways c 367; committee to attend 
funeral of ex. Governor Russell c 714; committee to investigate real 
estate known as First Spiritual Temple c 995 

orders offered: election of president, substitute order c 13; burying 
of wires c 41 ; protest against abolishing of common council c* 46; 
sanitary condition, ward 1SC157; footbridge, ward iS c 157; printing 
proceedings of city council, substitute order c 1S9; recision of order 
for stationery for the common council c 196; new city hall c 270; 
paving Shawmut ave. c 434; footbridge, ward iS c 434; underground 
wires c 434; bicycle path in park system c 434; engrossing and framing' 
of resolutions passed relative to retiring officials C43S; hospital ana 
training school, fire department c 493 ; inspection of various departme